Search is on for Wal-Mart robber

Detectives are asking for help identifying a man who robbed the Wal-Mart store on 164th Street SW last month. The suspect entered the store at 2:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 26, and handed a clerk a note demanding money and claiming he had a gun. The clerk gave him money and he ran from the…

No arrests yet in mobile home burglaries

Detectives with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office continue to track down leads in a series of mobile home burglaries north of Lynnwood. At least 25 mobile home units have been burglarized in mobile home park complexes, including Carriage Club Estates, Lynnwood Heights, Wandering Creek, Lago de Plata Villa and Mariner Village. In most cases, the…

Victim in fatal bicycle accident identified as Lynnwood man

The bicyclist who died in a collision with a truck in the Brier area on Saturday has been identified as a 24-year-old Lynnwood man. He was riding about 10:30 a.m. near the intersection of Atlas and Barker roads when he collided with the pick-up truck. “At this time, investigators believe that the bicyclist may have…

Suspect sought in attempted apartment burglary

Police have released a sketch of the man wanted in connection with an attempted home burglary earlier this month. Detectives say he knocked on the door of an apartment in the 14000 block of Serene Way just before noon on Thursday, July 19. The victims were home but didn’t answer the door. The burglar then…

Man shot in the back at Lynnwood area bus stop

Police are looking for the man who shot another man Tuesday morning at a Lynnwood area bus stop. About 7:45 a.m., deputies responded to the shooting in the 22nd Avenue West and 148th Street SW. It appears a 20-year-old man was standing at the bus stop when another male shot him in the back. It’s…

Two people injured after car strikes power pole

Two people suffered serious injuries when their car struck a power pole early this morning. A Toyota was traveling eastbound on 204th Street SW near Cypress Way about 2 a.m. when it went through a stop sign, crossed the intersection and slammed into a power pole. The 28-year-old female driver and the 32-year-old male passenger…

DUI emphasis patrols under way through St. Patrick’s Day

The Lynnwood Police Department and Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office are hitting the road in force to look for impaired drivers. Special DUI emphasis patrols are under way and will last until the day after St. Patrick’s Day on March 18. “With Saint Patrick’s Day falling on a weekend, area liquor establishments may have more customers…

DUI emphasis patrols under way through St. Patrick's Day

The Lynnwood Police Department and Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office are hitting the road in force to look for impaired drivers. Special DUI emphasis patrols are under way and will last until the day after St. Patrick’s Day on March 18. “With Saint Patrick’s Day falling on a weekend, area liquor establishments may have more customers…

Big pot bust in north Lynnwood

Snohomish County Sheriff’s deputies found dozens of pot plants while serving a search warrant for narcotics in north Lynnwood this morning. Police went to the home in the 18200 block of Larch Way about 8:15 a.m. After securing the residence, they discovered roughly 100 marijuana plants, as well as C-4 explosives and guns. The State…

Deputies arrest purse snatcher

A purse snatcher didn’t get too far after he tried to rob a woman in north Lynnwood. On Tuesday about 8:15 p.m., a Snohomish County Sheriff’s deputy spotted the man take a woman’s purse near 148th and Highway 99. The deputy caught up with the suspect within a minute and placed him under arrest. The…

Suspect sketch released in espresso stand robbery

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office has released a sketch of the suspect who allegedly robbed an espresso stand on Ash Way last week. On Thursday at about 5 a.m., a man armed with a pipe forced open the back door of the stand just south of 164th and demanded money from the employee. He ran…

DUI emphasis patrols catch dozens of impaired drivers

Snohomish County deputies and Washington State Patrol troopers made 53 arrests during DUI emphasis patrols in Snohomish County last weekend. It was part of the “Night of 1000 Stars” holiday patrol, with each star representing a badge worn by an officer around the state. Many of the impaired drivers were repeat offenders, and some had…

Man stabbed near Picnic Point

[mappress mapid=”69″] A 41-year-old Edmonds man was treated at Harborview after being stabbed early Monday morning in the Picnic Point area just north of Lynnwood. Our news partners at The Seattle Times have more information: Sheriff’s deputies received a 911 call around 5:30 a.m. reporting a stabbing in the 15600 block of Highway 99 north…

Police need help identifying Wal-Mart thief

Snohomish County Sheriff’s detectives are looking for the man wanted for a theft and assault at Wal-Mart on 164th two weeks ago. On Oct. 17, police say he entered the store and tried to steal some items. When he was confronted by security, he assaulted the security officer and ran from the store. The suspect…

Police arrest suspected hit-and-run driver

Neighbors emailed us earlier this week about a large police presence Saturday night on 36th between 164th and 148th. Rebecca Hover from the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office tells us deputies were hunting for a hit-and-run driver. The call came in at 11:16 p.m. to the 3300 block of 164th. A male driver ran off after…

Police arrest suspect in convenience store robberies

Police have arrested the man suspected in a string of convenience store robberies in the Lynnwood area. The 26-year-old Lynnwood man was taken into custody at his home last Friday in connection with the Aug. 19 robbery of a store in the 6100 block of 176th Street SW. Snohomish County Sheriff’s detectives say the same…

Police seeking man who robbed three convenience stores

Snohomish County sheriff’s detectives are looking for a man wanted for three recent robberies at convenience stores – two in unincorporated Lynnwood and one within the city limits. The first robbery happened on Aug. 8 at 11:23 a.m. at a mini-mart in the 20900 block of Cypress Way in unincorporated Lynnwood. The suspect walked in…

Police seeking witnesses of deputy-involved shooting

Police are putting out another call for witnesses of an officer-involved shooting on the 164th Street overpass last weekend. A Snohomish County Sheriff’s deputy shot a 32-year-old man during a struggle at about 5:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 16. The deputy said the man charged at him and threatened to kill him. Investigators have been…

Body found near Picnic Point County Park

A body has been found on the beach near Picnic Point County Park. The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office received a call shortly after 5 p.m. Wednesday from a train conductor who spotted a possible body washed ashore just south of the park. Deputies responded and found a man’s body on the beach. “It appears he…

Husband suspected in death of Lynnwood woman

The husband of a woman whose body was found in her Lynnwood home last weekend has been arrested. Deputies went to the home in the 1700 block of 215th Street SW Saturday afternoon after the woman didn’t show up for work. 47-year-old Cristy Ann Larsen was found shot to death inside. Police didn’t have to…