A bear was tranquilized after wandering round a San Dimas neighborhood Wednesday morning.
The bear was strolling round residential properties within the space of Gladstone Road and Dallas Street round 10 a.m., neighbors instructed KTLA. At one level, it was even noticed close to Shull Elementary Faculty.
Officers with the California Division of Fish and Wildlife and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division responded to the realm and the bear climbed up an avocado tree.
Sky5 was overhead as officers surrounded the bear and ultimately tranquilized it. It got here again down the tree and went down after climbing a fence and going into one other neighbor’s driveway.
It was then loaded at the back of a truck, video from the scene confirmed.
The feminine bear is about 1 to 2 years previous and doesn’t have cubs, Fish and Wildlife officers instructed KTLA. She was tagged and might be returned to her habitat on the Angeles Nationwide Forest, an official on the scene mentioned.
Carrie Pouliot noticed the bear in her yard, however first thought it was a coyote.
When she realized it was so much greater than a canine, she shouted for her husband, shut the door and known as 911.
By that time, nonetheless, police and wildlife officers had already responded. And she or he was in a position to watch the present from the consolation of her dwelling.
Pouliot has lived within the neighborhood since 1976 and is used to seeing all types of critters — raccoons, coyotes, possums, rabbits — however by no means a bear.
“I do know it doesn’t have to be right here, nevertheless it was thrilling,” Pouliot mentioned.
She defined that she doesn’t dwell too near the mountains and was stunned to see the bear wandering round her dwelling. “How that bear bought over right here, I do not know,” she added.
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