A bear found on a repeat visit to garbage cans of Glendale was spotted snoozing in a La Crescenta tree, then was tranquilized for a trip back into the wild, it was reported Sunday.
The bear, known by several nicknames including was spotted around 7 a.m. Sunday in a tree in the 3000 block of Foothill Boulevard, The Los Angeles Times reported.
Glendale police and California Department of Fish & Game personnel blocked the area off and evacuated residences nearby.
The bear was roused from slumber when officials fired bean bag rounds at him then knocked out with four tranquilizer shots, The Times reported.
Around 11:45 a.m. Sunday a group of Fish & Game officers began moving the bear, who was apparently unconscious, to a safe area of the Angeles National Forest.
The bear marked "R-210" with a yellow tag was .
On Sunday, it took four tranquilizer darts from fish and game officials before the bear landed and fell asleep on the lawn of .
Check back with Patch for feedback from Glendale local Sarah Aujero, who handles @TheGlendaleBear on Twitter and Andrew Hughan from the California Department of Fish & Game.