Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office detectives seek missing Bothell man

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating 38-year-old Namig Bekirov of Bothell, who has not been heard from since Friday, June 7. Namig’s 2017 silver Dodge truck with license plate #C66888K is also missing. The truck has a Monster Energy decal on the center rear window. Namig does not…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: June 16-22, 2019

June 16 6400 block 200th Street Southwest: A woman was arrested in Gold’s Park for possession of drug paraphernalia and making false statements to a police officer. She also had a warrant. 17900 block Ash Way: A man was arrested for a weapons violation and other drug-related charges. He also had credit cards in his…

Register your neighborhood for Aug. 6 Lynnwood Night Out Against Crime

Lynnwood is participating in the 2019 “National Night Out Against Crime” celebration scheduled all across America for Tuesday evening, Aug. 6. During National Night Out, residents turn on their porch lights, lock their doors and go out to meet their neighbors in the name of crime prevention. In 2018, more than 38.5 million people in…

Washington State Patrol to focus on distracted drivers this weekend

Washington State Patrol troopers will conduct a statewide emphasis on distracted driving from Friday, June 21 through Sunday, June 23.  The Washington Traffic Safety Commission lists distracted driving as the cause of 30% of statewide traffic fatalities as well as the cause of 23% of all serious injury collisions in Washington. In 2018, WSP contacted…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: June 9-15, 2019

June 9 4600 block 196th Street Southwest: The victim of a vehicle prowl reported credit card stolen. The card was reported to have been used to make unauthorized purchases at Fred Meyer. 5700 block 173rd Place Southwest: Police investigated parents accused of allegedly abusing their developmentally disabled son. 3000 block 184th Street Southwest: Police are…

Families learn about fire safety at Keeler’s Corner open house

Families gathered at the Keeler’s Corner Fire Station 10 in Lynnwood Thursday night for a Neighborhood Night Open House sponsored by South County Fire. Attendees met firefighters, toured fire engine and medic units, and learned about South County Fire emergency services and programs.  

Lynnwood Police Blotter: June 2-8, 2019

June 2 4200 block 196th Street Southwest: A man and woman were reported to have committed fraud at a Sprint store. 5100 block 200th Street Southwest: A fence was tagged with gang-related graffiti. 18600 block 33rd Avenue West: A man was arrested for shoplifting from J.C. Penney. Police also found what they believed to be…

A summer heat safety alert for your pet, from Lynnwood PD

Even with windows open and water available, the inside of a vehicle on an 80-degree day can rise to over 100 degrees within minutes. Animals become stressed very quickly. The Lynnwood Police Department reminds residents to keep their animals at home and to plan their trips carefully when animals are in vehicles — and to avoid…

Reminder: South County Fire Neighborhood Night Open House June 13

South County Fire is hosting a Neighborhood Night Open House on Thursday, June 13, at Keeler’s Corner Fire Station 10, located at 3922 156th St. S.W. in Lynnwood. The community event lasts from 5:30-7 p.m. and free to the public. Meet the firefighters, learn about emergency services and programs, and find out how to protect…

Lynnwood driver arrested after backing into Edmonds patrol car, leaving scene

A 27-year-old man from Lynnwood was arrested early Wednesday morning for vehicular assault and eluding a police vehicle after he purposely backed into an Edmonds police patrol car and fled following an attempted traffic stop at Olympic View Drive and Wharf Street. A passenger from Brier was also arrested during the incident. According to police,…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: May 26-June 1, 2019

May 26 17200 block Highway 99: A man was arrested for shoplifting from Walmart. When police arrested him, they found heroin in his possession. 18900 block 44th Avenue West: Three juveniles were reported to have stolen from a locker room at the Lynnwood Recreation Center. 5900 block 178th Place Southwest: Police responded to a verbal…

Cops and kids enjoy the day in Lynnwood

Families got a chance to hang out with Lynnwood police officers and learn more about their jobs during the annual Cops and Kids event Saturday at Alderwood Mall. Cmdr. Wes Deppa said he started the Cops and Kids event in 2014 as a way to let community members develop meaningful relationships with police officers. “It’s…

Reminder: Lynnwood police invite families to Cops and Kids June 1

The Lynnwood Police Department is inviting families to spend the afternoon with officers at the annual Cops and Kids event on Saturday, June 1. Families are invited to meet local police officers and see an extensive display of police cars, motorcycles and specialty police vehicles. See police vehicles and equipment up close, demonstrations from police…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: May 19-25, 2019

May 19 2800 block 196th Street Southwest: Police responded to a reported theft at Whole Foods. 17200 block Highway 99: A man was arrested for shoplifting from Walmart and possession of heroin. 3700 block 196th Street Southwest: A vehicle was reported stolen at the City Center Apartments complex. 18600 block 33rd Avenue West: A man…

Lynnwood police arrest domestic violence suspect who took baby

Lynnwood police Sunday morning arrested a Everett man after he allegedly entered the apartment of his Lynnwood girlfriend, assaulted her and left with the couple’s 6-week-old baby. According to Lynnwood Police Commander Jim Nelson, the suspect — armed with a firearm — entered the Lynnwood apartment in the 20500 block of 68th Avenue West about…

Summer safety tips from the Red Cross

Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer, and the American Red Cross is offering the following safety tips: Water Safety Before going in, on or around the water, every family member should become “water smart.” This starts with learning to be safe, making good choices, and learning to swim to at least achieve the skills…

Life jacket cabinet now open at Martha Lake

A program aimed at preventing drowning by loaning out life jackets free of charge is returning to Martha Lake Park along with other lakes around Snohomish County including Lake Stevens, Marysville, and Silver Lake. Life jacket loaner cabinets opened on Friday, May 24 at the busy swimming area on the lake’s south end. This marks…

South County Fire Chief Bruce Stedman announces retirement

Fire Chief Bruce A. Stedman of South County Fire announced Wednesday morning that he will be taking a medical leave, effective immediately, and will be officially retiring on Aug. 1. Stedman joined South County Fire on Oct. 1, 2017, the same day the organization was established as a regional fire authority (RFA) combining Snohomish County…

Lynnwood police respond to report of woman with gunshot wound

Police responded to the area of 200th Street Southwest and 64th Avenue West in Lynnwood early Tuesday evening following a report of a woman with a gunshot wound. According to Lynnwood police, the woman received a non-life threatening “grazing gunshot wound.” Her male partner, who was intoxicated, was taken into custody for reckless endangerment. Detectives…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: May 12-18, 2019

May 12 3000 block 184th Street Southwest: A theft was reported at Alderwood Mall. 18601 block 33rd Avenue West: A theft was reported at J.C. Penney. 196th Street Southwest/Highway 99: A man was arrested after he drove his vehicle into another vehicle. The man had two children in the vehicle with him at the time…

Update: Missing Shorecrest HS student back home

The family of missing Shorecrest High School sophomore Isabela Scott reports that she has been found by Seattle police and returned safely to her family Monday evening, Shoreline Area News reports. The 15-year-old Scott was last seen Wednesday afternoon, May 15, at lunchtime at Shorecrest High School. She had left her phone at home.

15-year-old Shorecrest HS student missing

Republished with permission of Shoreline Area News. The family of 15-year-old Isabela Scott has requested that we publish this information about her. 15-year-old Isabela, a Shorecrest student, went missing on Wednesday afternoon, May 15, 2019. She was last seen at lunchtime at Shorecrest High School in Shoreline on 25th Avenue Northeast. The family does not…

South County Fire celebrates Emergency Services Week

First responders and community outreach staff were on hand Saturday to help South County Fire celebrate Emergency Medical Services Week with a Fire Station Open House and Teddy Bear Clinic at Edmonds Fire Station 17. Children brought their favorite stuffed animals to receive emergency care from firefighters in the medic unit, families toured the medic…

Emergency response at Lynnwood Community Health Center due to floor cleaner fumes

South County Fire crews were called to the Community Health Center of Snohomish County’s Lynnwood location Friday morning following reports that people were feeling ill on the second floor. Hazardous materials technicians determined the source was fumes from a cleaning product. According to South County Fire spokeswoman Leslie Hynes, firefighters responded to the Community Health…