Latest News and Media Releases

18C12399 Chelan School District Threat

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on October 31, 2018

Sheriff Brian Burnett reports on October 30th at approximately 6:00 PM, the Chelan High School principal received screen shot of a Snapchat conversation mentioning a school shooting. Read more ...

18C12208 SWAT and CRDTF Warrant Arrests

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on October 25, 2018

Sheriff Brian Burnett reports on October 25th, 2018 at approximately 1:45 PM the Columbia River Drug Task Force served a search warrant in the 200 block of North Chelan Avenue in Wenatchee. Read more ...

18C12150 Weapons Violation

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on October 24, 2018

Sheriff Brian Burnett reports on October 23, 2018 at approximately 10:43 p.m., Chelan County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 12000 block of Chumstick Hwy, approximately four miles north of Leavenworth, for the report of a male subject firing a gun at co-workers. Read more ...

Social Media Release

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on October 16, 2018

The Sheriff’s Office received information regarding a social media post that has been circulating which appears to be a quote from the Chief of Patrol. Read more ...

18C11787 Mail Thefts

Posted By: Sheriff's Office on October 15, 2018

Sheriff Brian Burnett reports on October 15th, 2018 the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office took several complaints of mail theft. Read more ...

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