Stories tagged with: Lt. Steven Rine

October 18, 2012 - 4:55pm
15 weeks 4 days ago

One year ago, suicidal owner Terry Thompson released dozens of wild animals from his Kopchak Road farm. Now, Ohio has tighter restrictions for owning exotic animals.

Owners are required to register their animals with the state. The law also bans people from buying and selling dangerous wild animals. Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz, who oversaw the response to the animals release, says this is a step in the right direction.

"We didn't have anything in place a year ago and...

September 2, 2010 - 10:41am
3 years 50 weeks ago


A two car accident sends two people to the hospital Thursday morning.

The crash happened around 8:30. Zanesville State Highway Post Commander Lt Steven Rine said a car heading north on Mount Perry road failed to yield at the stop sign at the intersection of Mount Perry and U.S. 40.

"The eastbound traffic struck the vehicle that didn't yield at the stop sign," Rine said.

The drivers in both vehicles were taken to Good Samaritan Hospital with non life...

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