Wenatchee PD Asking for Help Identifying Thief

The Wenatchee Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a local shoplifter. The suspect stole a Samsung J7 phone from the Wenatchee Target on January 29, 2019 and evaded capture as officers arrived in the area.  A picture of the suspect exiting the Target was caught by security…


City of Wenatchee Parks Truck Stolen, Recovered Overnight

A city parks truck that was stolen Thursday afternoon outside of the Wenatchee City Pool was recovered overnight. Wenatchee Police Captain Edgar Reinfeld says the suspect found the truck that was already running. “They’re left running or they’re left with the keys in them, a lot of times in the…


Wenatchee Teen Arrested in Cyberbullying Case

A two-month long investigation into a complaint of online bullying concluded on Monday, January 21, 2019 with the arrest of an eighteen year old Wenatchee man for two counts of Cyberstalking. Everett S. Anderson was booked into Chelan County Regional Justice Center on those charges after it was determined he…


Second School Resource Officer in Wenatchee Possible, but Unlikely

Wenatchee Police Chief Steve Crown and others made the case for a second School Resource Officer (SRO) before the Wenatchee School Board Tuesday. For Crown, it’s about the proactive interaction and engagement the SRO has with the students. Said Crown, “It’s not about security guards being in schools. It’s not…


Wenatchee School Board Opts to Bring Back Rifle

The Wenatchee School Board agreed in a unanimous decision Tuesday to allow a rifle to be stored in the building, for use by the School Resource Officer in an active shooter situation. Wenatchee Police Chief Steve Crown, School Resource Officer Jared Reinfeld and WHS principal Eric Anderson all spoke in…


Local Law Enforcement Team Up for Shop With Cops

Students from various Wenatchee elementary schools participated with local law enforcement for Shop with Cops Tuesday at Hooked on Toys. Roughly 40 students of need each received a $100 gift card courtesy of the Community Foundation of North Central Washington’s Foundation for Youth Fund. Wenatchee Police Captain Edgar Reinfeld explained…


Wenatchee Continues a Good Idea on Mental Health Response

The City of Wenatchee has signed a grant agreement with the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs to continue to fund a Mental Health Field Response Team. Wenatchee Police Captain Edgar Reinfeld stated the grant money means more coverage and less time officers have to spend on mental health…


Shop With Cops Is Back!

For the fifth year in a row, local law enforcement will be partnering with Hooked on Toys for ‘Shop with Cops’. In total, eighty elementary students from the Wenatchee and Eastmont School Districts will be participating. Wenatchee Captain Edgar Reinfeld said it all starts with each student receiving a $100…


Annual Flag Football Contest Raises Hundreds for Jerry’s Harvest

The annual flag football game between the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office and the Wenatchee Police Department raised enough money for Jerry’s Harvest to supply nearly 300 meals for families who have members suffering end of life struggles. Sheriff’s Office Deputy Brett Peterson said it was the participation keeps getting bigger….