Local News 3/23/22

News 3-23-22 AK

Two people from Tyrone were killed Tuesday evening after a crash in Centre County.

Harry Dillon Jr., and Meredith Dillon were killed in a three vehicle crash. Harry and Meredith were driving northbound when their vehicle crossed the center line for an unknown reason. They hit the driver’s side of a Honda Odyssey and hit a Dodge Ram 1500 head-on. The driver of the Dodge Ram was transported to the hospital for suspected serious injuries. The driver of the Honda Odyssey had suspected minor injuries, but was not transported to the hospital.

A city man faces charges after he allegedly sold heroin and cocaine to a confidential informant on two separate occasions. Jacardo Everett faces three felony charges of possession with intent to deliver and two felony charges of criminal use of a communication facility as well as two misdemeanor counts of possession of a controlled substance.

A bill is being introduced in the state legislature to bring relief to Pennsylvanians at the gas pump.  Republican state Senator Jake Corman’s bill would cut the state’s gas tax by one-third through the end of the year.  Corman is a candidate for governor.

A Johnstown man is behind bars after he led police on a high-speed chase through several different neighborhoods Sunday night into Monday morning. Police said Jeremy Woodard led them through Moxham, Ferndale and Hornerstown areas at a high rate of speed. Police noted in the criminal complaint that they could smell alcohol coming from Woodard. They also later found out he was DUI suspended. He is confined to Cambria County Prison.

The Altoona Fire Department was sent to Wendy’s on Plank Road shortly after 9 a.m. yesterday when the sign that sits outside of the establishment caught on fire. A corner of the sign was seen burning and melted fragments landed on the digital display below it. Crews extinguished the fire within a matter of minutes.

With Pennsylvania’s trout fishing season opening soon, millions of trout are now being added, at numerous state waterway sites. 3.2 million trout are being stocked in Pennsylvania this season, and this year, it’s a return to a single opening day for fishing season statewide. The first day will be Saturday, April 2nd.