Edmonds Police Blotter: May 12-18, 2020

Between May 12-18, the Edmonds Police Department reported 104 cases of identity theft related to unemployment fraud. The department recently issued advice regarding what to do in the event personal information is used to file false unemployment claims. May 12 400 block 3rd Avenue North: Reporting party received threatening phone call. 21900 block Highway 99:…

South County Fire makes 3-year-old Lynnwood boy’s wish come true

Three-year-old Eli Kincaid likes two things — “Toy Story’s” Buzz Lightyear and fire trucks. So, when a trip to Disney World was postponed due to the coronavirus, the Make-a-Wish Foundation partnered with South County Fire to bring Eli the next best thing — a fire truck parade. Joining the procession were police patrol vehicles, ambulances,…

Was your identity stolen for unemployment benefits? Edmonds police advise what to do next

Police departments are usually the ones warning the public about scams, but in the case of the recent wave of fraudsters applying for Washington State unemployment benefits, police employees themselves are among the victims. Like many local police agencies, the Edmonds Police Department has received reports of residents who were victims of what the State…

Edmonds Police Blotter: May 5-11, 2020

May 5 21100 block Summit Lane: Tires were stolen from victim’s back yard. 23400 block Edmonds Way: A purse with cash and credit cards was  stolen from an unlocked vehicle. 1100 block Viewland Way: Complaint of harassment by an unknown subject resulted in charges for stalking. 7300 block 213th Place Southwest: Police responded to an…

Police catch two men connected to 2019 Harbor Square Athletic Club locker room thefts

Two men connected to locker room thefts at Edmonds’ Harbor Square Athletic Club in 2019 were among 15 arrested and charged as part of a pyramid-style ring that stole items from fitness centers, gyms and recreation locations in Snohomish, King and Skagit counties. The Everett Police Department announced Monday that detectives investigated over 23 reported cases…

Edmonds Police Blotter: April 28-May 3

April 28 19800 block 77th Place West: Mail likely stolen from other locations recovered near mailboxes. 7300 block 216th Street Southwest: An unknown subject attempted to gain entry into an apartment through sliding glass door. 21900 block Highway 99: A shoplifting suspect was arrested for third-degree theft. 200 block 2nd Avenue North: A storage unit…

DUI suspected in Seaview neighborhood crash

A 60-year-old Edmonds man was arrested for investigation of alcohol-involved DUI after the SUV he was driving jumped a curb on 184th Street Southwest in the Seaview neighborhood around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, striking multiple mailboxes and coming to a stop after hitting a tree. According to Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Josh McClure, excessive speed wasn’t…

Edmonds Police Blotter: April 21-27, 2020

April 21 9400 block 234th Street Southwest: Report of subject running through yards resulted in a warrant arrest. 22700 block Highway 99:  A sleeping man was removed from business property. 7500 block 212th Street Southwest: A customer car at a business was found to have a broken window. No known theft. 18600 block 92nd Avenue…

South County Fire community classes now available online

South County Fire community outreach programs are going online during the COVID-19 outbreak. Virtual programs are free and require internet access via a smart phone, tablet or computer. Offerings include: ACT First Aid: Learn three skills you can use to save a life in the first few minutes of a medical emergency:Antidote for suspected opiate…

Update: Missing Mountlake Terrace man found

The Mountlake Terrace Police Department said that a 78-year-old man reported missing Friday afternoon has been found. Gary Dade was last seen at his residence in the 23000 block of La Pierre Drive in Mountlake Terrace around 2:15 p.m. He was found in Bothell and was reunited with his son, police said.  

Police: Investigation of Edmonds 7-11 clerk’s murder still ‘highest priority’

The Edmonds Police Department said Friday it is continuing to investigate the Feb. 21 homicide of Edmonds 7-11 clerk Nagendiram Kandasamy. In a Friday morning update on the case, Edmonds police spokesperson Sgt. Josh McClure said that a 23-year-old Enumclaw man — who was one of the two “persons of interest” taken into custody March…

Edmonds Police Blotter: April 14-20, 2020

April 14 22100 block Highway 99: A verbal argument between adult roommates occurred. 23200 block Highway 99: A vehicle was prowled sometime overnight, with miscellaneous items stolen. 17100 block Talbot Road: Police responded to an ongoing noise complaint by a neighbor. 18800 block 92nd Avenue West: Victim reported that someone attempted to file for unemployment…

Snohomish County fire agencies find innovative ways to conserve PPE

As first responders nationwide cope with scarce supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE), Snohomish County fire agencies are finding innovative ways to preserve PPE and protect firefighters. Agencies across the county have now added ultraviolet (UV) light units and electrostatic cleaners to their arsenal of tools used to fight COVID-19. UV lights will be used…

Updated: Road closed near Five Corners Monday after possible DUI collision

Main Street near Five Corners was closed Monday afternoon while Edmonds police investigated a single-vehicle collision that damaged a utility pole. The  car sustained heavy front-end damage during the incident. The downed utility pole was blocking part of Main Street. The car’s driver, a 32-year-old Lynnwood man, was booked into jail for DUI. A female…