Lynnwood police blotter: March 14-18

March 14
A robbery was reported at a store in the 16600 block of Highway 99. A man wearing a bandana over his face allegedly entered the store, jumped the counter, took money and threatened the employee before leaving. The total amount of cash taken was valued around $500. Surveillance video will be provided to investigators.

An abandoned vehicle was reported in the 17400 block of 53rd Avenue West. The vehicle was parked so that it was blocking a cul-de-sac, which had signs indicating no parking was allowed anywhere in the cul-de-sac. The vehicle was towed.

An incident of shoplifting was reported in t he 19400 block of Alderwood Mall Parkway. A suspect was seen taking an $80 pair of shoes without paying for them.

An incident of malicious mischief was reported in the 17900 block of Ash Way. A man got into an argument with a cashier, then broke a computer screen and left on bicycle. The monitor is valued at $899. The suspect was located, contacted and booked for malicious mischief.

March 15
A commercial burglary was reported in the 18100 block of 33rd Avenue West. Damage to the building was estimated at $1,300. Nothing was taken.

A rear license plate that belongs to a Lynnwood resident was stolen and located on a vehicle in Everett. The owner of the Lynnwood vehicle was contacted and unaware that their license plate was missing. A license plate that belongs to a vehicle stolen out of Seattle was on the Lynnwood vehicle.

A theft was reported in the 6400 block of 204th Street Southwest. An employee there realized she had not received her paycheck earlier in the month. When she asked about it, she discovered it had already been deposited. The employee was reimbursed for her paycheck by her employer.

A theft was reported in the 3000 block of 184th Street Southwest. Clothing valued at a total of $1,165 was stolen from a store there. The incident was captured on surveillance video. The suspects were seen putting the merchandise into backpacks and leaving them in the bushes outside. Security officers took possession of the backpacks and returned the merchandise. The backpacks were left in lost and found and a high school ID was found inside one of the backpacks.

March 16
A burglary was reported int he 19400 block of 56th Avenue West. A ladder, valued at $400, was stolen.

A burglary was reported in the 18300 block of 41st Place West. Jewelry, valued at $2,500, was stolen.

A counterfeit $20 bill was used at a Girl Scout cookie stand outside a store in the 4600 block of 196th Street Southwest.

March 17
A theft was reported in the 20700 block of Highway 99. They were seen leaving in a vehicle, which officers passed on their way to the victim store. The suspect was contacted and merchandise was recovered. She was cited for theft.

An incident of disorderly conduct was reported in the 19500 block of 64th Avenue West. Two men were seen approaching each other with sticks, like they were about to fight. One suspect was arrested and the second man, who was a victim according to witnesses, was not located. The suspect also had an outstanding felony warrant.

A physical fight was reported in the 3000 block of 184th Street Southwest.

A shoplifter was reported in the 18400 block of Alderwood Mall Parkway. A woman had concealed $100 worth of shirts and hats and left the store without paying. The woman was contacted, the clothing was recovered and the suspect was booked on three outstanding misdemeanor warrants.

March 18
A theft was reported in the 18300 block of Alderwood Mall Parkway. A shoplifter took $371.77 worth of children’s toys, kids clothing and movies. The suspect said he was taking the items for his son’s birthday, which is coming up and he can’t afford presents. He was booked for theft and released.

A possible vehicle prowl was reported in the 4600 block of 196th Street Southwest. A witness saw a man enter a vehicle, go through the console and leave, then enter a second vehicle and going through the console. Officers contacted the man, who said it was his girlfriend’s car and he had permission to be inside, he just couldn’t get it to start. The man had the key to the vehicle and confirmed with the owner that the man was allowed to be inside. However, he was not known to the owner of the second vehicle. He was booked for vehicle prowl and an outstanding felony warrant.

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