District 14 - East Metro area

Last updated: 2016-02-02

CO Tony Salzer (Ham Lake) patrolled Anoka and Washington counties for angling activity. Angling activity has picked up some but success is still low on most lakes. CO Salzer dealt with an incident on a lake where a car was being operated at high speeds and harassing anglers. Enforcement action was taken.

CO Lisa Kruse (White Bear Lake) worked fishing and ATV enforcement on area lakes. She assisted with a deer removal program in Ramsey County, handled nuisance animal calls and worked on a report. CO Kruse handled a couple TIP calls, set up FAS classes, and worked snowmobile enforcement in Anoka County.

CO Scott Arntzen (Forest Lake) spent the week checking anglers and monitoring recreational vehicle activity. CO Arntzen also handled TIP calls and scheduled firearms safety classes. Violations for the week included no license in possession, fishing with extra lines, careless driving and possession of drug paraphernalia.

CO Brad Johnson (Maplewood) spoke to a firearms safety class in Afton. He attended a safety meeting at the regional office. CO Johnson checked ice anglers during the week.

CO Joe Kulhanek (Hastings) spent the week monitoring snowmobile and angling activity throughout the area. He responded to a TIP call as well as investigated an illegal antler trap. Firearm safety classes were scheduled and calls returned to the public. Enforcement action for the week included using an antler trap, juveniles on ATV without helmets, operate ATV with more passengers than allowed and no angling license in possession.

CO Vuthy Pril (ELCOP) checked ice anglers, snowmobiles and ATVs on area lakes. He spent some time checking aerator systems on area lakes and responded to two complaints of possible game violations. CO Pril also worked an off-road vehicle complaint area with neighboring conservation officers and answered miscellaneous animal calls and other calls during the week.

Eagan - vacant.

Metro Officer - vacant.