Young woman killed by alleged drunk driver

A woman from was killed late in north Lynnwood last night when she was hit by an alleged drunk driver. 31-year-old Anita Sharma was standing outside O’Finnigan’s Pub in the 13600 block of Highway 99 about 9:30 p.m. A Toyota Tacoma drifted onto the shoulder, struck several parked cars, then hit the woman. She died…

Lynnwood police spend the holiday weekend looking for drunk drivers

Editor’s note: Lynnwood Today editor Mike Murphy was given the opportunity to ride along with Lynnwood police officers as they looked for drunk drivers. A video of this arrest will be posted shortly. ***** It’s late on Friday night, the start of a long holiday weekend, and Lynnwood police officer Chris Breault is on the…

New roadside sign dedicated to young DUI victim

Two years ago this month, 16-year-old Janelle Louise Cooper was killed by a drunk driver as she and a friend walked along 164th Street SW in north Lynnwood. Over the weekend friends and family dedicated a roadside sign to Janelle, while encouraging others to avoid driving drunk. The deadly crash happened just before midnight on…