Woman Fined for Feeding Black Bear Inside Her Home

A woman has been sentenced to a year in probation and fined $500 for allowing and feeding a black bear inside of her home.

 
 

According to police, multiple pictures show a black bear inside of the home of Sherry Desmond and her co-defendant Nicolas Clemente.  The pictures allegedly show Desmond watching her children feeding the wild bear.  Officers say that Clemente admitted to feeding the bears.  Police also found a video of a bear in the kitchen that was stored on a cellphone.

 
 

Desmond was charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of children, recklessly endangering another person, and unlawfully driving or disturbing wildlife.

 
 

Woman sentenced to probation after allowing bear inside home and feeding it

Posted: / Updated: DINGMAN TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA (WBRE/WYOU) A woman has been sentenced to 12 months of probation and fined $500 after she allowed a black bear to enter her home while her child was present back in 2018. According to the affidavit, pictures provided to police show a black bear inside the home of Sherry Desmond and her co-defendant Nicolas Clemente.