Latest News and Media Releases

17C06475 Probable Drowning - Lake Chelan

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on June 21, 2017

On 6/20/17 at approximately 3:22 pm Chelan County Marine Deputies responded to calls of a possible drowning in the area known as “Three Fingers” on Lake Chelan, within the Chelan City limits. Read more ...

17C05497 - Attempt To Locate

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on June 09, 2017

The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate 28 year-old Sergio I. Valdes, who has two outstanding felony warrants for his arrest. Read more ...

Sheriff Burnett Becomes WASPC President 2017-2018

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on June 06, 2017

Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett was recently installed as the newest President for WASPC, Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chief’s. Read more ...

17C05798 Glissading Accident

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on June 05, 2017

Sheriff Brian Burnett reports a glissading accident has likely claimed the life of a 19-year old Mercer Island, WA man Saturday afternoon. Read more ...

17C05112 - Two Deceased Found Near Lake Wenatchee

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on May 24, 2017

On May 24, 2017 Sheriff Brian Burnett reports the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the deaths of two individuals found deceased inside a vehicle adjacent to a campsite near mile post 90 on Highway 2, between Leavenworth and Lake Wenatchee. Read more ...

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The Sheriff is responsible for the provision of police services in the unincorporated portion of the County, including patrol, criminal investigation, and emergency response. The Sheriff is elected “at large” to a four-year term.

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