News Live 365: January 13th, 2021

In Erie County authorities are seeking information about the destruction of property at David Corry Chrysler on Route 6 near the city of Corry. Several windshields and driver’s side windows were broken by an unknown subject using what police believe was a bb gun on the night of Monday, January 11th. If you have information that may help the investigation please call the Corry State Police at (814)663-2043.

 

Pennsylvania State Senator David Brewster will be sworn in today, one day and one week after the rest of the Pennsylvania General Assembly when a federal court ruled against a challenge to his election. In a chaotic scene last Tuesday a shouting match broke out between senators when the President Pro Tempore refused to allow Senator Brewster to swear in because of the court challenge.

 

Addressing speculation and fear about the COVID-19 vaccine, Governor Tom Wolf made a statement to debunk rumors that the vaccine can cause the disease. Neither the Moderna nor Pfizer vaccines actually contain the virus, just a portion of the virus’s genetic code. More information about the COVID-19 vaccines can be found at PA Department of Health’s Website.

 

The Pennsylvania State Police have released the details of a high speed chase that began in Meadville and ended in Mercer County with the arrest of Nathan George of Hermitage. On Saturday January 9th at around 4PM the Meadville City Police Department attempted to initiate a traffic stop on 39 year old Nathan George for erratic driving and violating a protection from abuse order. George fled through the intersection of Alden and South Morgan Street and then collided head on with a vehicle at the Linden and Liberty Street intersection, but continued to flee pursuit ramming MPD patrol cars and heading down 322 and onto Interstate-79 where the State Police Troopers joined the chase. According to the Pennsylvania State Police George pushed his car to speeds exceeding 120 miles per hour before recklessly colliding with another driver near mile marker 132 in Mercer County. George faces multiple felony and misdemeanor charges and is being held on $50,000 bail.