Stories tagged with: Blue Avenue

July 30, 2012 - 4:24pm
1 year 51 weeks ago

Zanesville city workers have their hands full with various street and water projects beginning this week.

One of the items on the agenda involves construction on Blue Avenue.  The road will be closed from Adair to McIntire Avenues for at least two weeks.

Public Service Director Mike Sims said crews are resurfacing that section of pavement after underground subbase settling occurred.  He said the project will cost about $11,000 to complete.

Detours are posted to...

January 31, 2012 - 6:00am
2 years 24 weeks ago

Two teens are under arrest Tuesday morning after breaking into parked cars.

Zanesville Police Lt. Bill Shaw said the teens began breaking into the vehicles in the Blue Avenue area around 1a.m.

He said thanks to witness information they were able to find the 19-year-old and 18-year-old driving around and stopped them.

Lt. Shaw said they had taken CDs, cd players and phone charges along with other items.

The pair was arrested for having drug paraphernalia, under age...

January 30, 2012 - 5:58pm
2 years 25 weeks ago

Zanesville Police are still investigating the discovery of a plastic bag that contained materials used to make methanphetamine.

Officers were called to Blue Avenue just before 8 a.m. Sunday, after a resident noticed a white plastic bag full of plastic bottles, a box of Sudafed, and the smell of starter fluid coming from the bag.
Blue Avenue between Taylor and Somers Street was closed off during the investigation.
Zanesville Police Chief, Eric Lambes says that...

August 30, 2011 - 5:10pm
2 years 46 weeks ago

School are all open and running and it's a good time to remind drivers to pay attention to the speed limit.

Zanesville City Schools opened up Monday. Zanesville Police Chief Eric Lambes said drivers need to slow down and be cautious.

"After three months of break the drivers aren't used to driving through school zones," said Lambes. "We need to be a little more cautious and get used to the traffic pattern changes and the pedestrian changes due to school...

September 15, 2010 - 5:47pm
3 years 44 weeks ago

If you're driving along Blue Avenue in the next few weeks, you may notice one significant change.

The speed limit is being lowered from 35 mph to 25 mph. The issue was brought before City Council and members approved it on July 26th. It will affect the section of Blue Avenue from Taylor Street to the entrance and exit ramps of Interstate 70.

The Zanesville Police Department says the road is heavily traveled, especially with local drivers who tend to use it as a detour from Maple...

December 21, 2009 - 10:52pm
4 years 30 weeks ago

Zanesville Police are still searching for more information in connection with a murder Friday evening.

It happened at 1117 Blue Avenue.

Police Det. Sgt. Ric Roush says an autopsy was performed Sunday confirming 25 year old Brandon Smith died of gunshot wounds.

"The motive for this we believe may have been a robbery," said Roush. "There was some drugs and drug paraphernalia also found at the victim's home at the time of the incident too."

Roush says...

December 19, 2009 - 1:23pm
4 years 30 weeks ago


A Zanesville man is dead after a shooting on Blue Avenue.

The Zanesville Police Department says they were called to 1117 Blue Avenue just before 11:00 PM last night.

"A female who lives at that residence came home and found that her son had been shot and killed," says Detective Sergeant Ric Rousch with the Zanesville Police Department.


The victim is 25-year-old Brandon Smith. Detective Rousch says Smith lived at the home with his mother and was...

October 5, 2009 - 3:22am
4 years 41 weeks ago

Zanesville Police are still looking for a suspect in the Sunday robbery of the Speedway on Blue Avenue.

Police say around AM, a young black man in a blacked hooded sweatshirt and jeans showed a gun to the clerk and stole an undetermined amount of cash from the gas station.

The suspect fled on foot. If you have any information on the robbery call the Zanesville Police Department (740) 455-0700.

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