This criminal is not smarter than the average bear.

A California man was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison after police found eight pounds of methamphetamine hidden in a spare tire after he told them he had seen Yogi Bear in Yellowstone National Park

Manuel Paz Sanchez Jr., 32, was sentenced Thursday to 15 years and 8 months in federal prison after he pleaded guilty in May to possession with intent to distribute meth, the Montana District Attorney’s office said in a news release.