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21C00212 - Okanogan County Escapee Apprehended

21C00212 - Okanogan County Escapee Apprehended

Sheriff Brian Burnett reports on January 13th, 2021 the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force out of Yakima and Spokane with assistance from the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office, Columbia River Drug Task Force, and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife apprehended the second Okanogan County escapee, Christopher Lee Whitman.

Posted: January 13, 2021

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Leavenworth Bomb Threat

Leavenworth Bomb Threat

On December 29, 2020, Sheriff Brian Burnett reports RiverCom received an anonymous male caller who advised there was an explosive device in a garbage can in the 800 block of Front Street, Leavenworth.

Posted: December 30, 2020

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20C14149 - Body Located at Monitor County Park

20C14149 - Body Located at Monitor County Park

Sheriff Brian Burnett reports on December 27th, 2020 at approximately 3:30PM residents of Monitor, WA were walking in the area of the Monitor County Park day use area.

Posted: December 27, 2020

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20C14139 - Leavenworth Shooting

20C14139 - Leavenworth Shooting

Sheriff Brian Burnett reports on December 26th, 2020 at approximately 11:15PM a Wenatchee area resident who was in Leavenworth with a group of cars and several subjects all from Wenatchee, reported an adult male in one of their cars had been shot in the side/abdomen with an unknown firearm from an unknown person/direction.

Posted: December 26, 2020

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2019 WASPC Crime In Washington Annual Report

2019 WASPC Crime In Washington Annual Report

The Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs have released the 2018 Crime In Washington Annual Report.

Posted: July 15, 2020

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Formation of Unified Command for COVID-19 Response & supporting webpage.

Formation of Unified Command for COVID-19 Response & supporting webpage.

Formation of Unified Command for COVID-19 Response & supporting webpage.

Posted: March 31, 2020

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Donation Fund

Donation Fund

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.

Posted: October 01, 2018

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Chelan County Calendar

Upcoming events and schedules at the county!

  • 20
    Feb 2021
    09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    February Parenting Class - English Only

    Posted by: Superior Court Clerk

    Supporting Children Through Divorce is a four-hour educational program designed to help parents focus on the needs of their children during and after divorce and separation.

    Washington State University Extension
  • 19
    Feb 2021
    01:30 PM - 02:00 PM

    Public Meeting: Certify Election

    Posted by: Chelan County Elections

    The Canvassing Board of Chelan County, pursuant to RCW 29A.60.160, will hold public meetings at the dates and times listed below. The meetings of the Canvassing Board are open, public meetings under the applicable provisions of chapter 42.30 RCW, and each meeting shall be continued until the activity for which the meeting is held has been completed.

    Chelan County Auditor’s Office
  • 17
    Feb 2021
    09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Public Meeting: Public Canvassing Board Meetings

    Posted by: Chelan County Elections

    The Canvassing Board of Chelan County, pursuant to RCW 29A.60.160, will hold public meetings at the dates and times listed below. The meetings of the Canvassing Board are open, public meetings under the applicable provisions of chapter 42.30 RCW, and each meeting shall be continued until the activity for which the meeting is held has been completed.

    Chelan County Auditor’s Office
  • 12
    Feb 2021
    09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Public Meeting: Public Canvassing Board Meetings

    Posted by: Chelan County Elections

    The Canvassing Board of Chelan County, pursuant to RCW 29A.60.160, will hold public meetings at the dates and times listed below. The meetings of the Canvassing Board are open, public meetings under the applicable provisions of chapter 42.30 RCW, and each meeting shall be continued until the activity for which the meeting is held has been completed.

    Chelan County Auditor’s Office
  • 09
    Feb 2021
    09:00 AM - 08:00 PM

    Election Day

    Posted by: Chelan County Elections

    Election Day

    Please see Ballot Drop Locations