Suspect wanted in connection with MLT shooting identified in court documents

The suspect wanted in connection with the April 18 shooting in Mountlake Terrace that left two men seriously injured has been identified in charging documents filed with the Snohomish Prosecuting Attorney’s office. Deguialin Babkino Valdez, 22, of Everett, is facing multiple charges of first-degree assault after allegedly shooting two men at Taluswood Apartments in a…

Stolen vehicle pursuit ends with crash; suspect in custody

This story was updated at 10 a.m. with additional information from the Lynnwood Police Department. A Bremerton man was arrested late Wednesday night following police pursuit of a stolen vehicle, which ended when officers deployed road spikes, according to the Lynnwood Police Department. Around 10:50 p.m., a Lynnwood police officer was investigating a suspicious vehicle…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: April 18-23, 2021

April 18 4600 block 196th Street Southwest: A purse was stolen from Fred Meyer. 4700 block 176TH ST Southwest: A vehicle was stolen. 196th Street Southwest/Scriber Lake Road: Police responded to a verbal domestic disturbance. 4800 block 196th Street Southwest: A subject was removed from the location and cited with obstruction. 4600 block 196th Street…

One driver injured in I-5 rollover collision Tuesday

A two-vehicle collision on Interstate 5 near 44th Avenue West injured one driver and blocked two lanes of traffic for a short time Tuesday morning, according to the Washington State Patrol. Emergency crews responded around 10:30 a.m. to the collision on I-5 in Mountlake Terrace, which occurred one vehicle — a Saturn sedan — merged…

April 29 webinar will introduce state’s new earthquake warning system

The Washington Emergency Management Division and Pacific Northwest Seismic Network are hosting a free webinar Thursday, April 29 from 10 – 11:30 a.m. presenting key information about the state’s new ShakeAlert Earthquake Early Warning system that will launch next month. The system, operated by the United States Geological Survey in cooperation with the Pacific Northwest…

Suspect who shot two in Mountlake Terrace still at large

Mountlake Terrace police are still looking for the suspect who shot two Mountlake Terrace men at the Taluswood Apartments earlier this week. According to Commander Pat Lowe, the male suspect — who shot two of his roommates around 11:30 p.m. April 18 — has not been found. One of the two shooting victims has been…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: April 11-17, 2021

April 11 4600 block 196th Street Southwest: A theft was reported at Fred Meyer. 4600 block 196th Street Southwest: A theft occurred at Fred Meyer. 17200 block Highway 99: Police referred a case to Child Protective Services. 19400 block Alderwood Mall Parkway: A subject was removed from Barnes and Noble. 18600 block 33rd Avenue West:…

Two men at Harborview after shooting in Mountlake Terrace Sunday night

Updated with additional details Two Mountlake Terrace men are at Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center after being shot at the Taluswood Apartments around 11:30 p.m. Sunday night. According to Commander Mike Haynes, the male suspect was staying at the apartments, located in the 4300 block of 236th Street Southwest in the Mountlake Terrace, with several other…

Two injured in Meadowdale house fire early Saturday morning

Two people were seriously injured in an early morning house fire in the Meadowdale area north of Edmonds. Neighbors called 911 around 2:15 a.m. to report the fire at a two-story house in the 5800 block of 152nd Street Southwest. The two people injured were a woman, who lived at the house, and her son, who…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: April 4-10, 2021

April 4 20000 block 64th Avenue West: Police investigated an identity theft report. 17500 block Interstate 5: A driver was arrested for DUI. 18700 block Alderwood Mall Parkway: A driver was cited for traffic offenses. 19100 block Highway 99: A theft was reported. 19700 block 112th Avenue Northeast: A Lynnwood police K9 unit assisted the…

Lynnwood police grieve the loss of 35-year veteran officer Mark Brinkman

Members of the Lynnwood Police Department on Monday mourned the death of 35-year veteran police officer Mark Brinkman, who served as the department’s drug recognition officer and president of the department’s police guild. Friends and colleagues remember Brinkman as a hardworking police officer, devoted husband and father, and strong leader and mentor. According to a…

Snohomish County auto theft task force seeking suspect in numerous crimes

The Snohomish County Auto Theft Task Force is asking for the public’s help in locating 36-year-old Aaron Johnson, who is suspected of committing multiple vehicle thefts, burglaries and a robbery. On Dec. 11, 2020, a woman was robbed of her vehicle outside her residence in Everett. Johnson arrived at the location in a stolen black…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: March 29-April 4, 2021

March 29 19200 block 40th Avenue West: A suspect was pretending to be someone else via text messaging. 20400 block Highway 99: A driver was arrested for DUI. 6800 block 196th Street Southwest: A subject was removed from the location. 3300 block 203rd Street Southwest: Lynnwood police assisted another law enforcement agency. 6600 block 193rd…

South County Fire offering free online safety classes in April

South County Fire has free online classes and programs to help you stay safe and sound. All classes are offered using Zoom and require internet access via a smart phone, tablet or computer. Register in advance online at www.southsnofire.org/classes. Classes offered in April include: Child Car Seat Safety, April 7 at 1-2 p.m. or 6-7…

Lynnwood man unhurt in two-vehicle fatal crash on North Road Friday night

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash that occurred in the 17700 block of North Road in Bothell Friday.  According to the sheriff’s office, at approximately 7:44 p.m. a passenger car traveling northbound collided with a truck traveling southbound. A passenger in the car, an adult male, died at the scene. …

Snohomish County LEAD Program sees early success in finding alternatives to incarceration

With calls across the country for police reform, the Lynnwood Police Department is seeing early success with a program that offers low-level offenders community health and social services rather than jail time. In partnership with the Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office and Everett Police Department, Lynnwood police have been aiming to reduce criminal recidivism and…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: March 21-27, 2021

March 21 19300 block 44th Avenue West: Police investigated a reported sex offense. 4600 block 196th Street Southwest: A theft suspect was cited and released. 19200 block Alderwood Mall Parkway: A theft occurred at Best Buy. 3300 block 184th Street Southwest: Police responded to a robbery. 21000 block 61st Avenue West: A vehicle was prowled….

Lynnwood Police Blotter: March 14-22, 2021

March 14 4100 block 189th Place Southwest: A vehicle was prowled. 5200 block 168th Street Southwest: A subject was arrested for felony domestic assault. 6400 block 196th Street Southwest: A vehicle was prowled. 6500 block 208th Street Southwest: A verbal domestic disturbance was reported. 19200 block 52nd Avenue West: A driver was cited for driving…

Aug. 2 trial date scheduled for suspect in Fred Meyer stabbing death

An Aug. 2 trial date has been set for the 26-year-old woman charged with second-degree murder in the stabbing death of a man in front of the Lynnwood Fred Meyer in January, according to the Snohomish Prosecuting Attorney’s office. Shayla Baylor is being held in Snohomish County Jail on a $1 million bond. She faces…

South County Fire to host free Aging in Place class March 24

South County Fire is hosting an Aging in Place class at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 24 via Zoom. Assist your loved ones as they age and learn about programs to help them age in place in their own home. Learn when to recognize when they need to move on to the next level of care….

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office investigating shooting reported near Martha Lake

This story has been updated with information from the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that reportedly occurred Friday in unincorporated Lynnwood. Around 3 p.m., deputies responded to reports of shots fired near 164th Street Southwest and Larch Way near Martha Lake. According to the sheriff’s office, a…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: March 7-13, 2021

March 7 3000 block 184th Street Southwest: A vehicle was stolen from the Macy’s parking lot. 19300 block Alderwood Mall Parkway: A woman was assaulted, but would not provide any information about the incident. 17200 block Highway 99: A domestic verbal disturbance was reported at Walmart. 20700 block Highway 99: A subject was removed from…