Near scam averted via computer

  • Enterprise staff
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009 4:30pm

March 26

Suspicious circumstances. 6400 block 196th St. SW, 1 p.m. A woman said a man with an accent said her computer sent out an error message that it was about to crash and that he could fix her problem if she allowed him to set up a remote link to her computer. She agreed, then had second thoughts and cancelled, worried that she was being scammed.

Warrant. 6000 block 168th St. SW, 8:17 a.m. Police arrested a 46-year-old man on several Lynnwood warrants. Officers originally responded to a noise complaint, then found that occupants of a residence had their TV too loud and were drinking but also were wanted for previous unresolved citations for possession of drug paraphernalia and marijuana.

Reckless burning. 6000 block 168th St. SW, 9:56 a.m. Someone set fire to a piece of paper taped to a wall at a school.

Car prowl. 3700 block 196th St. SW, 7:03 p.m. A woman said someone took a computer and backpack out of her car, without her permission.

Residential burglary. 18000 block 36th Ave. W. A man said someone entered his house and made off with a computer and a pair of shoes. He said he keeps his front door unlocked.

Lynnwood police responded to 12 domestic violence calls March 18-24.

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