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Black Bear Captured Near Puyallup Avenue & Dock Street in Tacoma
The black bear spotted in north Tacoma and Point Defiance over the last few days has been captured. Word on the street is that Fish and Wildlife caught up with the bear down near Puyallup Avenue and Dock Street.
male female black bear will be relocated to a new home, probably somewhere in the Cascades or the Hood Canal area.
UPDATE: It sounds like she was spotted near Stadium High School last night, before taking a run down Pacific Avenue, where several peope reported seeing her.
From the Metro Parks press release:
This morning, Sept. 11, 2014, Ted Jackson with Fish and Wildlife reported that the bear had moved to Stadium High School and his officers were able to track it and dart it in an underpass close to the freeway.
The bear is currently sleeping off the tranquilizer dart in the Metro Parks parking lot.
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