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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 ...

Whispering Ridge - Increased Slope Movement Detected

Posted On: April 14, 2017

The Chelan County Sheriff's Office, as a precautionary measure, has advised two property owners in the Whispering Ridge slide area to leave their homes. The recommendation is based on the most current readings from surface monitoring points at the slide area, which continue to show increasing movement in the slope. Both homes are on Squilchuck Road southwest of Wenatchee, WA. Read more ...

Response to Inaccurate Information on Immigration

Posted On: April 04, 2017

In the last several months, there has been a fair amount of inaccurate information on the topic of immigration involving, local, state 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 ...

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 ...