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October 4, 2002 - 5:07pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
Thursday's drug raid on the 11-hundred block of West Main Street in Zanesville led to three arrests. Those arrested are all Zanesville residents, they include 24-year old Sherron Singleton charged with one count of felony drug abuse, 25-year old Jerry McDonald charged with one felony count of permitting drug abuse, a misdemeanor count of drug abuse, and one count of weapon under disability. The last person arrested and the only one to post bond tonight is 24-year old Isaiah Thomas. He's...
October 4, 2002 - 5:01pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
Where's the beef? Well a lot of it was pushed this afternoon to raise money for one of the largest non-profit organizations in the area. Steaks were sizzling as Unizan Bank and United Way teamed up for a steak sandwich luncheon. While food always seems to draw in the donations, it's those donations that help feed and clothe those in need. Unizan Bank volunteers say they surpassed delivery sales from last year, bring in thousands of dollars for the United Way.
October 4, 2002 - 1:37pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
Governor Bob Taft visited members of the local, academic community to reassure Southeastern Ohio that there are always ways to find money to fund education and scholarships, even during an economic downturn. Taft commended the Scholarship Central program devised by the Muskingum County Community Foundation.
October 3, 2002 - 5:34pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
Zanesville Police make multiple arrests as they break up what they call a well-known crack house on West Main Street. Just after eleven this morning undercover officers and members of the Special Response Team arrested three people at a West Main Street home. Zanesville Police Chief Eric Lambes says a month long investigation paid off. Crack cocaine, marijuana, drug paraphanalia, money, a fire arm, and stolen property was recovered from this morning's raid. Chief Lambes says the names of...
October 3, 2002 - 4:26pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
This afternoon the mother of the bank robbery suspect spoke out about her son. She says the troubles that plague her child could happen to anyone. Mary Hermen says it was three years ago when her oldest of ten children was admitted to a 2-week drug treatment program but even that wasn't enough, "He was afraid to go to rehabilitation, afraid to loose his job. He said they'll find out, I'll loose my job, I need a job." Mary Hermen says she hopes others with drug addications, or families of...
October 3, 2002 - 4:19pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
It's more often than not that robberies go unsolved. But Wednesday's apprehension of an alleged armed robber on Maple Avenue proves it can be done, and done without injury. A witnesses description of the getaway vehicle and the license plate number helped police narrow in on their suspect. Zanesville Police Chief Eric Lambes says his officers followed protocal to a tee.
October 3, 2002 - 3:55pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
The Zanesville man accused of robbing a local bank is formally charged in the case. Police detective Ric Roush says that 50-year-old Bob Hermen faces four charges in connection with an armed robbery at National City Bank on Maple avenue Wednesday morning. Detective Roush says that Hermen is charged with one count of aggravated robbery with a gun specification...one count of grand theft...one count of grand theft of a motor vehicle and one count of possession of crack cocaine. Roush says that...
October 3, 2002 - 12:55pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
Three companies sent bids back for the Weber Gravity Extension, near the Airport Industrial Park, today. Now, Muskingum County officials must review all bids before accepting one. Nearly 1,000 feet of pipe will be installed or replaced to facilitate the needs of the area. Pipe needs upgraded because the lift station supplies much of the east side. County officials say they believe work will begin, as soon as the bid is approved.
October 2, 2002 - 5:22pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
The Zanesville Police Department has a suspect in custody for a robbery that occured at the National City Bank around nine this morning. A 50-year old Zanesville man is behind bars tonight. Police say after robbing the bank, the suspect fled on foot towards Bethesda Hospital where he stole a security vehicle. In a strange twist, police apprehended the suspect after he collided into a police cruiser near the intersection of Bell and Wabash.
October 2, 2002 - 3:22pm
5 years 11 weeks ago
The Centers for Disease Control is recommending those under 18 years old to get their flu vaccinations this season. With the increase in demand, will there be enough vaccination to go around? According to the Muskingum County Health Department they will have a limited supply, 400 doses to be exact. At the end of this month the health departmet will offer the vaccination only to Muskingum County residents over 65 years old or to those with a chronic illness. On the other hand, the Rambo...
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