Bear Trashes Car To Get Food Left Inside

 Monday, May 18, 2015


You might think car break-ins only happen in the city, but if you live in rural areas you might want to lock your car. In the garage. And not leave food inside the car. A Sandpoint woman’s car suffered thousands of dollars worth of damage after a hungry black bear came looking for some grub. Vivian Swansen looked out her window Tuesday night and saw the dome light was on in her car. “My first thought was, ’Oh my God somebody’s stealing my car.’ And then my second thought was, ’Where’s the loaded gun when you need one?" she said.