District 14 - East Metro area

Last updated: 2016-02-09

CO Tony Salzer (Ham Lake) patrolled Anoka County for angling activity. CO Salzer also patrolled Anoka and Washington counties for snowmobile activity. Salzer also attended training at Camp Ripley.

CO Lisa Kruse (White Bear Lake) attended a day and a half of training at Camp Ripley. She worked fishing and ATV enforcement on area lakes and checked small game hunters in Anoka County. CO Kruse worked snowmobile enforcement, assisted with a deer removal program in Ramsey County and did aeration system inspections. Violations included extra lines, no shelter license, expired ATV registration, no license in possession and no identification on shelter.

CO Scott Arntzen (Forest Lake) spent the week doing snowmobile enforcement and checking ice anglers. He attended training at Camp Ripley, handled a trespassing complaint and investigated a dog chasing deer incident. Violations for the week included no fishing license in possession, failure to display registration, operate snowmobile with studded tracks on a paved trail and no helmet for youth operator.

CO Brad Johnson (Maplewood) reports that he spoke to a firearms safety class at Cretin Derham-Hall High School. He completed some follow-up investigation on old cases. CO Johnson checked ice anglers. He also patrolled at Carlos Avery WMA.

CO Joe Kulhanek (Hastings) spent a busy week monitoring snowmobile activity in the area after the recent snowfall. With the very warm weather the sleds were out in great numbers and the trails became very poor quickly. He became certified as a Glock armorer, as well as attended division training at Camp Ripley. Enforcement action for the week included fail to display snowmobile registration, fail to stop at crossing and trespassing.

CO Vuthy Pril (ELCOP) checked ice anglers, patrolled snowmobile trails in Dakota County and checked ATVs on area lakes. He attended the awards and training conference at Camp Ripley. CO Pril also spoke to a group of boy scouts and their parents about fishing rules and regulations at Crystal Lake in Burnsville and responded to a trespass complaint during the week.

Eagan - vacant.

Metro Officer - vacant.