In the News January 2nd, 2017

Man Missing After Fire Damages Three Buildings


An Erie County Man is missing after massive fire in the town of North East. At 7:15am Friday morning firefighters responded to a large fire on 59 Main Street  it took multiple hose companies to battle the inferno which completely destroyed one home while damaging another as well as a sewing shop. 60 year old Timothy Green, the resident of 57 Main Street has been missing since the blaze; Mr. Green is a white male, 5’6” tall and 150 pounds with grey hair and a goatee. He prefers to wear flannel shirts and blue jeans and if you know of his whereabouts call North East Police at (814)725-4407.

 

Child Found Safe After Amber Alert


An eight month old child abducted from Mercer County is safe and sound after an Amber Alert. On Saturday Antonio Velazquez-Rupert kidnapped Ariella Downs shortly after killing a woman in a Sharpsville and was later caught in Reading. Currently the identity of the victim and her relationship to Ariella is unknown as is a motive and relationship for Velazquez-Rupert. More details about the case will be reported on as investigators release them.