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The Chelan County Sheriff's Office is putting together plans for bringing marine patrol back this summer. Last summer, marine patrol was largely idle due to injuries, but Sheriff's Deputy Nigel Hunter says that won't be the case this summer:

Hunter says Lake Chelan is still the number one priority for marine patrol, and will have two of the four new watercraft the Sheriff's office has received. Hunter says they tested them out on the water last summer, and they're ready to go.

Hunter also says one of their main duties right now is to remind folks to take care of their property:

Meanwhile, Hunter says they're still dealing with the big issues of burglaries, thefts, break-ins, and fraud forgeries, issues not only here but across Washington State.

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