Lynnwood police blotter: June 23-29

Lynnwood-police-patch3June 23
A vehicle was stolen from the 4000 block of 198th Street Southwest. The registered owner said she may have dropped her keys inside a nearby store, which may be how the vehicle was taken.

A vehicle prowl was reported in the 17500 block of Highway 99. A small rear window had been broken out and pry marks were visible near the window. Nothing was taken from inside. Estimated damage is $200.

A theft was reported in the 19100 block of Highway 99. A wallet containing $400 in cash was stolen.

A vehicle prowl was reported in the 6000 block of 168th Street Southwest. A child’s backpack had been taken from a vehicle about a week prior. A computer that belongs to the Edmonds School District was inside, along with a cell phone. The cell phone was tracked using GPS to an address on 52nd Street. The residents said they didn’t know anything about a stolen phone.

June 24
A bicycle was stolen from the 3300 block of 184th Street Southwest.

A theft in progress was reported at Alderwood Mall. A known suspect had stolen more than $1,000 worth of items from this store in the past and was now back inside and looked like he was taking items. He was detained and asked why, because he had not taken anything that day. The store’s manager confirmed he did not take anything, but had been alerted to the suspect by other stores in the area. The suspect had warrants out of Bellevue and Tukwila for theft. He was trespassed from the store in Alderwood Mall for one year, and the suspect’s update information was sent to Bellevue Police.

A vehicle prowl was reported in the 4600 block of 210th Street Southwest. $250 worth of items were taken from the vehicle. Damage to the vehicle is estimated at $100.

June 25
A theft was reported in the 20700 block of Highway 99. $400 worth of merchandise was stolen and recovered. One man was booked into the Lynnwood Jail.

A vehicle was stolen in the 18700 block of 33rd Avenue West. $500 worth of miscellaneous tools were inside the vehicle at the time.

A dog bite was reported in the 6800 block of 190th Street Southwest. The victim was working at the time, and was at the residence to collect on a past-due bill. He said he knocked on the door and the dog, a pit bull, ran out and bit him in the back of the leg. The officer asked if he would show him the injury on his leg, and the officer reported there was a “tiny red dot, approximately the size of the tip of a Sharpie… (but) no significant or major visible damage.” The dog’s owner was not home, but her daughters were. She believes her dog may have nipped at the victim when he began yelling at the young girls. She also said she has an agreement with the company affiliated with the victim that bill collectors won’t come to her house before July 1.

A jewelry box was found in the 19700 block of 68th Avenue West.

June 26
A woman was pulled over after driving aggressively near the intersection of Highway 99 and 202nd Street Southwest. The driver initially tried to flee, but eventually pulled over. An open case of beer was found in the back seat of the vehicle. The driver said she was the designated driver, and then passed several field sobriety tests, however she did not have a license on her. She was issued an infraction for driving without a license on her person and for failing to yield to an emergency vehicle.

A residential burglary was reported in the 6900 block of 189th Place Southwest. $1,500 in cash was stolen, along with an iPhone 6, a Seattle Supersonics mug, several pieces of costume jewelry and headphones. The total cost of the items is estimated to be worth $2,510.

A shoplifter was reported in the 2800 block of 196th Street Southwest. A woman called in a food order for salmon and chicken, totaling nearly $120. She then switched the tags to an order from a previous week, worth $25, and checked out with it. She is known to do this. She was then contacted by loss prevention and booked and released for theft.

A theft was reported in the 18300 block of Alderwood Mall Parkway. $80 worth of merchandise was stolen and recovered.

June 27
A 16-year-old driver was arrested for DUI in the 3600 block of 196th Street Southwest. She failed several field sobriety tests and blew a 0.033 blood alcohol concentration. She was taken into custody.

A misdemeanor theft was reported in the 18400 block of Alderwood Mall Parkway. $90 worth of merchandise was stolen and recovered.

The front window to a business was shattered in the 19000 block of 36th Avenue West. Nothing appeared to be missing, and no rock or object was found inside to determine how the window broke.

A package was stolen off of a porch in the 3800 block of 176th Place Southwest.

June 28
Suspicious activity was reported at Lynnwood Elementary School in the 18600 block of 44th Avenue West. Someone reported hearing glass break in the area. An officer responded and found a broken window and four sites of graffiti that appeared to be gang related.

A theft was reported in the 4600 block of 196th Street Southwest. $35 worth of merchandise was taken from a store and recorded on video surveillance. A suspect was identified and located, then arrested for theft and several outstanding warrants for forgery and theft.

A commercial burglary was reported in the 6200 block of 211th Street Southwest. A work vehicle had a key broken off in the ignition, the steering wheel housing was broken and several wires were exposed. An estimated $800 in damage was caused.

A theft was reported in the 21100 block of 49th Avenue West. A lawnmower had been taken.

An incident of child abuse was reported at Alderwood Mall. A 4-year-old child was left alone inside a vehicle. Mall security was able to open the door to speak to the child, who had stains on his clothes and what appeared to be chocolate on his face. One window was cracked about one inch. The boy’s father eventually returned to the vehicle about 13 minutes after the initial call to mall security. The officer explained to the father that the boy is too young to be left alone in a vehicle and that it is a criminal violation. The father said he wasn’t gone that long and didn’t think it would be a problem. He was issued a citation for leaving a child unattended. His driving status had also been suspended, so he called a cousin to pick him and his son up. Mall security also issued a trespass notice.

June 29
A man was arrested for DUI in the 5900 block of 196th Street Southwest. He was reported after backing into a vehicle in a parking lot.

A burglary was reported in the 18000 block of 44th Place West. A female resident noticed a basket full of papers was missing from the area of the front door, and her two cats were hiding. When she went inside, she noticed the back door had been kicked in. A number of watches were taken off of dressers in the bedroom. A jar containing about $50 in bills had been taken, a pair of shoes was missing and jewelry had been taken, including a pair of Delta Airlines flight attendant wings that she pins on her uniform. An Xbox console had been taken, but the controllers were left behind. An Apple laptop was also missing.

A felony theft was reported in the 4600 block of 196th Street Southwest. $416 worth of jeans were taken from a store and recovered. The suspect admitted to taking the jeans with the intention of reselling them, and was booked into Lynnwood jail.

A theft was reported in the Alderwood Mall. A shoplifter took a piece of clothing and was seen hiding it in her purse. She purchased other items, but did not purchase the shirt. When confronted, she said she took the shirt for her personal use, had enough money to pay for it and couldn’t explain why she didn’t, other than saying “it was stupid.” She was booked and released.

A burglary was reported in the 16600 block of 41st Place West. The victim believes his wife was the culprit, as his son was home at the time and saw her enter. A mini fridge was stolen, worth $150. A window was broken and a door was damaged, totaling an estimated $400 in damage.

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