District 13 - West Metro area

Last updated: 2014-12-16

CO Steve Walter (Waconia) checked anglers having good luck on area lakes. A TIP call was responded to on traps that were not being checked. Muzzleloader deer hunters and pheasant hunters were checked having little success.

CO Tony Salzer (Osseo) investigated a big game violation in Washington County. CO Salzer also attended a training meeting at Camp Ripley. Salzer patrolled Hennepin County for angling activity.

CO Brent Grewe (Minnetonka) spent the week checking anglers and monitoring hunting activity. Violations included license issues.

CO Vang Lee (ELCOP) worked ice fishermen and bow hunters in Scott County. He responded to a TIP complaint at Holland Lake in Eagan of people taking trout out of season. He also had an annual vehicle inspection at Ft. Snelling State Park, answered questions to ice fishing regulations, and a firearms safety classes in the Hmong community.

CO Thephong Le (ELCOP) assisted Saint Paul PD and Ramsey County Sheriff Office with a search warrant. Game law violations were found and further investigation is pending. He provided assistance with several interviews in the Metro for an investigation on game law violations that occurred in Region 4. He met with a supervisor for an annual inspection on a patrol vehicle and completed administrative work. Violations encountered were illegally transported deer, fail to validated site tag, fail to registered deer, and lending and borrowing a deer license.

Bloomington - vacant.

Mound - vacant.

Prior Lake - vacant.