News Live 365: January 11th, 2021

Authorities in Erie County are searching for a stolen vehicle. The vehicle is an electric blue 2004 Dodge Neon taken from a residence in Waterford Township; it’s license plate number is LHZ9036. (That is Lima Hotel Zulu 9036) The vehicle was stolen last week sometime between Saturday, January 2nd and Monday, January 4th. Call the Corry State Police at (814)663-2043 if you have any information that can help.

 

Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Bryan Cutler has released a list of committee chairs for the 2021-2022 legislature and it includes several representatives from our region. Representative Brad Roae of Erie and Crawford counties will chair the Commerce Committee. The Education Committee will be headed by Representative Curt Sonney of Erie County. Representative Kathy Rapp of Crawford, Forest, and Warren counties returns as chairwoman of the Health Committee where she has served since 2019.

 

In Venango County State Police officers are searching for leads into a theft from a 75 year old Tionesta man’s detached garage. At least one unknown actor entered into the unlocked outbuilding and stole a Husqvarna chainsaw and a two horsepower electric motor. If you have information please all (814)676-6596.

 

According to Pennsylvania’s Attorney General Josh Shapiro scammers are attempting to take advantage of potential consumers who wish to get vaccinated for COVID-19. Scammers are reaching out to individuals under the guise of representatives from hospitals or insurance companies in an attempt to get personal information or even money from their marks.
Here are a few tips to avoid becoming a victim;

  1. If you receive a call from someone claiming to be from your insurance company, hang up and call back at the number on your insurance card.
  2. Always be wary about any unsolicited caller seeking information about your insurance or doctor.
  3. Scammers will claim they can have your vaccine doses shipped to your home or that they can get you moved further up the list to get an earlier vaccination, both are false.