Man Finds Trail of Gasoline to his Back Door: Edmonds Police Blotter

The following incidents are selected from Police reports for March 16-27. Where an arrest is noted, it does not indicate a conviction.

March 16

  • An elderly man with possible dementia assaulted a female resident with a porcelain toilet reservoir lid. She was treated at the hospital, but due to his age and possible mental issues, he was not arrested.

March 19

  • A loaded gun was stolen from an unlocked car on the 8100 block of 204th Pl SW

March 21

  • Two women went into Top Foods. One used the self-scanner while the other grabbed a bag of diapers and left, running to a car that was waiting and drove off. The two were later contacted at the K& E for an assault.

March 22

  • A catalytic converter was stolen from a car on the 8100 block of 236th St. SW

March 23

  • A woman was arrested for possession of narcotics and obstruction after a Top Foods manager called to report drug use in the women’s bathroom.

March 24

  • A GPS was stolen from an unlocked car on the 22400 block of 99th Ave W.

March 25

  • A man returned home to the 9000 block of 242nd St SW to find the smell of gas inside and an apparent trail of poured gas from his backyard shed to his back door, but no fire had been started.

March 26

  • A resident of the 8500 block of 220 St. SW reported an attempted vehicle prowl
  • A resident of the 7300 block of 224th Street reported windows broken out of a car and headphones stolen
  • A man was arrested during a vehicle prowl in progress at bout 8:45 p.m. on 84th Ave W. He was found to be also in possession of a vehicle stolen from Shoreline.
  • A 37-year-old man was arrested for 2nd degree domestic violence assault at Swedish Hospital.
  • A woman's car was stolen by an acquaintance at the Golden West Motel

March 27

  • A display cellphone was stolen from a local store.


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