News Live 365: February 9th, 2022

Jeffery Johnson of Conneautville is missing and is believed by authorities and his family to be endangered. Jeffery is a 33 year old white male; he stands about 5’5” tall and weighs around 180 pounds; he has brown hair and eyes and is bearded in a photograph released by the police; he walks with a limp. Mr. Johnson has three tattoos – a fox located on his right forearm, a green dragon on his right upper arm, and a Nightmare Before Christmas themed tattoo on his left arm. Jeffery Johnson has been listed as missing since Monday February 7th and was last seen at about 6PM on the night of Sunday February 6th; he was walking eastward on Route 198 in Spring Township, Crawford County heading toward the borough of Conneautville; he was wearing a dark brown Carhartt brand jacket, a black hoodie, blue jeans, brown Columbia brand work boots, and a green/gray baseball cap. Jeffery Johnson is at special risk of harm or injury, please call (814)332-6911 if you have any information that could help.

Two arrests were made and about $600,000 worth of suspected narcotics were seized in Mercer County earlier this month. On February 2nd officers from the Pennsylvania State Police discovered almost 9 pounds of suspected heroin and fentanyl as well as a firearm inside a Ford Focus during a traffic stop. Two men from Oklahoma City named Arturo Gutierrez and Julian Espanzo-Garcia were taken into custody as a result of the discovery.

A used car dealership in Erie is one of two in Western Pennsylvania that were targeted by Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro for taking advantage of consumers. In Erie Court of Common Pleas the AG’s office filed suit against Cars R Us alleging it was misrepresenting extended service plans as warranties and selling cars without a licensed salesman on staff. The company and its owner agreed to pay a civil penalty and voluntarily adjust its practices to follow Pennsylvania law. A shortage of computer chips has driven up the value of used vehicles by 42% since 2019.