Seeing some shady character prowling about in the middle of the night, peeking into shop windows, was sure to raise a few red flags. Fortunately, the responding officer in this case understood he has the right to bear arms (and legs, etc.).
Deputy Nevins works the graveyard shift for the Placer County Sheriff's Office in California. On Tuesday evening, while on routine patrol in Kings Beach, Lake Tahoe, he happened upon a "suspicious subject" — a rather large black bear — who may or may not have been up to no good. Upon seeing he'd been caught snooping, the bear was visibly startled. But rather than make a big deal out it, Nevins decided to let him off with a warning.
"Don’t be breaking into any of them businesses,” he instructed the furry suspect, who clearly got the message.