The man initially was believed to be in a home in the 300 block of View Ridge Road, Everett police officer Aaron Snell said.
The suspect, 45, likely left the home some time after 10:15 a.m.
A police dog search was unsuccessful and called off by about 12:30 p.m., Snell said.
The suspect was last seen wearing an orange shirt and blue jeans. He's about 5 foot 9 and 200 pounds.
Snell said he did not have information about what crime the man was wanted for in California.
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