Water Resource Enforcement Officers

Last updated: 2016-12-05

WREO Joseph Stattelman (NW) spent the week checking small game hunters, muzzleloader deer hunters, ATV activity, and fishing activity. AIS compliance and contacts with fishermen regarding transport of live fish was done at public access and shore fishing locations. Time was spent working on open and ongoing public water and WCA cases.

WREO Mike Scott (NE) checked muzzleloader deer hunters; very few reported seeing deer. Officer Scott also worked on a WCA case with the St. Louis County Attorney?s office.

WREO Robert Haberman (North Central) worked on WCA cases and answered questions from the general public. WREO Haberman also attended fur registration in Brainerd and checked muzzleloader hunters.

WREO Keith Bertram (Central) spent the week conducting follow-up on wetland violations. Time was also spent handling calls in the vacant Sauk Centre station. Several cases of lending and borrowing deer licenses were made this week.

WREO Larry Hanson (SW) worked on WCA and PW cases. Officer Hanson met with SWCD?s and county attorney for input on enforcement action on WCA cases. Work was completed in a vacant station; hunters were out with the nice weather.

WREO Julie Siems (SE) did a K9 demo and talk for an educational youth group. Anglers and hunters were also checked in the field and investigations were started on a water appropriation document.