Nevada Department of Wildlife spokesman Chris Healy said Monday the 2-year-old female was shot dead July 28 following a confrontation with a homeowner near Stateline.READ MORE: 'I Am A Gold-Collar;' Driverless Tesla Backseat Rider Basks In Social Media Notoriety As He Flaunts His Wealth
Healy says the bear had been captured and fitted with a tracking collar in early May after she was found trying to raid trash bins.
The collar showed she kept returning to residential areas.READ MORE: Optimism Soaring In San Francisco Bay Area As COVID Pandemic Woes And Worries Ease
Healy says a bear that breaks into occupied dwellings crosses a line and becomes a danger to human safety.
State wildlife officials trapped and euthanized another bear in June after it raided a vehicle and wouldn’t leave an area near a state park visitor’s center at Lake Tahoe’s Sand Harbor.MORE NEWS: Passenger Killed In Crash On Highway 680 In Milpitas; Driver Arrested For DUI
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