Last updated: 2017-03-27
CO Vang Lee (ELCOP) worked anglers on the metro area lakes and investigated a wetland complaint in Eden Prairie. He patrolled state park and state trail and assisted with a deer removal program in Bloomington. Officer Lee also coordinated youth firearm safety classes in the Asian community and answered animal complaint calls.
CO Brent Grewe (Minnetonka) spent the week at K9 training with his partner Shelby.
CO Leah Weyandt (Mound) received a TIP call about a neighbor potentially poaching deer in his back yard. Upon investigation, several skulls and cleaned hides were found on the property. CO Weyandt worked the Northwest Sport Show at the Minneapolis Convention Center and fielded many questions from citizens ranging from using lights to attract fish to the ongoing research being done on Mille Lacs.
CO Alexander Birdsall (Waconia) assisted Carver County Soil and Water Conservation District with a wetlands violation. Time was spent investigating a littering complaint on Lake Waconia. Numerous animal complaints were taken, including the recovery of road killed bald eagles. Spring fishing is beginning to pick up and several anglers have reported good crappie bites on local lakes.
CO Tim Maass (Osseo Station) gave the law and ethics talk for three different firearm safety classes. CO Maass also handled several animal related questions and complaints.
CO Chelsie Leuthardt (Prior Lake) spent time checking shore anglers and patrolling area wildlife management areas. Time was also spent in the St. Lawrence State Park in regards to recent vandalism and illegal vehicle operations. CO Leuthardt took a report of a potential deer poaching incident in Prior Lake and spent time investigating the report which is still on going.
Ft. Snelling vacant.