Updated: Police investigating possible firearm display at Meadowdale Neighborhood Park

Updated at 4:41 p.m. Monday with more details from police, letter sent home to Meadowdale High School families. Lynnwood police are investigating reports of a possible suspect with a firearm at Meadowdale Neighborhood Park, which caused a brief lockdown at Meadowdale High School Monday morning. Police said they determined that the display of the firearm occurred…

Edmonds Police Blotter: Sept. 17-24

Sept. 17 23700 block Highway 99: Two transients were trespassed from a business. Suspected narcotics were located on site. 9900 block Edmonds Way: A traffic stop of a suspicious vehicle resulted in citation and release of both occupants for driving offenses. 23600 block Highway 99: A man was cited for shoplifting. Sept. 18 7400 block…

South County Fire holds fall prevention pancake breakfast

In observance of Fall Prevention Awareness Week, South County Fire invited senior community members and their families Thursday to the Lynnwood Fire Station for a free Senior Stroll and Pancake Breakfast with firefighters. Community Resource Specialist Larry Hadland said fall-related incidents are the number-one source of injuries that South County Fire responds to. Hadland, a retired medical services…

Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office seeks help locating missing 13-year-old girl

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help locating a missing 13-year-old girl. According the sheriff’s office, Jayla Mitchell was last seen at 7 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, leaving her home on Madison Way in unincorporated Lynnwood. Mitchell did not show up for school that day and it is believed she ran away from her…

Edmonds Police Blotter: Sept. 10-17, 2019

Sept. 10 22500 block 76th Avenue West: Burglary reported at a Public Storage unit, with theft of TV, car parts and vacuum cleaner. 250 5th Ave. N. Damage occurred to police department surveillance system. See related story here. 23600 block Highway 99: A cell phone was stolen from a shopping cart 21000 block 76th Avenue…

Learn about fall prevention at South County Fire senior stroll, breakfast Sept. 26

In observance of Falls Prevention Week, South County Fire invites older adults and their families to a free Senior Stroll and Pancake Breakfast with firefighters on Thursday, Sept. 26, at Lynnwood Civic Center Fire Station 15, 18800 44th Ave. W. Breakfast will be served from 10 a.m. to noon. Guests will have the option to…

Reminder: Learn how you can help Cold Weather Shelter during Sept. 14 meeting

Concerned about the homeless? Learn how you can make a difference during an informational meeting sponsored by the South Snohomish County Emergency Cold Weather Shelter from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at Maple Park Church, 17620 60th Ave. W., Lynnwood..  Volunteers are needed from November to March when the shelter opens due to emergency cold weather conditions. Help is needed to…

14 South County Fire recruits begin academy training

Fourteen South County Fire recruits began training Monday at the Snohomish County Fire Training Academy. Jonathan Bailey, Brian Buckingham, Anthony Casanas, Brendan Cleary, Tracy Finch, Kyle Johnson, Everard Lewis II, Karl Long, Julian Markfield, Keanan Metcalfe, Dan Nelson, Thomas Perillat, Ryan Scott and Michael Swanson are part of an academy class of 36 recruits from…

9-11 ceremony set for Edmonds fire station Wednesday

The public is invited to a 9-11 ceremony at South County Fire Station 17 in downtown Edmonds, 275 6th Ave. N., at 9:11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11. The event will be at the memorial park that firefighters of Local 1828 created to honor and remember all of those lost in the line of duty. The centerpiece…

Suspected car thief in custody after Olympic View Drive-area drone and K9 pursuit

A 23-year-old Camano Island man suspected of car theft was taken into custody by Edmonds police after he attempted to elude officers who confronted him Thursday morning on Olympic View Drive. According to Edmonds police spokesperson Sgt. Josh McClure, shortly after 9:30 a.m. Thursday police were alerted to a suspicious vehicle occupied by a man…

Three receive minor injuries after boat collision near Edmonds waterfront Monday

Updated at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday with a photo of the damaged boat. Three people received minor injuries after two boats collided near the Edmonds waterfront Monday night. According to South County Fire spokeswoman Leslie Hynes, a crew was deployed on South County Fire’s Marine 16 boat from the Port of Edmonds after the collision between…

Medical examiner says drowning cause of man’s death in Lake Ballinger Aug. 20

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office has completed its examination of a 52-year-old man who died after going into distress while swimming in Lake Ballinger Aug. 20, and ruled his death was an accidental drowning. The victim was identified as Timothy A. Bergstrom of Shoreline. First responders were called to the lake around 3 p.m….

Ask the Edmonds Cop: Why crows attack

Ever had a crow dive bomb your head? City of Edmonds Animal Control Officer Jessi Gilginas explains why that happens, and offers tips for protecting yourself.

Edmonds Police Blotter: Aug. 13-19

Aug. 13 9500 block Edmonds Way: Theft of coins and medication reported from unlocked vehicle. 7800 block 218th Street Southwest: A man threw a plate of food and pushed his grandfather, then fled area. 23400 block 92nd Avenue West: Unknown subject damaged the windshields of victim’s two vehicles with rocks. Aug. 14 8100 block 240th…

Lynnwood woman held on $150K bail in Edmonds child luring case

On Wednesday, the Snohomish County Prosecutor filed a complaint in district court against a 59-year-old Lynnwood woman in custody since her arrest in connection with an Aug. 18 incident outside the Edmonds Yacht Club. In the complaint, the prosecutor charged the woman with attempting to lure a 4-year-old female victim identified in court documents as…

Good news: Cat rescued from tree

Want to hear some good news? Edmonds resident Marni Muir shared a heartwarming story of a cat rescue, which occurred Thursday. That morning, Muir said, she received a phone call from her renter, Molly Elizabeth Stoulil, stating that for the last three days she had heard an animal howling and couldn’t figure out what it…

Edmonds police seeking public’s helping locating car prowl suspect, victims

Have home video surveillance equipment? Edmonds police are asking for the public’s help in locating possible other suspects and victims related to recent vehicle prowls. Police announced Wednesday morning that officers arrested a subject in connection with multiple vehicle prowls in the area of 242nd Street Southwest between 86th and 88th Avenues West, police said….

Seven South County Fire recruits graduate from Fire Training Academy

South County Fire welcomed seven new recruits who graduated from the Snohomish County Fire Training Academy in a ceremony held at Lynnwood High School Aug. 16. Connor Davis, Thomas Fitchett, Jed Golder, Mitch Irvin, Sean McGinnis, Jordan Reyes and Cory Watters successfully completed intensive training in the nine-week academy held at the South County Fire…

Lynnwood man suspected of sexual assault turns himself into police

A Lynnwood man suspected of sexually assaulting and robbing a woman in July has turned himself in to the Lynnwood police. According to Deputy Chief James Nelson, a man in his early 20s arrived at the Lynnwood Police Department with his lawyer to surrender himself into police custody. He will be booked in Snohomish County…