Bears Creating Problems In Floyd County

DWALE, KY—THE FLOYD COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT IS URGING RESIDENTS IN THE DWALE COMMUNITY TO BE VIGILANT REGARDING BEARS. RESIDENTS IN A MOBILE HOME PARK HAVE RECEIVED DAMAGE CAUSED BY A BEAR OR EVEN TWO BEARS. OVER THE LAST WEEK OR SO, RESIDENTS HAVE SPOTTED THE BEARS GETTING INTO THEIR GARBAGE AND EVEN TEARING OUT THE UNDERPINNING AND GETTING UNDER THEIR MOBILE HOME. ACCORDING TO THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT, SOME RESIDENTS REPORTED THAT A BEAR WAS LOOKING INTO THEIR RESIDENCE THROUGH A WINDOW. DEPUTIES HAVE BEEN PATROLLING DURING THE NIGHT TO HELP WITH THE PROBLEM. IF YOU LIVE IN THAT AREA AND SPOT A BEAR YOU ARE ASKED TO CONTACT THE FLOYD COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT.