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Posted on: August 1, 2022

MLPD BEAR BEAT

Bear Activity in Mammoth Lakes from July 1 to 26, 2022

7/2, 9:04 p.m., Forest Trail - Bear attempting to break into neighbor’s house. Gone on arrival.

7/3, 4:14 a.m., Rainbow Lane - Bear locked in car. Keep your car food and scent free, doors locked, and windows up.

7/4, 6:06 a.m., Hidden Valley Road - Bear in open dumpster. No comment.

7/6, 5:54 a.m., Commerce Circle - Bear in open dumpster. No comment.

7/9, 8:42 p.m., Main Lodge - Bear in car. Keep your car food and scent free, doors locked, and windows up. Gone on arrival.

7/10, 10:39 p.m., Lake Mary Loop - Bear in campground…in the woods.

7/13, 11:13 a.m., Old Mammoth Road - Bears in a tree.

7/15, 12:48 a.m., Lakeview Drive - Bear in open dumpster. No comment.

7/17, 7:42 p.m., Main Street - Bear in campground.

7/18, 4:31 a.m., St. Anton Circle - Bear in House. Bear scared off by MLPD.

7/18, 9:41 p.m., Chamonix Place - Bear came into house through an open window. Bear ran off when homeowner arrived.

7/19, 3:36 a.m., Sierra Nevada Road - Bear casually going in and out of neighbor’s open garage getting food from the freezer. Garage secured by MLPD.

7/19, Time Unknown, Alpine Circle - Bear came into house through an open window while family away on vacation. Turned on kitchen faucet causing severe water damage. Report taken.

7/20, 12:58 p.m., Highway 203 – Bear was hit and killed. Please slow down!

7/21, 3:33 a.m., Vacation Place - Bear in garage, hazed by MLPD.

7/21, 12:21 p.m., Camp High Sierra - Bear trying to break into bear boxes the previous night.

7/21, 9:54 p.m., Vacation Place - Bear in same house as earlier. Gone when MLPD arrived.

7/22, 12:03 a.m., Sierra Nevada Road - Bear walking around. Gone on arrival.

7/22, 10:15 p.m., Sherwin Creek Road - Momma bear teaching her cub how to break into trailers. Gone when MLPD arrived.

7/24, 6:10 p.m., Lake Mary Loop - Looky-loos bugging a bear. Crowd dispersed.

7/25, 2:07 p.m., Coldwater Campground - Bear walking in the woods.

7/25, 3:53 p.m., Lake Mamie - Bear feasting on improperly stored food. A bunch of dummies are standing too close to the bear trying to get selfies. Crowd dispersed.

7/26, 12:18 a.m., Lake George - Bear in kitchen. Bears scared off by MLPD. Keep those doors and windows locked.

This Month’s Theme:  If a bear is in an open dumpster, is it the bear's fault?

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