District 13 - West Metro area
Last updated: 2015-11-24
CO Brent Grewe (Minnetonka) spent the week following up with cases from the deer season and TIP complaints received. CO Grewe assisted with a multi-agency search for a missing person in the St. Paul area.
CO Chelsie Leuthardt (Prior Lake) spent the week completing case files from the A Firearm Deer Season and answering questions about hunting, hunting licenses, trespass, and open hunting areas. Leuthardt had a slower but still eventful weekend around Scott County during the start of the B Firearm Deer Season. Enforcement action was taken on failing to validate deer tag, taking a deer not meeting the antler point restriction in the 300 series, failing to register deer, failing to register a turkey, over limit of turkey, hunter harassment, and no federal stamp in possession.
CO Vang Lee (ELCOP) worked the 3B deer opener and checked duck hunters in Carver County. He investigated a TIP complaint of deer baiting in Orono and checked shore fishermen. He continued to answer questions to the Asian community on big game and small game hunting regulations.
CO Thephong Le (ELCOP) spent time on a background investigation. He checked hunters in Carver and Scott counties. He followed up on several AIS violations and those resulted in a written warning and citation. CO Le answered phone calls regarding regulation questions.
Bloomington - vacant.
Mound - vacant.
Waconia - vacant.