The annual event brought back both good and sad memories to local law enforcement officers who remembered their fellow officers that sacrificed their lives for the safety of the community.
"I started when Lt. Lutz started and he's been gone now tragically for a few years and Deputy Tanner, but there were others and my memory of Lt. Lutz because we started relatively the same time," said Sheriff Michael McCauley of Guernsey County.
Local law enforcement are looking for those who owe child support.
The Muskingum County Job and Family Services Child Support Division held a press conference Monday afternoon with the Sheriff's Office and Prosecutor's Office to announce its annual round-up of any parent who owes money.
"So the folks that are out there in the community that owe the child support who might potentially get involved in this type of a round up, know that this is going on and sometimes come in...
It has been a busy year for law enforcement when it come to finding marijuana plants, the most since 1997.
Ohio authorities have recovered more than 70,000 plants this year. Approximately 9,000 were discovered in Muskingum County which nets a street value of close to $1 million. Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says over the years, most cases have shifted from local drug dealers growing plants, to larger commercial operations involving illegal immigrants.
A new technology is helping law enforcement nab criminals.
Through Homeland Security funding, the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office recently installed a license plate reader, or LPR which is mounted on the back of cruisers.
"It's a new technology for fighting crime for us. It records license plates off of cars. It compares to a database and helps us to track down stolen vehicles, wanted people associated with those cars, or anything else from an agency that has involvement...
For once, local law enforcement officers were on the run, but it was for a great cause.
The annual Law Enforcement Torch Run came through Zanesville . A series of torch relays are held throughout the state and end in Columbus to start up the Special Olympics Ohio State Games. Today, officers started outside of Cambridge, and made their way to Zanesville.
"Tomorrow we'll take off from the Y Bridge, and run on into Columbus. These guys love it. When you make these stops and...
If you plan on drinking to welcome in the new year, local law enforcement agencies are asking that you don't drive.
They say your better option is either staying where you're at and spending the night or finding a designated driver to take you home.
"Anytime you get into a celebration, you're always going to have people that take it a little bit too far. We won't people to have a very happy new year, but we want everybody to be safe, " says Muskingum County Sheriff,...
Local law enforcement had to channel their inner cowboy Thursday afternoon to corral four escaped horses.
It is unclear how the horses escaped, but they stopped to munch on grass on Ridge Avenue near the Zane Trace Federal Credit Union. Officers and deputies created a barrier to keep the horses out of the flow of traffic. A trailer was called out to load up the horses and take them somewhere safe. Law enforcement is trying to locate the owner of the horses.
As you travel to visit family and friends this holiday weekend, you will see more cop cars on the roadways.
Zanesville Post Commander, Lieutenant Chad Neal, says officers want to have a more visible presence to help people make it to their destinations safely.
"Traditionally, Thanksgiving is the busiest and the most traveled holiday weekend, and I thought it would be good to use my resources-the sheriff and the police department-to work together in a joint effort to battle...