Bear on Mulberry Lane caught

This bear was photographed near Mulberry Lane in Moab Sunday afternoon, Sept. 8. According to local police, the bear is still on the loose, and local officials are working on a way to capture it. Photo courtesy of Moab City Police

With the help of the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, Moab City Police tranquilized the female bear and are moving it to the Book Cliffs.

****MOAB'S MOST WANTED BEAR – CAPTURED!****Our ursine friend who had been roaming around the area of Mulberry Lane has…

Posted by Moab City Police Department on Monday, September 9, 2019

As of Monday morning, Sept. 9, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources was “developing a plan to deal with” a bear that was on the loose near Mulberry Lane, according to Moab City Police.

UPDATE @ 0845: Conservation Officers with Utah DWR set a trap last night but the bear was not caught. He has been…

Posted by Moab City Police Department on Sunday, September 8, 2019

The bear was first reported Sunday, Sept. 8. Police advised locals to “use caution” if they happened to be in the area, including Rotary Park.

“Keep pets inside and children close to an adult,” Moab City Police said in a Facebook post, announcing the presence of the bear.

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