Vt. police to search river for missing man

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RUTLAND, Vt.
(AP) – Vermont State Police searching for a man who was last seen over the
weekend
are planning to expand their search to the Mettawee River.

Jonathan Schaff
was last seen Saturday walking east on Route 149 near the New York/Vermont
state line. His cellphone was found in an abandoned vehicle in West Pawlet.

The river is not
far from Granville, N.Y., where police said Schaff was involved in a bar fight
before walking away. The state police scuba team will search the river when
weather and water conditions are deemed safe by the team commander.

Schaff is 6 feet
tall, weighs 170 pounds and has brown hair and blue eyes, was possibly wearing
a gray-hooded sweatshirt and/or dark brown Carhart jacket with dark pants and
brown workboots.

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