Law Enforcement

[3/24/20] Chelan County law enforcement explains role in enforcement of state order

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Local law enforcement wants to quell any fears they’ll be enforcing new “Stay at Home, Stay Healthy” restrictions with a heavy hand, and Sheriff Brian Burnett tells KOZI the agency’s primary role is to help educate people about how to comply with orders to stay home. 

[12/11/19] Scammer use state patrol caller ID to make bomb threat

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(AUDIO) Phone calls and voice mails from a trusted public agency are confusing and alarming residents across the state.

[10/21/19] Thursday Car Chase Ends Safely

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Chelan County Sheriff Deputies found themselves in pursuit of a stolen truck Thursday evening.  Chief Jason Reinfeld says the suspect had been stopped by a deputy just south of Chelan on Highway 97A, when the suspect fled the scene southbound, then turning northbound on Navarre Coulee Road.  As speeds were topping out around 70 miles […]

[10/7/19] Chelan Suspects Arrested in Thefts

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The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office says several thefts, burglaries and car prowls were reported in the Chelan area two weeks ago. The combined property taken in the multiple crimes September 23 and 24 was over $5,000. Surveillance cameras at one of the burglary sites captured a suspicious vehicle, the sheriff’s office said. The vehicle was […]

[10/4/19] Local law enforcement is asking for your assistance in helping them apprehend a robbery suspect. 

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Local law enforcement is asking for your assistance in helping them apprehend a robbery suspect.  The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed the identity of the second man who they believe was involved in robbing a campsite near Coulee City on September 27th. Kye M. Shelton, who will turn 32 years of age next Wednesday, […]

[10/1/19] Adult Drug Court Hits Milestone

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Chelan County Adult Drug Court will hold its first graduation ceremony this week. The graduation marks the participants’ completion of the intensive program of comprehensive substance use disorder treatment, close supervision and accountability. The Chelan County Adult Drug Court is a pre-adjudication diversion program that was launched in June of 2018. Judge Kristin Ferrera said […]

[10/1/19] State Patrol Testing Hybrids

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The Washington State Patrol will buy three 2020 Ford Interceptor hybrid SUVs – the first purchase of hybrid vehicles for the agency. The purchase of the hybrids is a pilot project to see how well the vehicles perform and evaluate any possible savings. Washington State Patrol spokesman Chris Loftis said there are no plans to […]

[9/6/19] One Robbery Suspect Nabbed, One on the Loose

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Late in the evening on August 30, two masked suspects entered Ernie’s Grocery on S. Miller in Wenatchee. They held the clerk at gunpoint and took money from the cash register before fleeing on foot. Wenatchee Police Officers quickly arrived and began investigating. Over the course of the next several days a number of investigative […]

[9/6/19] Attorney Withdraws Services for Teen Charged with Killing

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The youth charged with killing one classmate and wounding three others during a school shooting in Washington state in 2017 will lose his private defense attorney. A judge on Wednesday allowed attorney Bevan Maxey to withdraw from the defense of 17-year-old Caleb Sharpe because Sharpe’s parents can no longer afford to pay. The director of […]