Breaking: Sheriff’s Office blocks off entrance to Chelan Post Office due to suspicious beeping

(Photo courtesy of Jillian Foster,

UPDATE: Chelan County issued an alert this morning on Monday, March 13, 2017 at 11:20 a.m.

Please stay out of the area of Johnson and Emerson in Chelan. A bomb threat exists, and the area is being evacuated/closed. Bomb squad enroute from Yakima. The area may be closed two hours or more.

The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) has blocked off the area in front of the Chelan Post Office due to a suspicious beeping coming from a trash can. All traffic is being rerouted and the post office closed until further notice.

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