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Lynnwood holds roundtable on homelessness and drug addiction

lynnwood drug roundtable

LYNNWOOD, Wash., June 23, 2023—The City of Lynnwood held a roundtable discussion on homelessness, mental health, and drug addiction Wednesday, June 22, featuring the Lynnwood City Council, Lynnwood Mayor Christine Frizzell, and behavioral and treatment specialists working with the Lynnwood Police Department, South County Fire, Verdant Health, Compass Health, Volunteers of America, and several city […]

Moratorium on accepting substance abuse facilities application holds, for now

lynnwood moratorium

LYNNWOOD, Wash., June 16, 2023–The Lynnwood City Council held a public hearing for the moratorium on accepting applications for substance abuse clinics during their business meeting on June 12. The emergency ordinance, passed back in April, was the city council’s response to being largely blindsided by the opening of Acadia Healthcare’s Lynnwood Comprehensive Treatment Center and its proximity to the Alderwood Boys & […]

Public Hearings, Gun Buyback Program tops upcoming council meeting

Lynnwood City Council

LYNNWOOD, Wash., June 10, 2023—Lynnwood City Council will host a Business Meeting at 6 p.m., Monday, June 12, to hold two Public Hearings—Moratorium on the Acceptance of Substance Abuse Clinic Applications and 2023 Comprehensive Plan— and discuss/vote on a Gun Buyback Program and to rename a local street. The mayor is also expected to be given […]

Mountlake Terrace man stabbed with serious injuries

Mountlake Terrace man stabbed

LYNNWOOD, Wash., June 6, 2023—At approximately 7 AM on Tuesday morning officers responded to an altercation at an apartment complex in the 19800 block of 48th Ave West. Officers responded and discovered a 26-year-old male from Mountlake Terrace had been stabbed and was suffering serious injuries. The male was transported to Providence Hospital and is […]

Lynnwood PD holds Memorial Run in honor of Officer Mark Brinkman

Memorial Run brinkman

LYNNWOOD, Wash., April 19, 2023—The Lynnwood Police Department held a Memorial Run on April 15 in honor of Officer Mark Brinkman. The run was organized by friend and fellow officer, Sergeant Donald Blakely.  “Mark was a close friend, a dedicated servant to this community, a strong man of faith, and a loving husband and father,” Blakely […]

15 arrested by LPD including members of retail theft ring

retail theft

LYNNWOOD, Wash., December 14, 2022—The Lynnwood Police Department conducted an emphasis operation with Lowes, Target, and Kohls yesterday where officers were placed in the store with Asset Protection personnel. This was done to immediately detain and charge subjects for theft and/or other charges associated with shoplifting or other crimes associated with theft. In total 15 […]

Lynnwood Police Officers honored with Letter of Commendation for heroic work

lynnwood Letter Commendation

LYNNWOOD, Wash., November 29, 2022—Ten Lynnwood Police Department Officers received a Letter of Commendation, November 1, for action or performance above their normal duties. Sgt. Chris Breault told the Lynnwood Times the Letter of Commendation was a system the Department used to offer but has since fizzled out. Chief Jim Nelson, at the awards ceremony […]

Two Lynnwood PD Officers graduate Basic Law Enforcement Academy

law enforcement academy

LYNNWOOD, Wash., August 29, 2022—Today, the Lynnwood Police Department announced that two of their newest officers graduated from Basic Law Enforcement Academy on August 25, 2022 – Officer Muneeb Ahmad and Officer Han Nguyen. Police Chief Jim Nelson and Mayor Christine Frizzell were at the graduation to celebrate this accomplishment and to welcome them to […]

Lynnwood PD explosion caused by homemade concoction of volatile chemicals

lynnwood explosion

LYNNWOOD, Wash., July 18, 2022 — Shortly after 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 16, three Lynnwood Police Officers were injured when evidence that was being processed exploded inside the police station. Below is the full police report of the investigation released today. At 0900-hrs on Saturday, July 16, 2022, a Lynnwood Police Officer responded to […]

Three Lynnwood Police Officers injured when evidence exploded

lynnwood evidence exploded

LYNNWOOD, Wash., July 16, 2022 – A source told the Lynnwood Times that shortly after 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 16, three Lynnwood Police Officers were injured when evidence that was being processed exploded inside the police station. All three officers were sent to hospital and have been released with nonlife threatening injuries. Both the […]

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