District 14 - East Metro area
Last updated: 2015-10-06
CO Tony Salzer (Ham Lake) patrolled Anoka County for big game and small game hunting activity. CO Salzer assisted with academy training at Camp Ripley. Salzer also continued to work on some ongoing investigations and reports.
CO Lisa Kruse (White Bear Lake) took various TIP calls that included hunter harassment, trespassing, shooting early and litter. She checked waterfowl and small game hunters in Anoka County and worked fishing and boating enforcement on local lakes. CO Kruse worked AIS enforcement at area accesses, did equipment maintenance and started on a background investigation. She took a call of a bear in Circle Pines and a buck in Oakdale with a hockey goalie net stuck on its antlers.
CO Scott Arntzen (Forest Lake) spent the week checking archery deer and waterfowl hunters. He worked a District AIS detail in St Paul Park and fielded calls about nuisance animals and waterfowl hunting. CO Arntzen also issued a special beaver permit and did equipment maintenance.
CO Brad Johnson (Maplewood) reports that he worked with the AIS check station on the Mississippi River in St. Paul Park. He responded to a litter complaint on Beaver Lake in St. Paul. CO Johnson checked duck hunters, and small game hunters throughout the week. He spoke to a firearms safety class at Cretin-Derham Hall High School.
CO Joe Kulhanek (Hastings) spent the week monitoring waterfowl hunters and ATV activity in the area. He followed up on a case from the previous weekend on hunting in a refuge area and enforcement action was taken. Enforcement action for the week included hunting without license and transporting loaded firearm in a motor vehicle.
CO Vuthy Pril (ELCOP) checked waterfowl, big game, and small game hunters around the east metro WMAs and lakes. Anglers were also checked around the east metro lakes and rivers. CO Pril responded to tip complaints and answered miscellaneous animal calls. Violations included hunting waterfowl without a small game license and stamps, unplugged gun, transport loaded firearms, trespass and juvenile operating ATV without helmet and safety certificate.
Eagan - vacant.
Metro Officer - vacant.