District 12 - Princeton area

Last updated: 2016-02-09

CO Angela Londgren (Cambridge) followed up on a TIP investigations regarding illegal big game/over limit of fish, and located an owner of an abandoned fish shelter. Officer Londgren also checked anglers, predator hunters and attended snowmobile races on local lakes.

CO Brandon McGaw (Mora) checked ice anglers during the week. Ice conditions remain the same. Fishing success was low. Enforcement action was taken on snowmobile registration, illegal operation of a snowmobile by a juvenile and taking game out of season.

CO Rick Reller (Buffalo) investigated illegal snares placed on state forest land, which resulted in violations for failure to tag snares, snaring on public land, no trapping license, and possession of a car kill deer without a permit. Anglers were also checked this week on local lakes with angling license and extra lines violations detected. Reller also attended in-service service training at Camp Ripley.

CO Tony Musatov (Sauk Rapids) checked ice anglers and ATVs. Violations were found for angling with extra lines, no ATV/snowmobile registration, and no angling license. Officer Musatov handled animal complaints and followed up on a deer case.

CO Phil Mohs (Center City) worked fishing and snowmobile activities. Division training was attended in Camp Ripley. Many snowmobilers are getting out and enjoying the recent snowfall in the area. Enforcement action was taken for operating snowmobile/ATV without registration, wanton waste, fishing without a license, extra lines and operating a snowmobile while impaired.

Princeton - vacant.