Local News 4/4/22

News 4-4-22 AK

One man is dead and a woman is in custody after an overnight shooting in Johnstown. Johnstown police were dispatched to a report of shots fired on Horner Street just before 1 a.m. Saturday night. One male at the scene was rushed to Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center with multiple gunshot wounds to the torso. He was pronounced dead on arrival. The investigation led to the arrest of 40-year-old Arlaya Morris of Johnstown.

A Clearfield man is behind bars after he allegedly raped a 13-year old girl in a garage on Wednesday. Brian Bonar picked up the teen and took her to a garage in Knox Township where he sexually assaulted her. State police said that they traced the number that was used to contact the teen back to him and from the messages, he did know the girl’s age. Bonar was denied bail and is currently in Clearfield County Prison.

Officials in Cambria County are currently investigating the death of a 14-month old in Moxham. The death was confirmed by Cambria County Coroner Jeff Lees. Details are limited at this time and the identity of the 14-month-old has not been released.

Police are investigating after a skid loader was stolen from a Blair County property.

The skid loader is described to be a 2016 Gehl(Gayl) R135, yellow in color and also has steel tracks. The skid loader was stolen from a property located at Benton Road in East Freedom Township sometime between Thursday, March 31 and Friday, April 1. Anyone with information regarding the theft is asked to contact Freedom Township Police at 814-695-8545.

Three Altoona residents face charges for endangering the welfare of children after a 15-month-old in their home ingested methamphetamine last July. Police and EMS were called to the home where they were told the 15-month-old had possibly ingested cleaning products. The baby was transported to UPMC Altoona and later flown to the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, where doctors say the baby tested positive for meth. Police have charged Jonathan N. Learn, Cassidy M. Rightenour, and Carmen M. Rightenour.

Pennsylvania state gas prices are hovering around four dollars and 27 cents a gallon. Triple A reports the national average for a gallon of gas is currently at four dollars and 18 cents.