Stories tagged with: licking county sheriff

January 10, 2013 - 8:53am
1 year 27 weeks ago

A multi-vehicle accident has closed US 40 in Licking County Thursday morning.

The sheriff's office said that the seven car injury accident has closed the roadway in both directions near Watkins Road between Etna and Kirkersville.

Officials said the crashes were caused by icy roads in the area. Med-Flight has been called to the scene.

January 31, 2011 - 12:14pm
3 years 25 weeks ago

A Licking County inmate serving a 180 day sentence for assault is found dead in his cell.

Sheriff Randy Thorp said 47-year-old Torin Dickie, of Newark, was found unresponsive in his cell around 7:43 Saturday night. Authorities said Dickie had tied a sheet around a sink spigot and hung himself by lying on the floor of his cell.

The inmate was last seen just after 7:15pm asleep in his bunk during a head count.

Deputies and nursing staff began immediate resuscitation efforts...

January 29, 2010 - 8:40am
4 years 25 weeks ago

Authorities in Licking County capture a prisoner who escaped Thursday night.

The Licking County Sheriff's Office along with Newark Police found Joshua Homan a little after 7am Friday morning. Officials say the prisoner was being transported through Licking County on his way to Tuscarawas County when he escaped near Dayton Road.

November 1, 2009 - 6:56pm
4 years 38 weeks ago


A Zanesville man was released from the hospital Sunday after a case of road rage gone too far. Wyatt Malaby's wife Gloria says Wyatt and his step daughter, Amy, were driving home from Columbus Tuesday night  on I-70 East when they came up behind a white Ford Ranger that was driving slowly.

She says after they passed the car, it attempted to run them off the road. Soon after, Wyatt and Amy pulled into Flying J's in Kirkersville and the Ranger followed them. Wyatt's wife...

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