'Pennies For Puppies' honor the late K-9 'Vader'

Pennies For Puppies and Ponies, a community program benefiting the K-9 and Mounted Patrol Units for the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office- recently honored the late Lynnwood Police K9 “Vader” and his handler, Officer Curtis Zatylny for their tireless, proactive work. Founder, Carole Flynn White and active Founding Volunteer Barbara Harvey presented Vader’s partner Officer Zatylny…

‘Pennies For Puppies’ honor the late K-9 ‘Vader’

Pennies For Puppies and Ponies, a community program benefiting the K-9 and Mounted Patrol Units for the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office- recently honored the late Lynnwood Police K9 “Vader” and his handler, Officer Curtis Zatylny for their tireless, proactive work. Founder, Carole Flynn White and active Founding Volunteer Barbara Harvey presented Vader’s partner Officer Zatylny…

Endangered missing person advisory issued

The Everett Police Department is seeking the public’s help in looking for an endangered/missing juvenile. On the evening of May 9, officers were dispatched to the 9000 block of W. Mall Dr. on the report from a father that his daughter left their residence after an argument and had not returned. The 16 year-old daughter,…

Lynnwood Police Blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Lynnwood Police blotter. May 2 19500 block of Highway 99. Theft. A juvenile female was arrested for shop lifting bottles of alcohol. May 3 19700 block of 40th Ave. W. Ordinance violation. A 28-year-old woman was cited and released for leaving children unattended in a car. 20800 block…

Meadowdale students experience Mock DUI event

Students at Meadowdale High School got a first-hand look at the dangers of drinking and driving during the annual Prom Mock DUI event Monday afternoon in the school parking lot. Students with gory blood makeup acted out the consequences of a head-on collusion with two crashed cars. Real police and fire personnel also were a…

Lynnwood man killed in auto accident

Our news partner, the Seattle Times, is reporting that a Lynnwood man was killed in an accident May 3 on State Route 9. The 58-year-old Lynnwood man, at about 4:30 p.m. just south of Mount Vernon, was killed when his 2004 Kia Rio crossed the highway onto the opposing southbound lane and struck a 1996…

Lynnwood Police Blotter

The following are selected items from the Lynnwood Police Blotter. April 24 18200 block of 52nd Ave. W. Domestic. A verbal argument between parents of two small children over custody was reported. April 26 18400 block of 33rd Ave. W. Accident. A woman was arrested for hit and run. April 27 18100 block of 36th…

Apartment fire north of Lynnwood causes $400,000 damage, displaces 12 residents

One man was injured in a fire that caused more than $400,000 damage at an apartment complex north of Lynnwood on Thursday, May 2. Dispatchers received multiple 9-1-1 calls reporting flames coming from a first-floor apartment at The Seasons Apartment Homes in the 3700 block of 164th St. SW. just after 9:30 a.m. Firefighters responding…

Lynnwood Police offer free vacation house checks

Going on vacation? Don’t forget to sign up at the Lynnwood Police Department for your free Vacation House Check. It’s easy: Just come to the lobby at the police station on the corner of 44th Ave. W and 194th (Veterans Way) from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. When you’re there you’ll fill out a…

Update: Convicted sex offender moves out of Lynnwood

After a scheduled community meeting on April 24, Kevin Corning, a Level III Sex Offender who had moved into Lynwnood, decided to move out of the city and update his registration status as living in King County. Corning has advised the Lynnwood Police Department and the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office that he was planning to live…

Fire District 1 calls

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 692 calls April 11-24:  562 emergency medical aid calls, 34 motor vehicle collisions, 34 fires, 25 service calls, 3 natural gas leaks, 1 carbon monoxide alarm and 33 automatic fire alarms. April 11 VAN FIRE: At 8:51 p.m., firefighters extinguished a van engulfed in flames on SR 525…

Lynnwood Police Blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Lynnwood Police Blotter. April 19 19600 block of Heinz Pl. Theft. Plants were taken from a resident’s yard. April 23 3000 block of 184th St. SW. Accident. A hit-and-run collision was reported. 19300 block of 44th Ave. W. Assault. A 51-year-old male inmate assaulted another inmate over table…

Community Emergency Response Team training scheduled for May

Spaces remain for the spring session of the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training. Participants will learn minor fire suppression, disaster first aid, urban search and rescue, disaster psychology and more. Learn to help yourself and your neighbors when disaster strikes. Training will begin May 6 and be on Monday and Thursdays from 7-10 p.m….

VFW honors Lynnwood Police officer

Lynnwood Police Officer Ryan Hoirup has been chosen as the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 1040’s Officer of the Year for his consistent, outstanding work and personal sacrifice serving the community. Officer Hoirup has been a Lynnwood Police Officer for five years. He serves as a SWAT officer and Crime Scene Technician in addition…

City presents free domestic violence awareness and training seminar

Are you a community leader, non-profit support member or someone who works closely with a diverse population? Do you know the warning signs of domestic violence? Do you know how to help someone experiencing domestic violence? Then you should attend a free domestic violence and awareness training session conducted by Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish…

Residents learn about police in Citizens Academy

  The Lynnwood Police Department recently finished its 22nd Citizens Academy. Almost 70 individuals graduated from the 13-week, free, annual course that familiarizes citizens with common police procedures, activities and investigative techniques. Although this course will not make police officers out of the public, those who attend learn a great deal about all phases of…

Lynnwood Police Blotter: April 11-18

The following are selected items from the Lynnwood Police Blotter April 11 17200 block of Highway 99. Narcotics. A 30-year-old man was arrested for felony possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. 20000 block of 68th Ave. W. Theft. A vehicle was broken into and documents, bills, mail, debit cards and checks…

Meadowdale High School to host mock prom night DUI program

The Lynnwood Fire and Police departments will coordinate a mock prom night DUI program for Meadowdale High students on May 6. The scenario consists of a two-vehicle head-on crash and the resources used to respond to the DUI incident. The scene is meant to be as realistic as possible in an effort to reduce the incidence…

Lynnwood Police release information about sex offender

A public meeting about the release of a sex offender has been scheduled for 7 p.m., April 24 in the Lynnwood Municipal Court located on the second floor at 19321 44th Ave. W. in Lynnwood. Kevin Corning has advised the Lynnwood Police Department and the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office that he will be living in…

Lynnwood man drowns while surf perch fishing off the coast

Our news partner, the Seattle Times, is reporting that a Lynnwood man drowned while surf perch fishing off the coast. The Grays Harbor Sheriff’s Office and state Fish and Wildlife were called April 14 after an angler was reported missing in the water. “Both myself and another officer, plus two park rangers were right there…

Fire District 1 calls

Snohomish County Fire District 1 responded to 336 calls the week of April 4-10: 276 emergency medical aid calls, 15 fires, 30 motor vehicle collisions, six service calls, 19 automatic fire alarms, three carbon monoxide alarms, one natural gas leak and one hazardous materials response. April 4 COLLISION. At 10:47 a.m., firefighters responded to a…

Lynnwood Police Blotter

The following are selected incidents from the Lynnwood Police Blotter. April 5 19200 block of 44th Ave. W. Theft. A number of books were reported stolen from a library. 18500 block of 33rd Ave. W. Fraud. A woman said she was scammed out of $4,000 by two other women. 18400 block of Beech Rd. Malicious…

Lynnwood bank robbery suspect apprehended

After following up on several tips from the public, Lynnwood Police Detectives arrested the man believed to be responsible for robbing the Lynnwood Wells Fargo Bank on April 9. Detectives arrested the 46-year-old Seattle man in the Ballard area at noon, April 12 without incident. He will be booked into the Snohomish County Jail for…

Organized retail theft suspect arrested in Lynnwood

Lynnwood Police arrested a 49-year-old Seattle man, who is suspected of consistently breaking into cash registers at department stores all over the Puget Sound area. The thief would brazenly approach unattended cash registers and pry them open with a tool then flee the area. In the past month, he hit at least five different department…

Fire District 1 offering free smoke alarms and safety checks

Snohomish County Fire District 1 is offering free smoke alarms and educational home safety assessments for residents it serves in the communities of unincorporated southwest Snohomish County, Brier, Edmonds, Mountlake Terrace and Woodway. Funding for the program comes from a Vision 20/20 Grant awarded through the federal Assistance to Firefighter Grant program. The grant provides…