SIMSBURY, CT (WFSB) -- A bear was euthanized over the weekend after it entered a home in Simsbury Saturday morning.
A man came home Saturday to find the bear inside his house on Pine Glen Road.
Thankfully nobody was inside at the time, and the homeowner called 911 right away.
Investigators said the bear smashed through a screen door.
State EnCon police euthanized the bear, which had entered multiple homes last year.
They were able to identify the bear by its ear tag.
A meeting was held last year regarding the increase in bear activity in the area.
Environmental police often deal with bears in Simsbury.
Last year, the Dept. of Energy and Environmental Protection took reports of 8,622 bear sightings around the state.
The top three towns for sightings are all in the Farmington valley area. Folks living in Simsbury reported 611 sightings, Farmington had 513, and Avon had 434.