All Sheriff's Office News

Eightmile Lake Dam Situation Update

Posted On: May 18, 2018

Chelan County Emergency Management reports that 95% of the Phase 1 repairs have been completed by the Icicle-Peshastin Irrigation District as of Thursday evening (May 17th). Read more ...

18C03533 Injured Hiker Rescue

Posted On: April 18, 2018

Sheriff Brian Burnett reports an injured female hiker was rescued off a steep slope below Castle Rock – a popular hiking area in Wenatchee - Wednesday evening. 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 ...

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 ...