District 14 - East Metro area

Last updated: 2015-05-19

CO Scott Arntzen (Forest Lake) spent the week checking anglers, watercraft users and patrolling wildlife management areas. CO Arntzen attended training in Dakota County and responded to TIP calls. He also issued a nuisance beaver permit, investigated a littering complaint and did equipment maintenance.

CO Joe Kulhanek (Hastings) spent the week monitoring angling and ATV activity throughout the area. He issued a nuisance beaver permit, as well as attended divisional training and active shooter training. Enforcement action for the week included, angle with extra line, transport boat with drain plug in, no license in possession, and operate vessel without legal fire extinguisher.

CO Vuthy Pril (ELCOP) worked fishing and boating enforcement around the Metro lakes and rivers. He attended use of force training at the Dakota Gun Club in Rosemount and spoke at a firearms safety class in Farmington. CO Pril worked at the ?Take Aim at Summer Fun? event at the DNR region in Saint Paul where he showed kids how to use firearms properly and safely. CO Pril also responded to a complaint of a possible big game violation and other complaints during the week.

CO Anthony Salzer (Ham Lake) patrolled Anoka County for angling and boating activity. CO Salzer dealt with equipment issues. Officer Salzer also set up another school talk at a local elementary school.

WREO Adam Block (Metro) spent the week working AIS, angling, boating and wetland activity. WREO Block attended a meeting at Camp Ripley and attended divisional training in Dakota County. Several site visits were completed regarding wetland and shoreline work throughout the week in Scott, Anoka, and Ramsey counties.

CO Lisa Kruse (White Bear Lake) attend an area boat and water meeting in Ramsey County. She worked AIS enforcement, worked a Stillwater bridge detail and handled ?abandoned? fawn calls and nuisance animal calls. CO Kruse attended a day of use of force training, did equipment maintenance and worked boating and fishing enforcement on area lakes.

CO Brad Johnson (Maplewood) reports that he participated in the "Take Aim at Summer" event held at the regional office. He investigated a waters violation on Sunfish Lake. CO Johnson completed firearms qualification in Dakota County. He responded to phone calls about turkey hunting and fishing violations.

Eagan - vacant.

Metro Officer - vacant.