On Monday, May 12,
2014 at approximately 1:52 a.m., deputies from the Yucaipa Police Department responded
to a report of a vicious bear in the 36000 block of Oak Glen Road in Yucaipa. While responding, deputies were advised the
homeowner had gone out to her backyard and found a bear inside a fenced goat
pen, actively attacking one of her goats.
Upon arrival, deputies discovered the remains of the goat, still in its
pen. The homeowner advised deputies that the bear had charged her and she was
forced to shoot the bear. The deceased
bear was located approximately 40 yards from the goat pen.
Deputies notified the Department of Fish and Wildlife
of this incident, a Game Warden responded to the location to complete the
investigation. No other animals,
persons, or property sustained injury or damage.
Refer: Deputy B. Shedd
Station: Yucaipa Police Department
Phone No.: (909) 790-3105