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Deputies Search for Lake Stickney Burglary Suspect

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  February 21, 2014

CONTACT: Shari Ireton, Director of Communications
Media line:  425-359-9323  

LYNNWOOD, Wash. - An elementary school in the Mukilteo School District went into lockdown this afternoon while deputies with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office were searching for a burglar in the Lake Stickney neighborhood.

The incident began when a homeowner in the 1500 block of Lake Stickney Dr interrupted a home burglary in progress around 2 p.m. and called 911.  Within minutes, Sheriff’s Office deputies arrived and began searching the area, which is near Odyssey Elementary, for the burglary suspect.  A 41 year-old male suspect was taken into custody around 3:15 p.m. and school was able to dismiss at 3:30 p.m.