District 12 - Princeton area

Last updated: 2016-04-26

CO Phil Mohs (Center City) worked fishing and turkey hunting activities in the area. Several TIP calls were investigated. Time was spent working the St. Croix River with CO Arntzen. Enforcement action was taken on fishing without a license, boat safety violations, and burning without a permit.

CO Tony Musatov (Sauk Rapids) checked anglers, turkey hunters, and worked ATV areas. Calls were received for animal complaints, burning prohibited materials, and litter. An investigation was worked for a non-resident license issue.

CO Mitch Sladek (Big Lake) worked fishermen on area lakes and rivers. He did a Law presentation to a Firearms Safety class at the Elk River Sportsmen?s Club to 25 + kids. He was invited to Camp Ripley by the US Fish and Wildlife Game Wardens, where he was asked to present a short training session on his Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge big game deer case. He was presented a Certificate from the U.S. Department of Interior The Partners in Conservation Award signed by the director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. He was also given a Lifetime Membership Award and a Waterfowl print from the friends of Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge. He wants to thank everyone involved in making this award happen for him. He appreciates it very much and will place these awards in a special spot in his office.

CO Rick Reller (Buffalo) gave a presentation to a Firearms Safety Class in Monticello. An investigation of hunting turkeys with the aid of bait was concluded with two turkey hunters charged with the violation. Other enforcement action was taken for fishing without a license, transporting live fish, failure to drain live well before transport and watercraft registration violations.

CO Brandon McGaw (Mora) checked anglers during the week. Some panfish were being caught but cooler weather during the end of the week slowed the bite. Boaters were also out on the waterways. Turkey hunters reported some success. Enforcement action was taken on transportation of water and ATV related issues.

CO Angela Londgren (Cambridge) spoke at firearms safety classes, investigated wetland violations, checked anglers/boaters/ATVs and turkey hunters. Officer Londgren took complaints of dogs chasing deer, injured/nuisance wildlife, and public waters violations. Enforcement action was taken on wetland, burning violations, fishing without a license, and no license in possession.

Princeton - vacant.