Chelan County Sheriff’s Office

[8/13/19] Jury Duty Scam Alert

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The Chelan County Clerk’s office is warning county residents of a scam involving jury duty. Scammers are calling people claiming to be from the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office or Chelan County Clerk or Jury Administrator’s Office advising you that you failed to report for Jury Duty, there is a warrant for your arrest and a […]

[7/8/19] Man Drowns Rescuing Pig

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A 45-year-old Monitor man, Ronald J. Ripper, drowned in the Wenatchee River yesterday. The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the man had been floating the river with his adult son and his pet pig near Monitor at about 6 o’clock last evening, each on their own tube. According to witnesses, the trio was around the […]

[4/15/19] Drowning in Lake Chelan

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For Immediate Release Contact: Sergeant Kent Sisson Incident #:19c03480 Drowning – Lake Chelan      Phone: 509.630.7506 Date: 04/15/2019      http://www.co.chelan.wa.us/sheriff   Sheriff Brian Burnett reports a 36 year old male drowned in Lake Chelan on Saturday afternoon (04/13/2019) when an inflatable kayak he and another subject were in flipped over. Both subjects were […]

[2/20/19] Narcotics Conference

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Local law enforcement headed east for a conference on how to curb the opiate crisis.

[12/14/18] Bomb Hoax

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Lake Chelan Community Hospital one of hundreds of businesses, agencies and institutions across the nation to receive email bomb threats Thursday. (121318) no credible threat found. Who is behind the hoax isn’t known as it is extremely difficult to to trace the origin of such emails. The motivation is unclear. Cyber security experts say it […]

[5/11/18] Memorial Day Weekend Is Just Around The Corner

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Sheriff Burnett says that although they never know what to expect with the big holiday weekend- weather is usually a huge factor.

[5/4/18] Warmer Weather Means More Water In Rivers And Tributaries

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when recreating in area rivers this time of year, it’s important to keep in mind how fast the water is moving and how cold the water actually is