Sunday, July 6, 2008

Black Bear Caught in Fargo

Fargo police chase an unusual suspect around town a big black bear Good Afternoon I m Donnell Preskey It was an unusual stakeout for Fargo police this morning Police started getting calls from south Fargo residents about 5 30 a m reporting a black bear running through yards Officers used squad cars to contain it in a ditch area near Interstate 29 Authorities tranquilezed the bear and he was captured safely Fargo police say it s the first time they can recall seeing a black bear within the city limits Doug Leier ND Game amp amp Fish Unfortunately this happens when it s dark and the bear wonders into an area when they don t know maybe over hill is more suitable habitate for them This is probably the best scenerio that could ve happened Officials say the bear is believed to be a male about 2 years old He is expected to be released in the Pembina Gorge area in northeastern North Dakota

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