Lynnwood police seek suspect accused of sexual assault, robbery in July

The Lynnwood Police Department is seeking help identifying a man accused of sexually assaulting and robbing a woman on July 26, around 5:40 p.m. in a wooded area near the 17100 block of Highway 99. According to police, the 33-year-old female victim said she met the man on a Community Transit bus, where they began…

Lynnwood woman arrested in child luring incident outside Edmonds Yacht Club

Edmonds police Sunday night arrested a 59-year-old Lynnwood woman and booked her into Snohomish County Jail after a witness reported she attempted to lure a 4-year-old child away from an event at the Edmonds Yacht Club According to Edmonds police spokesman Sgt. Josh McClure responding officers were able to locate the suspect in a vehicle not…

State patrol investigating Whidbey Island crash involving two from Edmonds

The Washington State Patrol is investigating a two-car crash on Whidbey Island early Saturday evening that sent three people — including two from Edmonds — to area hospitals. According to the state patrol report, a 65-year-old Edmonds woman was driving a Hyundai Santa Fe eastbound on Smuggler’s Cove Road, one mile north of Greenbank, at 6:44 p.m….

Edmonds Police Blotter: Aug. 6-12

Aug. 6 22600 block Highway 99: Driver pulled over for reckless driving and booked for DUI. 7900 211th Place Southwest: Disagreement between family members results in juvenile brothers physically fighting. 9200 block Olympic View Drive: A woman became upset with mother, left home with infant in car with no car seat. 19000 block Dellwood Drive:…

4th of July apparel sales generate dollars for South County Firefighters Foundation

Edmonds restaurateur Shubert Ho on Thursday presented a check for $3,000 to the South County Firefighters Foundation, the result of his 4th of July fundraising effort. Ho, co-owner and executive chef of Edmonds-based Feedme Hospitality and Restaurant Group, was inspired to create the fundraiser following a fire earlier this year near his Five Corners restaurant Bar…

Snohomish County Volunteer Search and Rescue open house Aug. 18

Snohomish County Volunteer Search and Rescue invites  the community to an open house on World Helicopter Day this Sunday, Aug. 18 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Taylor’s Landing. Guests will be able to talk to volunteers and view equipment used in rescue operations including hovercraft, all-terrain vehicles, helicopters and more. There will also be demonstrations…

Before you go floating, read these summer safety tips

South Snohomish County has numerous lakes and rivers popular for non-motorized water sports, such as canoeing, paddle boarding or even casual floating on a raft. But it’s easy to get in trouble, especially if the wind shifts and/or if you run into rough water. Reader Jerry Wabey shared an experience recently on Lake Ballinger, when…

Pancake Haus launches fundraiser for employee, father injured in car crash

Edmonds’ Pancake Haus has launched an online fundraiser for an employee and his father who were injured during a six-car crash that occurred in Everett July 22. According to the restaurant’s Brandon Meyer, Meadowdale High School student Erick Gonzalez and his father Victor were among eight people injured in the crash, which was allegedly caused…

Missing Martha Lake man now home

A 20-year-old man from the Martha Lake area is safe at home after being missing since Tuesday. Nic Williams, a 2017 Lynnwood High School graduate and student at UW Bothell, was back home with family as of Saturday night, according to his father, Scott Williams.  

Mountlake Terrace man caught after hit-and-run, burglary in Edmonds Friday

What started out as a hit-and-run collision for Edmonds police Friday afternoon ended with the arrest of a suspect wanted on a variety of charges in Mountlake Terrace, including eluding police, assault and hit-and run. Edmonds police said that after the hit-and-run, which police witnessed, the suspect fled in a car and then on foot….

Reminder: Gallaghers’ Where U Brew to host emergency preparedness class Aug. 11

Preparing your self, your family and pets for an emergency will be the focus of a class sponsored by Gallaghers’ Where U Brew Sunday, Aug. 11  from 1-3 p.m. Deanna Goertz, a Navy veteran and member of the City of Shoreline’s Community Emergency Response Team, will be instructing this session. Proficient in American Sign Language, she…

Reminder: Still time to register for Aug. 26 police foundation golf tournament

Come join the Edmonds Police Foundation as it celebrates its 5th year of honoring the law enforcement men and women serving the Edmonds community with its annual David Stern Memorial Golf Tournament Monday, Aug. 26 at the Harbor Pointe Country Club in Mukilteo. You can exchange golf swings with police officers, putter around and foster public…

Law enforcement agencies undergo active-shooter training in former Alderwood Middle School gymnasium

Last week, the gymnasium of the former Alderwood Middle School in Lynnwood was temporarily converted into a high-tech virtual reality training center. Law enforcement personnel from around the region — including the Lynnwood and Edmonds police departments — participated in active shooter training scenarios using state-of-the-art virtual reality (VR) equipment. Multiple participants — each wearing…

Sexual assault reported on Edmonds CC campus Saturday night

Lynnwood police Saturday night were called to Edmonds Community College for a reported sexual assault of a female student on campus. Lynnwood police spokesman Commander Sean Doty said Sunday morning the suspect was not found. He said he would not be able to provide additional details about the assault until Monday. Edmonds Community College sent…

Edmonds police to conduct pedestrian safety patrols Aug. 3-15

The Edmonds Police Department traffic unit will be conducting pedestrian safety emphasis patrols from Aug. 3-15.  Patrols will be occurring on Highway 99 from 212th Street Southwest to 244th Street Southwest and in downtown Edmonds around 5th and Main.  “Traffic Safety is a “Two-Way Street” (bad pun intentional),” the department said in a Tweet. “Vehicles &…

Edmonds Police Blotter: July 23-30, 2019

July 23 23900 block Highway 99: Verbal domestic dispute occurred at motel. 200 block Bell Street: A scam caller gained information to access account information of victim. 7400 block 174th Street Southwest: Unauthorized charges were reported on a bank account. 23600 block Highway 99: A man with non-matching plates on his vehicle was later discovered…

Snohomish County deputy who fatally shot Edmonds man won’t face charges

The Snohomish County Prosecutor said he won’t pursue charges against a Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office deputy who last October shot and killed an Edmonds man in unincorporated Snohomish County. In a memorandum to the Snohomish Multi-Agency Response Team charged with investigating the incident, Snohomish County Prosecutor Adam Cornell said there is “insufficient admissible evidence to…

Update: Missing Edmonds man found

Edmonds police reported that a missing 80-year-old man with dementia who left his home in the family car Tuesday has been found in Pierce County. The man is being returned to his family, police said.  

Summer safety tips from the American Red Cross: Be ‘water smart’

Before going in, on or around the water, every family member should become “water smart,” the American Red Cross says. This starts with learning to be safe, making good choices, and learning to swim to at least achieve the skills of water competency. Everyone should be able to enter the water, get a breath, stay…

Edmonds Police Blotter: July 16-23, 2019

July 16 21000 block 74th Avenue West: Residents discovered items missing from their vehicles. 600 block Daley Street: Vehicle prowl with theft of tools reported. 7200 block 224th Street Southwest: Police were called to what turned out to be a civil dispute over a tenant digging holes on property. 21600 block 79th Avenue West: Domestic…

Edmonds police recognize late Officer Bill Nelson at annual open house

Hundreds gathered at Edmonds’ Public Safety Complex Thursday night for the annual Edmonds Police Foundation open house, aimed at educating the public about the work of local law enforcement. Happy-faced clowns twisted balloons into animal shapes, free ice cream was served and both kids and adults had an opportunity to sit in police and fire…