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.
More Local News Headlines
3-D technology finds some hidden cancers but can cost more Public Disclosure Commission calls Eyman's violations serious After audit, Lynnwood is fixing its financial problems Arlington man dies in crash 7:06 p.m. Corey McCrea, 33: Snohomish skateboarder had found his gift Hit and run in south Everett leaves woman in critical condition Students impressed by career opportunities at Manufacturing Day Complaints say that commerce officials helped PUD score a grant
Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.