Nelson police deal with potty-mouthed drunk

In less than three days, a man twice found himself in trouble for swearing and yelling while drunk — as well as mooning traffic.

In less than three days, a man twice found himself in trouble with the Nelson Police Department for misbehaving while drunk — as well as mooning traffic.

In the first instance, they were called to the 600 block of Highway 3A around 4:20 p.m. on Monday about a man yelling, swearing, and exposing himself. He was arrested, jailed until sober, and then released on conditions.

On Wednesday around 10: 55 a.m. police were called to the 100 block of Silica St. where the man was again drunk, yelling, and swearing. He was arrested a second time and held in custody pending a court appearance on breach of undertaking. Police are also are recommending a charge of causing a disturbance.

Bears awake in Nelson

The bears have had enough of hibernating.

Nelson police say a hungry bruin broke into a residential garbage can in Uphill Tuesday evening. They’re reminding you to ensure your garbage, compost, and other waste is disposed of securely to avoid any problems with wildlife.

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