District 13 - West Metro area

Last updated: 2015-08-25

CO Steve Walter (Waconia) checked goose hunters, anglers and boaters during the week. Telephone calls were returned daily on hunting questions. Animal nuisance calls were handled.

CO Brent Grewe (Osseo) spent the majority of the week at Camp Ripley for in-service training. CO Grewe took calls regarding the upcoming deer season and shoreline vegetation removal.

CO Chelsie Leuthardt (Prior Lake) spent the week following up on TIP complaints, attending firearm safety classes, and conducting angling and boating checks around Scott County. With the hunting seasons just around the corner firearm safety classes are once again in full swing, and Leuthardt met many youth excited for their first deer season. An investigation into hunting Canada Geese in a closed area was conducted. Leuthardt wants to remind everyone that knowing the hunting regulations and open areas is imperative before going hunting. She also assisted the State Patrol and Scott County Sheriff?s Office with a motorcycle accident. Enforcement action was taken on no boat registration, angling with extra lines, no angling license in possession and hunt migratory game birds in a closed area.

CO Vang Lee (ELCOP) worked fishing and boating activities in the Mound station. He followed up with AIS violations and took calls on animal complaints. He also answered questions on bear and deer hunting regulations in the Hmong community.

CO Thephong Le (ELCOP) attended annual in-service training at Camp Ripley. He worked fishing and boating activities in assigned stations. Enforcement action was taken for no angling license and angling with extra lines.

Bloomington - vacant.

Mound - vacant.