'Person of Interest' Named as Search for Missing Pa. Men Resumes

'Person of Interest' Named as Search for Missing Pa. Men Resumes

Weintraub also confirmed DiNardo is the son of the owners of a Solebury Township property investigators have been combing over "with the equivalent of a fine-toothed comb".

Weintraub previously said Cosmo DiNardo's high bail "was at our urging, because he is a person of interest".

His family owns the farm in Solebury Township where officials have been searching the past few days.

Amid that search, police arrested Cosmo DiNardo, 20, whose address is listed as the Bensalem home, on a felony weapons charge that was refiled from February.

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"We don't pick a person and try to build a case against them", he said, referring to Cosmo DiNardo. ABC News reported Sturgis and Meo were longtime friends, and Sturgis' father told the Associated Press that the pair know Finocchiaro. The next two men to disappear were Mark Sturgis, 22, and his friend Tom Meo, 21, who were last seen around 6 p.m. on Friday.

The county's First District Attorney told CHANNEL 6 ACTION NEWS that it is too soon to say whether the teens are in danger and would not say what led them to search the property in Solebury.

"This is a slow and steady", Weintraub said.

As a condition of his bail, DiNardo provided authorities his parent's home on the 900 block of Wayland Circle in Bensalem as his current address.

About 40 to 50 people were helping in the search of the property, Weintraub said.

Asked about reports from residents that they heard gunshots on that property over the weekend or that there was a bonfire at the DiNardo house, Weintraub said, "I can't comment on that". According to an affidavit of probable cause, DiNardo was accused of possessing a shotgun and ammunition despite a history of mental illness that includes a voluntary commitment. Sturgis and Meo worked together doing construction for Sturgis' father, while Finocchiaro was a mutual friend.

Weintraub provided few updates on the investigation during another press conference Monday afternoon, revealing only that he believes foul play was involved and that police are focusing their efforts on the multi-acre property near Aquetong Road.

Weintraub said while "tons" of tips have come in, investigators continue their plea to the public for more information.

A person of interest in the case of four missing men is back in custody on a stolen vehicle charge, the district attorney said. He said the men knew each other.

"I want to be very careful to stress that he's a person of interest", said Bucks County District Attorney Matthew Weintraub, explaining that he was not now considered a suspect. Authorities continued their search Tuesday and said they were investigating "incredibly hot" leads.

District Attorney Matt Weintraub said Wednesday afternoon that 20-year-old Cosmo DiNardo tried to sell Tom Meo's 1996 Nissan Maxima for $500 after he went missing Friday. The police also recovered Mr. Sturgis's auto, a 2004 Nissan Altima, at an outdoor shopping mall, Mr. Potash said.

Weintraub said Tuesday that hundreds of law enforcement officials - including members of the state police, U.S. Marshals and the Federal Bureau of Investigation - are involved in the search for the four missing men.