District 13 - West Metro area

Last updated: 2016-08-30

CO Vang Lee (ELCOP) worked anglers and boaters on the metro area lakes and rivers. He attended the in-service training at Camp Ripley and participated in a District 13 AIS work crew. He answered questions to the Asian community on bear hunting regulations and talked to a family gathering event at Keller Park about hunting and fishing regulations.

CO Brent Grewe (Minnetonka) spent the week following up with wetland complaints and checking fisherman. CO Grewe attended in-service training at Camp Ripley and participated in a AIS saturation in the Minnetonka area. Violations included fill in a wetland and transporting aquatic vegetation.

CO Thephong Le (ELCOP) attended annual in-service training at Camp Ripley. He returned calls for a shoreline violation, vehicle driven on non-motorized trail and illegal operation of an ATV. He also participated in an AIS work detail with district officers.

CO Leah Weyandt (Mound) spent the early part of the week training at Camp Ripley. Time was spent on the range and training on defensive tactics. CO Weyandt spent Thursday at the Minnesota State Fair answering questions about deer hunting, aquatic invasive species and waterfowl hunting. Zebra mussel violations were followed-up on and an Aquatic Invasive Species detail was worked on Lake Minnetonka. Enforcement action was taken for transporting aquatic macrophytes, zebra mussels and failure to display current watercraft registration.

CO Chelsie Leuthardt (Prior Lake) received several nuisance animal complaints and inquiries about the early goose hunting season. Leuthardt attended annual in-service at Camp Ripley early in the week and finished the week enforcing ATV, angling and boating activity. Many calls were fielded from citizens regarding the upcoming hunting seasons.

Bloomington - vacant.

Ft. Snelling - vacant.

Osseo - vacant

Waconia - vacant.