Stories tagged with: captain tony coury

February 18, 2013 - 6:19pm
1 year 26 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department has more details in reference to a weekend shooting.

The shooting took place on Saturday around one a.m. on Pershing road. According to Captain Coury the ZPD was alerted by the Speedway on Maysville Avenue of an apparent gun shot victim.

Captain Tony Coury said, "our office went down and talked to the subject, he told us that while he was walking around the fairground area on Pershing road, he was confronted by a few individuals, who in turn...

January 29, 2013 - 4:37pm
1 year 28 weeks ago

Local law enforcement work to tie a robbery suspect to other open cases within the county.

With assistance from the Muskingum County Sheriff's the Zanesville Police have arrested 37-year-old Teddie Hunter. Investigators believe that Hunter not only robbed the BP Station at the corner of Maple Avenue and Brandywine Boulevard, Monday night, but robbed the Speedway on Blue Avenue January 24.

"For whatever reason Teddie Hunter was doing these. At some point he was becoming what...

January 22, 2013 - 6:04pm
1 year 29 weeks ago

Zanesville Police said an incident on Larzelere Avenue is under investigation.

It happened around 11 p.m. Monday at the Larzelere Apartments, which is part of the Zanesville Metropolitan Housing Authority. Police said it was first reported as a stabbing, but the investigation revealed otherwise.

"It doesn't look like there was an actual stabbing," said Captain Tony Coury of the Zanesville Police Department. "There was a reported assault. Officers were able to...

December 19, 2012 - 12:01pm
1 year 34 weeks ago

Many people plan to travel for the holidays leaving homes empty.

Zanesville Police Captain Tony Coury said that if you plan on leaving your home for any significant amount you should make sure to lock your doors and windows. He also suggests putting a stop delivery on mail and newspapers and let others know you'll be away.

"Talk to your neighbors. Let them know," said Captain Coury. "You can also call the Zanesville Police Department if you live inside the city...

December 17, 2012 - 3:02pm
1 year 35 weeks ago

Officials at Zanesville Police Department keep in contact with local schools when it comes to safety.

The biggest school that they cover is Zanesville City. They also work with Bishop Rosecrans. Captain Tony Coury said that they do have some officers trained on how to deal with active shooters and how to handle an incident when they first respond.

They also have a book that hold the floor plans for area schools and other information that they may need. He said the Newtown tragedy...

December 3, 2012 - 6:30pm
1 year 37 weeks ago

Zanesville Police said a second occupant who left the scene of a weekend fatal accident has been located.

The accident took place Saturday morning around 5:30a.m. in the 1000 block on Linden Avenue.

The car was traveling north when it struck a utility pole causing severe damage.

32-year-old April Smythe died of her injuries. The other occupant who fled the scene has now been found.

"We have talked to him," said Captain Tony Coury of the Zanesville Police...

December 3, 2012 - 6:21pm
1 year 35 weeks ago

Two Columbus men have been charged in connection to a shooting in Zanesville.

Captain Tony Coury said that 25-year-old Joe Shaw-Wyche and 25-year-old Ralfe Upshaw are in custody after a November 28, 2012 shooting at 618 Dryden Road.

Zanesville Police said two people were inside the home at the time, but no one was injured.

Captain Coury said incriminating evidence was found at the scene that led to their arrest. Both men have spoken to detectives and there was enough...

July 24, 2012 - 4:59pm
2 years 3 weeks ago

A Zanesville man wanted for an armed robbery in Toledo is behind bars in Zanesville.

Police Captain Tony Coury said 48-year-old Kenny Gatlin was arrested Tuesday morning on an aggravated robbery charge.

Coury said his office was contacted by the FBI two weeks ago after they said Gatlin walked into the Charter One Bank in Toledo on July 7th and demanded money.

"The allegation had been made that he had a firearm, is what we believe," said Coury.  "He...

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