Arrest made in sexual assault of a child

50-year-old sex offender from Issaquah booked into jail
Oct 04, 2018
Photo by: Edmonds PD Molestation suspect at 99 Ranch Market in Edmonds.

Update: The suspect has been named as 50-year-old Jeffrey Allen Cook, a convicted sex offender. Bail set at $500,00.


Tips from the public and the efforts of the detectives and Street Crimes Unit of the Edmonds Police Department led to the arrest of the a 50-year-old male suspect in the assault of a young girl at 99 Ranch Market Sept. 15.

The suspect was found at his residence in North Bend yesterday afternoon, Oct. 3, and was transported to Edmonds PD, where he was interviewed by detectives.

He is a level-one sex offender, and was booked into jail for one count of first-degree child molestation. “This case is not yet over, there is still much left to do,” said Detective Stacie Trykar, the lead investigator on the case. “Thank you to all who have helped.”

While video from a business in Lynnwood was used to aid the investigation, detectives are continuing to investigate if there are more victims.

“We are encouraging anyone who may have been victimized by this suspect or anyone who has more information to contact their local police right away,” Edmonds Police Sgt. Josh McClure said.

“Let the police know you believe that this is related to the Edmonds PD investigation. Authorities will work together and share the information provided. Video and images of the suspect are available on our department Facebook and Twitter accounts.”

More information will be provided as the investigation allows.

If you would like to contact Edmonds PD directly, you may do so at 425-771-0200, via the tip line at 425-771-0212 or epdtips.edmondswa.gov.

 

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