BA Man Accused Of Stealing Polar Bear Pleads Not Guilty

Friday, August 19th 2016, 11:04 pm
By: News On 6

The man charged with stealing and illegally owning a stuffed polar bear pleaded not guilty Friday.

Bryan Adair faces one count of larceny and two different charges for illegally possessing the animal.

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Earlier this month, Oklahoma game wardens confiscated the polar bear mount from a hangar at the Jones Riverside Airport.

It had legally belonged to Bill Gilstrap, and records show that police believe Adair stole the mount after Gilstrap's death.