CO Scott Arntzen (Forest Lake) spent the week checking waterfowl, small game, and archery deer hunters. He also worked an ATV detail along the north shore. Violations for the week included no small game license, registration issues, and transporting loaded firearms.
CO Joe Kulhanek (Hastings) spent the weekend working waterfowl and pheasant hunters. He responded to a capsized boat in the river, lost hunters in the Hampton Woods WMA, and assisted getting a bald eagle to rehab. Enforcement action for the week included no license in possession and possess lead shot for waterfowl.
CO Vuthy Pril (ELCOP) checked waterfowl hunters over the second season opener weekend. Small game, bow hunters, and anglers were also checked during the week. CO Pril also spoke to a firearms safety class in Apple Valley regarding hunting rules and regulations.
White Bear Lake vacant.
Metro Officer vacant.