District 13 - West Metro area

Last updated: 2015-10-06

CO Brent Grewe (Minnetonka) presented at two firearm safety classes and continued to investigate ongoing complaints. CO Grewe also attended a district meeting and did some equipment maintenance.

CO Chelsie Leuthardt (Prior Lake) reports fall activity has picked up and many sportsmen and women are out enjoying the mild and beautiful days of early autumn. Boating and angling has slowed but some anglers are still out enjoying the water with varying success. She encountered several youth out waterfowl and small game hunting around the county. Numerous calls were taken with questions regarding available public hunting land and Leuthardt wants to encourage citizens to visit the Minnesota DNR website for detailed maps of available public hunting areas. Leuthardt investigated several TIP calls and complaints of trespassing.

CO Vang Lee (ELCOP) worked duck hunting and angling activity in the west metro area. He investigated a vegetation complaint on Lake Minnetonka and responded to nuisance animal calls. Officer Lee also investigated a trespass complaint while small game hunting in southeast Minnesota.

CO Thephong Le (ELCOP) patrolled Fort Snelling State Park and Waconia for angling and hunting activity. He responded to calls regarding the illegal use of waterfowl decoys, waterfowl hunting after hours, and general deer hunting regulations. He took enforcement action for unsigned federal duck stamps. He also attended a district meeting in Saint Paul.

Bloomington - vacant.

Mound - vacant.

Waconia - vacant.