Black bear killed by Nevada wildlife officials

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Updated: 10/30/2013 8:18 pm

RENO, Nev. (KRNV, MyNews4.com & AP) — A black bear with a rap sheet for breaking and entering has been killed by Nevada wildlife officials.

The Nevada Department of Wildlife says the 2-year-old male had broken into an Incline Village home on Friday and Saturday nights and was apparently preparing to do so again Monday when a game warden tranquilized and then killed the bear.  During the weekend break-ins, the bear was sprayed with bear spray but still returned to the same area Monday night, when it was observed trying to break into a truck at the same residence.

Officials say the bear was fearless of people and was euthanized on scene because it was a danger to humans.

It was the fourth nuisance bear killed by wildlife officials this year.

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Which should count toward the hunt quota; better yet, use the old Ponderosa for a quick "release and no recapture" 'special event'.
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