Law Enforcement

[6/17/20] Graffiti on Lake’s Chelan south shore stirs debate and cleaning crews

Posted in Law Enforcement, Transportation

When video of graffiti spray-painted on rocks along the south shore of Lake Chelan began circulating on Facebook earlier this week, it prompted heated discussion, as well as spurred several community members to begin organized work parties to remove the paint. Listen to Lauren Loebsack, Department of Transportation, tell KOZI what happened when they followed […]

[5/6/20] Law enforcement joins the local movement to expedite reopening businesses.

Posted in Health, Law Enforcement, Local Government & Meetings

Listen to Sheriff Brian Burnett tell KOZI about a letter he gave the Chelan County  Commissioners as part of their petition to push the county into phase two of the state’s Safe Start order. AUDIO 1:55

[4/22/20] Chelan Mayor Bob Goedde calls for governor’s help to keep community healthy

Posted in Business & Economy, Health, Law Enforcement, Local Government & Meetings

Residents of the Lake Chelan valley continue to call in to KOZI’s second cup morning show with concerns about out-of-town visitors during the coronavirus pandemic and Governor Inslee’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy order. Listen to Mayor Bob Goedde and Chelan County Commissioner Doug England talk about the issue. AUDIO: 1:47

[4/7/20] County commissioners sign resolution restricting vacation rentals

Posted in Business & Economy, Health, Law Enforcement, Local Government & Meetings

Chelan county commissioner tells KOZI about the Board’s new resolution restricting vacation rentals and other visitors to the county. AUDIO: 2:20

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

Posted in Health, Law Enforcement

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

Posted in Law Enforcement

(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 […]