Lynnwood police seeking suspect in Edmonds CC campus assault

The Lynnwood Police Department is investigating an alleged assault that occurred early Wednesday morning at Edmonds Community College, leaving one man with minor injuries. At 6:45 a.m., a 50-year-old man reported he was assaulted on the Edmonds CC campus near the bus terminal after getting off of a Community Transit bus. According to the victim,…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Nov. 3-9, 2019

Nov. 3 4800 block 196th Street Southwest: A traffic stop led to the vehicle being impounded pending a search warrant for narcotics. 19300 block 60th Avenue West:  A man and woman who were suspected of shoplifting were arrested for warrants and possession of drug paraphernalia. 6200 block 200th Street Southwest: A man was arrested for…

Public invited to meet South County Fire Chief finalists Nov. 14

The public is invited to meet the three finalists for South County Fire Chief at a reception on Thursday, Nov. 14, 6-8 p.m., at South County Fire Headquarters, 12425 Meridian Ave. S, Everett. The finalists are: Bryan Brice, current Fire Chief for the City of Mount Vernon. Christopher Riley, a retired Fire Chief most recently…

Be prepared for cold and wet days ahead with these safety tips

The City of Lynnwood is preparing for the cold and wet season, and here’s what you can do to prepare too: Cover and wrap hose bibs in the front and back of your house to prevent freezing pipes. Remove debris such as leaves and packed snow from storm drains. This will help alleviate drainage problems…

Suspect in 196th Street bank robbery arrested, Lynnwood police say

A man accused of robbing a Lynnwood bank and attempting to rob another on Tuesday is now in police custody, Lynnwood police said. According to a statement released by the Lynnwood Police Department, a man who entered two banks on Nov. 5 with the intent to rob them was arrested in Mount Vernon on unrelated…

Medical examiner identifies two children who died in Lynnwood townhouse fire

The names of two siblings who died in a Lynnwood townhouse fire Sunday, Nov. 3 have been released by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner. The deaths were accidental and due to smoke inhalation, the medical examiner said. The victims are 15-year-old Victoria Jimenez Lopez of Shoreline and her 7-year-old brother Mardoqueo Jimenez Lopez. They were…

Lynnwood police searching for man accused of robbing two banks

Lynnwood police are searching for a man who allegedly robbed two banks  near 196th Street Southwest Tuesday morning. At 11:33 a.m., Lynnwood police received a call from KeyBank — located in the 19800 block of 44th Avenue West — that an adult male implied he had a weapon with the intent to rob the bank,…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Oct. 27-Nov. 1, 2019

Oct. 27 20500 block 56th Avenue West: Police responded to a domestic violence incident after threats were reportedly made. 5200 block 176th Street Southwest: Police responded to a verbal domestic disturbance between a husband and wife. 19900 block Scriber Lake Road: Police assisted an elderly woman in her residence after she fell. The woman was…

One in custody, three injured in five-car collision on Interstate 5 north of Lynnwood

A 44-year-old Bothell man was arrested and booked into Snohomish County Jail following a five-vehicle crash on Interstate 5 just north of Lynnwood Sunday that injured three. The man, suspected of driving while intoxicated, is under investigation for vehicular assault because one of the victims involved in the collision sustained a broken leg, said Washington State Patrol…

Siblings from Shoreline were victims of Lynnwood townhouse fire

South County Fire has released additional information about the two juveniles who died in a fire that engulfed a Lynnwood townhouse Sunday. The victims found in the Lynnwood Townhouse apartments, in the 6700 block 196th Street Southwest, were siblings — a 15-year-old girl and a 7-year-old boy — from Shoreline, said South County Fire spokesperson…

Two children die in Lynnwood townhouse fire Sunday

Two children died and a third was injured during a Sunday afternoon fire at the Lynnwood Town Home apartments in the 6700 block 196th Street Southwest. Authorities are investigating the cause of the two-alarm blaze, which was reported at 2:37 p.m. Sunday, and generated columns of smoke visible from miles away. The age and sex…

DUI suspected in Lynnwood vehicle rollover that injured four Saturday

Four teen passengers were injured in a DUI-related vehicle rollover crash early Saturday morning on Interstate 5 near the 196th Street Southwest exit, according to Washington State Patrol. At 4:45 a.m., state troopers responded to a report of a single-vehicle rollover involving a 2010 Honda CRV that left the roadway while taking the 196th Street…

Change your clocks, check your smoke alarms this weekend

This weekend when you change your clocks, take the time to check your smoke alarms too.   That’s the message from South County fire, which notes that working smoke alarms save lives. South County Fire offers these tips for checking the smoke alarms where you live:   ·         Check the batteries. Replace batteries every six…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Oct. 20-25, 2019

Oct. 20 18600 block 76th Avenue West: A vehicle was reported stolen while it was parked at a local business. 4600 block 196th Street Southwest: A shoplifting suspect was arrested at Fred Meyer after having stolen $1,700 in merchandise. 3000 block 184th Street Southwest: A customer reported that a Sephora bag  left in Victoria’s Secret…

Free Safe Boating seminars start Nov. 5 in Edmonds

Receive free training by Coast Guard Auxiliary instructors during a series of three Safe Boating seminars, starting Tuesday, Nov. 5.  It’s a chance to reinforce your safe boating practices and learn new skills on how to navigate local waters. Co-sponsored by the Port of Edmonds, the Edmonds Yacht Club and the Coast Guard Auxiliary, these seminars…

Support 7 honors long-time firefighter

More than 320 community members attended Support 7’s inaugural dinner earlier this month to recognize the tireless work of the emergency first responders who serve South Snohomish County. First responders, crisis survivors, community members and friends and family of Support 7 filled the Westgate Chapel gymnasium in Edmonds Oct. 18 to raise awareness and honor…

South County Fire Halloween safety tips

Halloween Safety Tips As little ghosts and goblins prepare to take to the streets on Halloween, South County Fire offers these reminders for a safe celebration: Safe walking Cross the street at corners, using traffic signals and crosswalks. Put down electronic devices, keep heads up and walk, don’t run, across the street. Use sidewalks or…

South County Fire announces three finalists for fire chief

Three finalists have been selected for the position of Fire Chief of South County Fire: Bryan Brice, current fire chief for the City of Mount Vernon. Christopher Riley, a retired fire chief most recently at the City of Colorado Springs. Brian Schaeffer, current fire chief for the City of the Spokane. The public will have…

Woman cited for negligent driving after hitting building

A woman was cited for negligent driving Monday afternoon when she drove her vehicle into a building in 19200 block of 36th Avenue West, according to the Lynnwood Police Department. At 3:13 p.m., Lynnwood police responded to a vehicle collision when a woman in her 30s was reported to have driven her Lexus sedan through…

Snohomish County Jail expands medication-assisted treatment program

Snohomish County has become one of the first large jails in the nation to offer comprehensive treatment options to all inmates with heroin or other opioid-related disorders. The Snohomish County Jail has expanded medication-assisted treatment (MAT), making it available to all inmates who qualify for the program. In the first two weeks of the program,…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: Oct. 13-18, 2019

Oct. 13 6600 block 198th Place Southwest: A vehicle was reported stolen. 5800 block 200th Street Southwest: An argument over property led to a reported domestic disturbance. No assault was reported. 3000 block 184th Street Southwest: A shoplifting suspect committed a theft while using tools. 4600 block 196th Street Southwest: A shoplifting suspect was arrested…

Celebrate National Bus Safety Week Oct. 21-25

The Lynnwood Police Department is asking the community to join local law enforcement in recognizing Oct. 21-25 as National School Bus Awareness Week. Community members are invited to help spread awareness about traffic safety around school buses. The theme for 2019 is “My School Bus, the Safest Form of Transportation.” To learn more about National…

Lynnwood police seek woman missing since September

Lynnwood police are seeking help locating Alexandria Youn Suk Kim, who has not been heard from or seen by family and friends since Sept 2. According to the police, Kim is a 65-year-old Asian woman with thinning black hair who occasionally wears glasses. She may be wearing a knit hat, dark blue blazer and blue…

Edmonds CC to participate in Great ShakeOut Oct. 17

Edmonds Community College will participate in The Great ShakeOut on Thursday, Oct. 17. The Great ShakeOut is a global emergency preparedness event that encourages participants to practice how to “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” during an earthquake. The Edmonds CC drill will held between 10-10:30 a.m. Thursday, and begin with a digital message display on…