Last updated: 2017-02-22
CO Bob Mlynar (Aitkin) worked snowmobile and angling activity. The Aviation section gave assistance to the officer on a snowmobile trespass issue. A border snowmobile detail was worked with very good speed compliance observed.
CO Jim Guida (Brainerd 2) worked sport fishing and off-highway vehicle enforcement this week. Officer Guida worked an enforcement detail on Mille Lacs Lake in conjunction with a large fishing tournament. A thank you goes out to the anonymous individual that purchased our lunch in Garrison.
CO Tim Collette (Crosslake) monitored angling activity on area lakes. Conditions are starting to deteriorate with the warm weather. Anglers venturing out are finding lots of standing water on the ice with slippery conditions. Some success was seen with northerns and sunfish biting the best. The officer also assisted with the Fishing for Ducks event on Mille Lacs Lake, assisting with a medical situation and in attempting to locate an individual that assaulted a couple people and then fled on an ATV.
CO Amber Ladd (McGregor) worked anglers around area lakes and rivers. She had several violations this week of extra lines. She also encountered some ATVs that were planning to ride the Soo Line. She reminded them that ATV trails are closed during the winter and that you can?t ride ATVs on a snowmobile trail.
CO Patrick McGowan (Pine River) patrolled for angling activity throughout the week. CO McGowan assisted other agencies with a vehicle that went through the ice. Enforcement action was taken for angle with extra lines and several fish over limits.
CO Karl Hadrits (Crosby) reports checking fishing activity, working snowmobile enforcement in the Voyageur?s National Park area, responding to issues of litter on the ice, and car-kill animals. Enforcement contacts were made for snowmobile speed, registration, youth operation, and fish house marking violations.
Cuyuna SRA vacant.