District 17 - Albert Lea area

Last updated: 2015-07-14


CO Corey Wiebusch (Mankato) patrolled area rivers this past week. ATV complaints were investigated. Angling success has slowed on some lakes. The officer attended training.

CO Luke Belgard (Faribault) focused on angling, boating, and AIS enforcement. Calls from the public were handled, including litter and dumping complaints. Time was spent monitoring recreational vehicle activity.

CO Chad Davis (Owatonna) checked anglers and boaters on area lakes & rivers. Aquatic invasive species, off-road vehicle activity, ATV activity, and wildlife management area were monitored during the week.

CO Steve Chihak (Spring Valley) spent the past week checking anglers, monitoring ATV activity, and working AIS enforcement. Reports of injured animals were received. Provided assisted to the Fillmore County Sheriff?s Office with a motor vehicle accident.

CO Brent Ihnen (Waseca) spent the week checking anglers, boaters, ATV, and OHM operators. Officer Ihnen also monitored AIS compliance near area lakes and at PWAs. A litter violation was also investigated.

CO Chris Howe (St. Peter) worked angling, boating, and AIS activity. Time was spent armoring division handguns.

Albert Lea - vacant.

Mankato #1 - vacant.