Law Enforcement

Stepped-Up Immigration Enforcement Concerning NCW Lawyers

Following up on our conversations yesterday with Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett and County Commissioner Kevin Overbay about detainer requests from federal immigration officials. Chelan County Jail was placed on a non-cooperative list by ICE – Immigration and Customs Enforcement – because the jail did not hold an inmate beyond his scheduled release date. He…

Read More

Douglas County Sheriff’s Update – Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal

Douglas County Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal swings by the KOHO studio to talk about hazards created by the melting snow and the importance of swim lessons for kids, entering phase three of new law enforcement facilities on 9th St., the upcoming Chief For A Day and how his office is working to connect with local youth.

Read More

Second Arrest Made in Cashmere Murder Investigation 35 Years Later

Chelan County detectives have now made two arrests related to a Cashmere man who’s been missing since July 1982. 30-year-old Stephen E. Smith was last seen at his home and was reported missing by family. His car was found abandoned several days later on Dead Man’s Hill road near Dryden. The initial investigation concluded in…

Read More