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82C03711 Arrest Made In Connection With 1982 Disappearance of Cashmere Resident

Posted On: March 04, 2017

Sheriff Brian Burnett reports on March 3, 2017 detectives arrested 60 year old Bernard Swaim in connection with the 1982 disappearance of Cashmere resident Stephen E. Smith. Bernard Swaim is currently a resident of Sultan, Washington. Mr. Swaim was charged with First Degree Murder. Read more ...

GIVE NCW AED Project

Posted On: November 28, 2016

The Chelan County Sheriff's Office is requesting funding through community support with a GIVE NCW project, in order to purchase automated external defibrillators (AEDs). Read more ...

Donation Fund

Posted On: July 13, 2016

The Sheriff’s Office works diligently to stretch the value of our budget by deploying personnel and equipment for the greatest benefit to our County and its citizens. Donations in the past have helped to fund purchasing a new K9, Chief for a Day uniforms, Search & Rescue supplies and other items that are critical resources necessary for local law enforcement but are not included in our county budget. Read more ...

Prohibition of fireworks in the unincorporated areas of Chelan County

Posted On: June 30, 2016

Chelan County Prohibits Discharge of Fireworks Sheriff Brian Burnett reports the Board of County Commissioners have enacted a prohibition on the discharge of fireworks in the unincorporated areas of Chelan County effective June 27, 2016, and until further notice. Read more ...

2015 WASPC Crime In Washington State Annual Report

Posted On: June 07, 2016

The Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs has released the 2015 Crime in Washington annual crime statistics report. Read more ...

Chelan County Sheriff's Office 2015 Annual Report Release

Posted On: April 19, 2016

The Annual Report of the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office is produced each year to inform our community about the work of the Sheriff’s Office as a whole. The Sheriff’s Office strives to continually improve ourselves and to become more knowledgeable and proficient with our day to day duties and we are committed to providing a superior level of Public Safety and Law Enforcement and to everyone who lives, works, or visits in Chelan County, Washington. Read more ...

Be Vigilant

Posted On: November 20, 2015

A Note from Sheriff Brian Burnett - Valid concerns about terrorism on a local level and what that means for the citizens of Chelan County are on my mind daily, and I’m certain on yours as well. Read more ...

Gun Control

Posted On: January 01, 2013

Over the past several weeks I have received numerous requests asking my opinion on the possibility of the newly proposed gun laws that might be in conflict with our citizen's constitutional rights, specifically the 2nd Amendment. Read more ...