Conservation officers continue investigation into black bears dumped in Fort Nelson

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FORT NELSON, B.C. – Conservation officers are continuing to investigate an incident from the summer where 5 black bears were shot and then dumped.

Chris Doyle, Chief Deputy from the BC Conservation Officer Service said that they don’t have many details to release but they are still looking for anyone who was involved.

Officers were given the location of the remains and an investigation was started on August 25th, 2016.

The bears had been dumped at various locations along the Pipeline Bypass Road, West of Fort Nelson.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the COS hotline. The number is in operation 24/7 and you can remain anonymous. A reward of $2000.00 can be given if information leads to a conviction.

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