WOLCOTT — A black bear ransacked a beekeeper's hives on Spindle Hill Road and the town's Animal Control department is asking residents to keep an eye out for the animal.
On Thursday the Animal Control department received a report that the bear had destroyed the hives, according to a posting on the organization's Facebook page. Cameras were set up and the bear, dubbed "Captain Jack," was caught on video a couple days later.
The Animal Control department is asking residents in the area to take precautions and said the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has been notified of the sightings.
Anyone with information or questions can contact the Wolcott Dog Pound at 203-879-7620 or the Wolcott Police Department at 203-879-1414. More information is also available at http://www.ct.gov/deep/blackbear