District 13 - West Metro area

Last updated: 2014-08-19

CO Steve Walter (Waconia) responded to injured great blue heron, sand hill crane and deer calls. AIS violations were investigated. A TIP call of goose hunters shooting at non-game birds was handled. Goose hunters were having better luck with some wheat fields being harvested. A possible waters violation on Lake Waconia was investigated.

CO Brent Grewe (Minnetonka) spent the week checking anglers and monitoring boating activity. CO Grewe followed up with complaints. Violations included license issues.

CO Tony Salzer (Osseo) patrolled Hennepin and Anoka counties for angling activity. Salzer also patrolled for goose hunting activity in Hennepin County. Very little geese were seen flying earlier in the week with more flocks seen later in the week.

CO Vang Lee (ELCOP) worked anglers and ATV activities in Scott County area lakes and trails. He worked boaters on Minnesota and Mississippi rivers with a neighboring Officer and talked to a Hmong youth firearms safety class at the Hmong Cultural Center in St. Paul. Officer Lee assisted during a firearms safety class field and range day and returned phone calls regarding animal complaints. He also answered many questions to the Hmong community on upcoming big game regulations.

Bloomington - vacant.

Mound - vacant.

Prior Lake - vacant.