Deputies from the Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office and the State Game Warden officer were able to positively identify a black bear southeast of Montezuma on the evening of September 12.
This is information only. This bear has shown no signs of aggressive behavior and is not a threat to the public at this time. If you see the bear, keep your distance and leave it alone.
If you see the bear near property or town, however, please call and advise the Sheriff’s Office of its location.
Any questions please call the Poweshiek Sheriff’s Office non-emergency line at 641-623-5679 or the State Game Warden at 641-660-0741.
** Press Release from the Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office.