District 14 - East Metro area

Last updated: 2014-08-26

CO Lisa Kruse (White Bear Lake) attended two days of training at Camp Ripley. She did a detail for the St. Croix Bridge and handled various TIP calls. CO Kruse worked fishing, boating and AIS enforcement on area lakes.

CO Brad Johnson (Ham Lake) checked anglers and boater. Violations included no license, no license in possession, and no trout stamp. He also conducted AIS checks. CO Johnson patrolled at Carlos Avery WMA. He assisted with the take down and transport of the wall of shame. CO Johnson responded to a report of a Bald Eagle that may have been caught in discarded fishing line in St. Paul.

CO Vuthy Pril (ELCOP) worked angling and boating enforcement around the metro lakes and rivers. He spent sometimes patrolling Gateway trail, state parks and wildlife management areas and investigated a liter. CO Pril also responded to injured animal calls and other calls throughout the week.

WREO Adam Block (Metro) spent the week working AIS and wetland related activity. Time was also spent working the State Fair information booth where many deer hunting related questions were answered. WREO Block also spoke to a group in St. Louis Park on the topic of aquatic invasive species.

CO Scott Arntzen (Forest Lake) worked area lakes and the St Croix River doing fishing and boating enforcement. CO Arntzen assisted a neighboring officer with a littering complaint in a State Park and investigated TIP complaints. He also spoke to students at a firearms safety class in Forest Lake and did AIS enforcement. Enforcement action for the week included PFD violations, failing to obey signs on a state trail, slow-no wake violation and no PWC rules sticker.

Eagan - vacant.

Hastings - vacant.

Maplewood - vacant.

Metro Officer - vacant.