Deputies search for suspect in multiple vehicle thefts, burglaries throughout Snohomish County

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. — The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to be on the lookout for a man suspected in several vehicle thefts, burglaries and robberies.

The Snohomish County Auto Theft Task Force is trying to locate 36-year-old Aaron Johnson.

On Dec. 11, investigators said Johnson carjacked a woman outside her Everett home and stole her car.

“Johnson approached the victim and forced her out of her car, peeling the victim’s fingers off her steering wheel and dragging the victim down the road, causing substantial injuries,” the sheriff’s office said.

On Jan. 15, deputies said Johnson burglarized a home in unincorporated Snohomish. He was identified from surveillance video while burglarizing the residence.

Later that day, investigators said he was again caught on surveillance burglarizing a shed in unincorporated Snohomish.

“Johnson is seen walking up to a shed with a pair of red bolt cutters and stealing a torch set worth approximately $1,000,” the sheriff’s office said.

According to deputies, Johnson is also recognized on security video committing package thefts in Snohomish County and ID thefts at Home Depot in Snohomish. He is seen driving a white Audi TT, that was half-painted black and bearing multiple stolen license plates.

On Feb. 21, Edmonds police recovered the abandoned stolen Audi TT from a parking lot on Highway 99. Deputies said during a search of the Audi, detectives recovered Johnson’s casino playing card, along with multiple documents and prescription bottles bearing his name. They also found clothing that linked Johnson to two additional Lake Stevens Police Department cases. Stolen license plates that were used on the vehicle during the various crimes it was used in.

Investigators said Johnson currently has a nationwide extraditable felony warrant issued by the Snohomish County Superior Court for the following crimes: second-degree robbery and theft of a motor vehicle, first-degree taking a motor vehicle without permission, residential burglary and second-degree burglary.

The sheriff’s office said Johnson is known to frequent Emerald Queen Casino, Angel of the Winds Casino and both Tulalip Casinos. He also frequents multiple hotels along Highway 99 from Everett to Seattle and is known to stay at the casino hotels he frequents.

Anyone with information about Johnson’s whereabouts is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office Anonymous Tip Line 425-388-3845 and anyone who sees him is asked to call 911.