All Sheriff's Office News

17C13946 - Suspicious Person

Posted On: November 30, 2017

Sheriff Brian Burnett reports on November 30th, 2017 a suspicious person was reported in the 3000 Block of Burch Mountain Road in Wenatchee. Read more ...

Free Snowmobile Safety Course

Posted On: November 21, 2017

The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and the Lake Wenatchee Recreation Club, is offering a free Snowmobile Safety Certification Class to young snowmobilers in December. Read more ...

17C12461 - CRDTF Arrest

Posted 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 ...

SIU Investigation - Officer Involved Shooting At Albertson's

Posted 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...