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Regulations, rules, training

Water Resource Enforcement Officers

Last updated: 2017-04-24

WREO Joseph Stattelman (NW) spent the week working on AIS trainings and questions. Time was also spent working on open PW and WCA cases and a TEP meeting was attended.

WREO Mike Scott conducted an AIS training for St. Louis County Sheriff?s Department for their officers. Case management and new WCA case investigations were conducted in Carlton and St. Louis Counties. Smelters were checked on Lake Superior. Large numbers of smelters were encountered in Park Point and area rivers with success rates high in some areas and OK in others. Enforcement action was taken for no angling license in possession, and careless driving.

WREO Robert Haberman (North Central) conducted watercraft inspector trainings and AIS enforcement. Time was spent reviewing new WCA cases. WREO Haberman also assisted with technical questions from field staff on water related offenses.

WREO Keith Bertram (Central) spent the week working AIS. An AIS law enforcement training was given at Minneapolis Park Police Department.

WREO Larry Hanson (SW) worked on old and new WCA and PW cases in several counties. Trout fishermen were checked finding some good luck. ATV and AIS equipment was also checked on several area lakes and streams.

WREO Julie Siems (SE) issued a restoration order and worked on public waters cases. A ride along was given and many anglers were checked over the weekend. Violations included no angling licenses and walleye out of season.