[12/18/15] A Look At Columbia River Drug Taskforce

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The Columbia River Drug Taskforce is a force of professional Law Enforcement tasked with aggressively seeking illigal drug sales, distribution and use within the Chelan Douglas County Region.

The team was established in 1991- and is funded by the participating agencies as well as through grant money from the state and federal government.

Chris Foreman is a sergeant with Chelan County Sheriff’s Office, which currently operates as the lead agency, providing supervision and administration for the Task Force. Foreman says the task force is made up of law enforcement persoonel from several area agencies…

The Focus of the Columbia River Drug Taskforce is to target mid to upper level drug dealers in the valley. Foreman explains how that works…

Foreman admits that some of his most rewarding cases often start as very frustrating situations…

In addition to street-level enforcement, Task Force Detectives routinely partner with Federal agencies such as the FBI and DEA to target illegal drug organizations operating throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

For more information or to report drug-related information – you can call the Columbia River Drug Taskforce at 664-2310.