District 13 - West Metro area

Last updated: 2015-09-01

CO Steve Walter (Waconia) assisted Carver County with a stolen vehicle from South Dakota. Assistance was given to Scott County with a vehicle that went off the road onto the Minnesota Valley State Trail. Waters violations were investigated with Lt. Glaser. Telephone calls were returned daily on hunting season questions.

CO Brent Grewe (Osseo) investigated a shoreline/wetland complaint along with several nuisance animal complaints. CO Grewe checked boaters and fishermen on Lake Minnetonka and spoke at a firearms safety class in Plymouth. Violations included gunwale riding and lifejacket issues.

CO Chelsie Leuthardt (Prior Lake) attended annual in-service training at Camp Ripley. She attended a firearms safety class and answered numerous calls regarding the upcoming hunting seasons. Leuthardt checked anglers and boaters on various waters around Scott County and followed up on TIP calls. Enforcement action was taken on angling with extra lines, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to have legal lifesaving device on a watercraft, angling without a license and angling without a license in possession.

CO Vang Lee (ELCOP) worked fishing and boating activities in the metro area lakes and rivers. He attended in-service training at Ripley and talked at a youth firearms safety class in St. Paul. He returned calls on nuisance animal complaints and answered questions to the Hmong community on deer hunting regulations.

CO Thephong Le (ELCOP) worked fishing, boating and AIS activities in the West Metro. He assisted Fort Snelling State Park staff with a beaver problem. He took enforcement action for no angling license, no angling license in possession, and taking fish by an illegal method: netting.

Bloomington - vacant.

Mound - vacant.