Now there’s something you don’t hear about every day

A black bear was tranquilized and relocated Friday after letting himself into a Butler Creek residence, making himself at home, and giving law enforcement a chuckle.

The bear had somehow gotten into the house’s mudroom and locked himself inside, according to the Missoula County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies responded to the call at 5:45 a.m.

“The door had been ajar,” said Jamie Jonkel, wildlife management specialist with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. “He must have tested it and stepped inside.

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3 Responses to Now there’s something you don’t hear about every day

  1. Stretch says:

    Dad has found tracks and scat from a largish bear around his house. Maybe 250lbs.
    Needless to say he takes the trash can to the end of the drive LONG before dark.

  2. censusdesignatedplace says:

    Yogi Bear is smarter than the average bear!

  3. john biglin says:

    My mom lives in Hiawassee GA, they have to bolt their garbage cans shut because of the bears.

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