Latest News and Media Releases
Posted By: Sheriff's Office on November 02, 2017
The Columbia River Drug Task Force reports on October 19th, 2017 the Columbia River Drug Task Force completed an investigation that led to the arrest of Emmanuel Sanchez-Cerros for 2 counts of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance, Heroin. Read more ...
Posted By: Sheriff's Office on October 25, 2017
The North Central Washington Special Investigation Unit was called upon to investigate the Officer involved shooting that occurred July 27, 2017 at Albertsons in Wenatchee. Read more ...
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 ...
Posted By: Sheriff's Office 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 ...
Posted By: Sheriff's Office 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.
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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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