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October 29, 2013
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Incline bear euthanized, four others released

A male black bear was euthanized by the Nevada Department of Wildlife on Monday evening at Incline Village. The 2-year-old bear had been positively identified as the bear which broke into the same house on Friday and Sunday nights and was apparently preparing to break into that same house when tranquilized by a state game warden. “The bear was euthanized on scene because it was a danger to human beings,” said Chris Healy, wildlife public information officer. On Monday evening, the bear was observed attempting to break into a locked truck. Initial attempts to scare the bear away were unsuccessful. …

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The Record Courier Updated Nov 1, 2013 09:30AM Published Oct 29, 2013 04:42PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.