Lynnwood police arrest Mukilteo man after finding large quantity of drugs

A Mukilteo man was arrested Saturday morning after police found approximately four pounds of methamphetamine, heroin and other drugs in his possession, according to the Lynnwood Police Department. At 5 a.m. Saturday morning, police contacted the 54-year-old man regarding possible stolen property. They found about two pounds of methamphetamine, two pounds of oxycodone, more than…

Holiday Dash gets season off to a running start

It was all holiday sweaters, antler headbands and Santa hats as more than 60 intrepid runners gathered in the Saturday morning drizzle at the Edmonds Boys and Girls club for the 9 a.m. start of the annual Holiday Dash. Begun in 2014 as a fun kick-off to the local holiday season, the Holiday Dash has…

Police investigating Thanksgiving Day incident of shots fired near Interurban Trail

Edmonds and Mountlake Terrace police are investigating a Thanksgiving Day incident of gunshots fired near the Interurban Trail. No one was reported injured but a window of a single-family home was blown out in the 7100 block of 224th Street Southwest in Edmonds, apparently due to a stray bullet. The remnants of a broken-out rear vehicle…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Nov. 14-20, 2021

Nov. 14 18900 block 51st Place West: A residence was burglarized. 44th Avenue West/172nd Street Southwest: Police responded to a hit-and-run collision. 3000 block 184th Street Southwest: A felony theft was reported at Alderwood Mall. 19800 block 50th Avenue West: Witnesses reported a vehicle theft in progress. The vehicle was quickly recovered but the suspect…

South County Fire updates commissioner election districts

New fire election district boundaries have been unanimously approved by the South County Fire Board of Commissioners to balance population based on the latest federal census counts as required by law. The regional fire authority (RFA) is governed by a board of seven fire commissioners: two elected at-large and five elected from commissioner districts. South…

South County Fire offers tips for a safe Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires, with three times as many compared to an average day, according to the National Fire Protection Association. South County Fire shares these tips for a safe Thanksgiving: Stay in your kitchen when you are cooking on the stove top so you can keep an eye on…

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office looking for armed robbery suspect

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office detectives said Monday they are seeking the public’s help in locating 22-year-old Ronell Latroy Mitchell. He is suspected of robbing a convenience store in unincorporated Lynnwood at gunpoint Sept. 29. He is also wanted by the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office for a separate robbery investigation. Mitchell is described as 6 feet…

South County Fire offering free aging in place class Nov. 24

South County Fire is offering a free online class on aging in place from 6-7 p.m. Nov. 24. This class identifies programs and safety tips to help you or a loved one age in place. Topics include falls prevention tips, medication safety and fire safety for older adults. The class also covers how to recognize…

Man arrested in Lynnwood for domestic assault, drugs, weapons charges

A convicted felon is back in custody after he assaulted a woman earlier this week and was later found with drugs and an illegal firearm in his possession, according to the Lynnwood Police Department. The 24-year-old Seattle man was arrested on Nov. 15 after he allegedly assaulted his ex-girlfriend and was found with a bag…

Girlfriend of Edmonds man shot in 2018 files lawsuit against sheriff’s deputy

The girlfriend of a 24-year-old Edmonds man who was shot and killed by a Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office deputy in 2018 has filed a lawsuit in Snohomish County Superior Court, alleging she suffered post-traumatic stress disorder and other injuries as a result of the shooting. The lawsuit, filed Nov. 15 by Brittany Jakobsen, said that…

Suspect arrested in connection with multiple Lynnwood burglaries

A Seattle man has been arrested in connection with two Lynnwood burglaries that occurred in October at a restaurant and tattoo parlor. The 29-year-old suspect allegedly committed two thefts last month. The first occurred on Oct. 6 at Little Caesar’s Pizza — located at 7600 196th St. SW — during which police said he posed…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Nov. 7-13, 2021

Nov. 7 4000 block 196th Street Southwest: A vehicle was prowled near Starbucks. 17200 block Highway 99: A theft was reported at Walmart. 18100 block 33rd Avenue West: A theft was reported at Costco. 4600 block 196th Street Southwest: A subject was arrested at Fred Meyer for a warrant. 20800 block Highway 99: A hit-and-run…

Hearings set for Nov. 16 on Regional Fire Authority 2022 budget, redistricting plan

Two public hearings will take place during the South County Fire Board of Commissioners’ regular meeting being held remotely on Tuesday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m.: Election redistricting proposal: The first hearing will be on a plan to update fire commissioner election districts to address population changes identified in the 2020 federal census as required…

Learning to live with coyotes: Tips for keeping pets and people safe

Early one morning several years ago, Edmonds resident Maggie Peterson let her 25-pound Boston terrier out to wander in the family’s fenced back yard so she could relieve herself. It was their normal routine to start the day, but that was about to change. “She came back in, I got my coffee, I’m sitting reading…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Oct.31-Nov. 6, 2021

Oct. 31 2900 block 184th Street Southwest: A felony theft was reported at the Home Depot. 3000 block 196th Street Southwest: Hotel staff at the Extended Stay America Suites reported a guest was being unruly and requested they be trespassed from the property. 18600 block 76th Avenue West: A catalytic converter was stolen in the…

Boo Han market shooter gets 45 1/2 years

In a sentence handed down Friday, Duy Phuong Nguyen, 28, will spend the next 45 1/2 years in prison in connection with the Sept. 29, 2020 shooting at Edmonds’ Boo Han Market located in the 22600 block of Highway 99 in Edmonds. The shooting killed his estranged wife’s friend Thanh Vy Ly, a 20-year-old Mountlake…

South County Fire to hold benefit charge public hearing Nov. 9

The South County Fire Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing Nov. 9 on the proposed 2022 benefit charge for the regional fire authority (RFA). The special meeting of the board begins at 7 p.m. and will be held remotely using Zoom teleconferencing (Meeting ID 861 5293 4763). For instructions on how to provide…

Learn how to prepare for disasters in free online class Nov. 10

Learn how to prepare and care for your family during a disaster in a free online class being presented by South County Fire on Wednesday, Nov. 10, from 6-7 p.m. Topics covered in this class include: Preparing for winter weather. How to build a preparedness kit for your family. Basic steps to creating a family…

Lynnwood man transported to Harborview Friday after Hwy 99 crash

A 60-year-old Lynnwood man was transported to Harborview Medical Center Friday after the vehicle he was driving collided with a parked car at 148th Street Southwest and Highway 99. According to the Washington State Patrol, the driver was headed northbound on Highway 99 at 12:43 p.m. when he suffered a medical episode. The vehicle crossed…

Reminder: Change your clocks, check your smoke alarms this weekend

This Sunday, Nov. 7, marks the end of daylight savings time. The State Fire Marshal’s Office encourages you to check your smoke alarm when turning back your clocks. According to the National Fire Protection Association, working smoke alarms save lives by cutting the risk of dying in a home fire by half. Smoke alarms should…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Oct. 24-30, 2021

Oct. 24 17200 block Highway 99: A driver was cited for a traffic offense. 1900 block 110th Street Southeast: Lynnwood police K9 assisted the Everett Police Department. 12th Avenue Northwest/140th Street Northwest: Lynnwood police K9 assisted the Marysville Police Department. 200 West Mukilteo Boulevard: Lynnwood police K9 assisted the Everett Police Department. 18600 block 33rd…

Lynnwood city leaders break ground on Community Justice Center

After years of planning, Lynnwood officials gathered Wednesday to mark the beginning of construction on the future Community Justice Center. The $69 million project includes redeveloping the city’s police department, jail and municipal courts and expanding to partner with the neighboring Community Health Center to provide substance abuse and rehabilitation treatments.  Shovels in hand, Lynnwood’s…