District 13 - West Metro area
Last updated: 2016-08-23
CO Vang Lee (ELCOP) worked boaters and anglers on the metro area lakes and rivers. He assisted neighboring Officer with the bridge detail boat and responded to a TIP complaint at Crosby Park in St. Paul on people taking walleye. He also took a TIP complaint regarding a small game complaint in Minneapolis and answered questions in the Asian community on bear hunting regulations.
CO Leah Weyandt (Mound) worked the 2016 Game Fair in Ramsey. CO Weyandt answered numerous questions pertaining to the upcoming waterfowl season and deer hunting, including maximum magazine capacity on rifles, the zone management decisions and multiple questions on youth hunting.
CO Thephong Le (ELCOP) patrolled the temporarily assigned stations Waconia and Fort Snelling State Park for fishing, boating and invasive species. He returned calls for service included sick trumpeter swan, nuisance beaver and injured hawk. He assisted an area hydrologist with a shoreline restoration order. He spoke at a Firearm Safety class for 26 Southeast Asian students.
CO Chelsie Leuthardt (Prior Lake) focused on angling, boating and ATV enforcement. Leuthardt checked several anglers around Scott County Lakes with anglers experiencing varying success. Lower numbers of boaters were out recreating during the weekend cool down but many anglers were enjoying the milder temperatures. Leuthardt also spoke at two Firearms Safety Classes.
Bloomington - vacant.
Ft. Snelling - vacant.
Osseo - vacant
Waconia - vacant.