District 12 - Princeton area

Last updated: 2015-06-30

CO Tony Musatov (Sauk Rapids) checked anglers and ATVs. Several animal complaints were handled. Assisted the sheriff?s office with the recovery of a stolen watercraft.

CO Todd Langevin (Center City) reports a busy weekend on area lakes and rivers. Many boaters and fishermen were out with the nice weather. CO Langevin took part in the Operation Dry Water enforcement weekend. Fishing success was slow but a few nice fish were found. The State Parks in the area were also packed with campers, hikers and horseback riders. Violations included no PFD, no fishing license, no state park vehicle permit and no license in possession.

CO Angela Londgren (Cambridge) worked Operation Dry Water over the weekend, checked anglers/boaters/PWC, and took complaints of nuisance bears. Officer Londgren also spoke at a Firearms Safety Class, and patrolled local Wildlife Management areas. Enforcement action was taken on: angling without a license, angling without a license in possession, PWC violations, PFD and Throwable violations, over limits of sunfish, no fire extinguisher, expired registration, and destroying aquatic vegetation.

CO Mitch Sladek (Big Lake) worked fishermen, boaters and invasive species. He took enforcement action on angling without a fishing license, angling without fishing license in possession, over limit of sunfish, PWC violations, no throw cushions, no fire extinguishers, expired boat registration, failure to display registration, transportation of aquatic macrophytes, failure to remove boat plug. He followed up on a litter complaint in the Sand Dunes State forest. He followed up on a TIP of a person possessing a gray fox without a permit with charges pending.

CO Rick Reller (Buffalo) checked angling and boating activity in the Wright County area. Numerous animal complaints were taken from raccoons, fox and coyotes coming into more populated city settings. Patrol was also done on the St. Croix River related to the new bridge going up in Stillwater. Assistance was given on to Washington County Sheriff?s Department on a recovery of a stolen boat.

Princeton - vacant.