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17C06475 Probable Drowning - Lake Chelan

Posted 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 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 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 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 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 ...

Search & Rescue - Cantaloupe Island Crag

Posted On: May 22, 2017

On May 22, 2017 Sheriff Brian Burnett reports on two search and rescue operations during the weekend. Read more ...

Sex Offense Arrests

Posted On: May 10, 2017

On May 9, 2017 Sheriff Brian Burnett reports 20 sex offense arrests were made during a cooperative operation among local and federal agencies. Read more ...

17C02831 - Anna Lane Burglary

Posted On: March 30, 2017

On March 30, 2017 Sheriff Brian Burnett reports two juvenile males were arrested in connection with a residential burglary and theft from an Eagle Rock residence. Read more ...

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 ...

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 ...