New East Wenatchee police chief officially sworn in


New East Wenatchee Police Chief Rick Johnson was sworn in Tuesday by Mayor Jerrilea Crawford at a City Hall ceremony.

Johnson is the former chief of patrol for the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office and previously worked for the Wenatchee Police Department.

He was hired for the job April 21 after being selected from among 20 applicants.

His new badge was was affixed to his uniform by his wife, Christina Johnson.