Police also announced that a handyman known as “Jersey” is not a suspect in Irwin’s disappearance.
Johnny Tanko, known in the press as “Jersey,” was taken into custody on an unrelated federal felony warrant on Saturday. There is no word on the nature of the federal felony warrant. Police did not comment on the nature of the warrant.
There is John S Tanko of Clay County, Mo with a charge of Vehicle Tampering as of 10/14/2011
His address is listed in the 3700 block of N Lister…just a block away from the Irwin home.