All Sheriff's Office News

18C10775 Mt. Stuart Injured Hiker Rescue

Posted On: September 21, 2018

Sheriff Burnett reports that on 9/20/18, at approximately 2001 hours, dispatch received a report of an injured hiker in the Mount Stuart area. Read more ...

18C10438 Judkins Avenue Arson

Posted On: September 13, 2018

On September 12th, 2018 at approximately 1:45 PM, a fire was reported in the dry grass in the front yard of a residence in the 1700 Block of Judkins Avenue in Wenatchee. Read more ...

18C09889 Found Blasting Caps

Posted On: September 01, 2018

The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office reports that blasting caps found on private property near Plain, WA Friday were detonated by an Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) team from Yakima. A citizen cleaning up an estate on Pine Tree Road in the Chiwawa River Pines Community had located 19 blasting caps in a shed on the property. Read more ...

18C08755 CRDTF Drug Arrest

Posted On: August 29, 2018

Sheriff Brian Burnett reports On August 23rd 2018, the Columbia River Drug Task Force with the assistance of Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Special Response Team (SRT), Chelan County Regional Swat Team, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Chelan County Sheriff’s Office K9, and Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office K9, concluded a narcotics investigation with the execution of a search warrant at 11 Charlotte Lane in Orondo, WA. Read more ...

18C09754 Injured Climber - Liberty Bell Mtn.

Posted On: August 29, 2018

Sheriff Brian Burnett reports an injured climber was rescued after suffering a fall on Liberty Bell Mountain Tuesday morning (08/28/2018). Benjamin Antonio (67yoa) of Yakima, WA was injured when a hand hold broke loose as he was climbing the Beckey’s Notch route along the northeast aspect of the mountain - approx. 7,000ft elevation. Read more ...

Emergency Management EZ View

Posted On: July 13, 2018

EZview is a secure and flexible web tool that allows Chelan County Emergency Management to collaborate and document incidents so that it is easily viewable and accessible. Read more ...

U.S. Marshals Multi-Agency Coordination

Posted On: July 02, 2018

Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett reports a multi-agency coordination event occurred between Federal, State, County and City organizations in Grant County, Douglas County and Chelan County over the course of nine days in June. 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 ...

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 ...