Last updated: 2017-04-24
CO Paul Parthun (Lake George) assisted the prosecutor in preparing for an upcoming trial and investigated two separate waters violations. Closed forest roads and ATV trails were monitored. Further investigation regarding a recent big game case was conducted. Enforcement action was taken for placing fill in public waters without a permit.
CO Mark Mathy (Cass Lake) checked anglers, OHV?s, and traps. Turkey hunters were also checked as well as State Forest areas where roads are closed. A complaint of persons bow fishing and spearing in closed season was investigated that led to a citation being issued and suckers seized. Complaints of a road kill eagle, timber theft, and trapping violations were also investigated. A deer possession tag was issued. Enforcement action was taken for operation of an ORV on an ATV trail and ATV on the roadway.
CO Duke Broughten (Longville) spent the week monitoring angling and ATV activity. Cooler weather limited recreational activity. CO Broughten fielded calls regarding injured animals and fishing questions and he attended training in the Metro.
CO Jeff Halverson (Staples) checked ATV activity, fishermen, and worked fish run activity. CO Halverson also investigated a public waters violation, assisted deputies on an assault and the PD on a DWI. CO Halverson also had his fur collection at a game feed at the local church.