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.
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.