Stories tagged with: Captain Doug Merry

January 24, 2014 - 7:10pm
25 weeks 6 days ago

Two women were sent to the hospital after a collision on Maple Avenue near Dairy Queen.

Officials from the Zanesville Police Department report that at around 10 a.m two vehicles collided shutting down the busy roadway for over an hour.

"The green car was believed to be going northbound on Maple just past Thurman here and seemed to pull to the left an struck the gray car that over here sitting on the side walk," said Captain Doug Merry.

Captain Merry says although...

November 13, 2013 - 6:51pm
36 weeks 1 day ago

At the end of the month, the Zanesville Police Department will say goodbye to Chief Eric Lambes after serving as chief for 13 years.

Lambes will be retiring on November 28th. The role of chief will need to be filled by a ZPD captain. The city of Zanesville is in the beginning stages of the selection process through civil service. In order to select Lambes' successor, there are various factors, including adhering to the Zanesville's Captain Union Contract.

"One of the clauses...

August 23, 2013 - 7:50am
48 weeks 3 hours ago

Zanesville Police investigate an early morning shooting in the city.

Captain Doug Merry says around 4 a.m. Friday,  they received a call that a man had been shot in the Abington Avenue area.
 

He says the victim's car broke down on Sharon Avenue and he walked to his brothers house.

Merry says the man then left and was walking near Abington Avenue when he heard a noise.

Captain Merry says the man realized he had been shot and was then taken to the...

July 24, 2013 - 11:01am
1 year 1 day ago

Zanesville Police recently made changes to staffing in hopes of giving the department a new perspective.

This week Chief Eric Lambes said he has moved around two of his captains and a lieutenant in order to fulfill some neglected areas. For the past year, Captain Kenneth Miller has been on leave. Before his leave Miller was in charge of some administrative duties. While he's been gone some aspects of his position have fallen behind. The department now needs to catch up.

"The...

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