District 12 - Princeton area
Last updated: 2014-11-25
CO Mitch Sladek (Big Lake) worked waterfowl hunters on the Mississippi River. He followed up on a Big Game investigation with charges pending. He answered a number of hunting questions. He checked on some trapping complaints and followed up on a couple TIP calls. He assisted with an injured swan in Monticello.
CO Todd Langevin (Center City) reports finishing up investigations on deer cases from the season. CO Langevin received numerous calls regarding dumped deer carcasses in the area. Hunters are reminded to find an appropriate place to dump processed deer parts. CO Langevin also worked the area for ice anglers. The cold temperatures already have ice fishermen on area lakes. Anglers are reminded no ice is safe especially early ice.
CO Brandon McGaw (Mora) checked deer hunters during the last week of deer season. Hunters stayed out of the woods during the cold weather and deer harvest appeared to be below average. Enforcement action was taken on possession of small amount of marijuana and operating an unregistered snowmobile.
CO Angela Londgren (Cambridge) received several complaints of a couple of hunters that were hunting deer the day after the season closed. The hunters were located and stated that they were tracking a wounded deer, the problem however was that they were shooting at the deer. Enforcement action was taken and the deer was seized. Officer Londgren also followed up on complaints from the deer season, checked anglers, snowmobiles, and took injured/nuisance animal calls.