The Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office, their Special Response Team, and the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force made multiple drug trafficking arrest Thursday afternoon.
According to Coshocton Sheriff Tim Rogers, the arrests occurred at approximately 4:07 p.m. Confiscated was undisclosed amount of cash and drugs. Arrested were Jonathan Doneff and Ryan Finton, both of Zanesville, and Roderick Sumter of Coshocton.
Sheriff Rogers says the arrest stem from months of...
A Guernsey County man was indicted on murder charges Thursday.
According to Guernsey County Prosecutor Keith Plummer, 22-year-old Darrell Brister of Derwent was indicted on one county of murder with a firearm specification and one count of involuntary manslaughter with a firearm specification.
These charges stem from his alleged involvement in the December 5th shooting death of 24-year-old James Aeillo outside a Bloomfield Road home.
The Zanesville/Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce reports they broke their record for the highest number of member companies in 2003.
President, Tom Poorman, said: “we had 835 members, this chamber of commerce has never had that many businesses before, and we did it in a down economy, so were very hopeful that that’s a sign that things are starting to turn around locally.”
Poorman says he’s surprised for the increase at this time of year, businesses typically trend...
Huge problems and concerns still looming in Morgan County.
Governor Bob Taft declared the county under a state of emergency, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency spent the day assessing the county’s flood problems, and deciding whether they need federal aid.
Morgan County’s local EMA officer, Keith Spare. seen in the picture above, says they need the aid now more than ever. The flood problems added to an already struggling economy.
The second co-defendant in the Brad Barnett murder case pleads guilty.
However 19-year-old Amanda Miller of Hopewell will not be sentenced in 30 days. That’s because she’s agreed to testify at the trial of 22-year-old Derek Norris, the Hopewell man whom shot and killed Barnett.
According to Assistant Muskingum County Prosecutor Jim Workman, Miller plead guilty to one count complicity to commit aggravated robbery; one count possession crack; one count possession...