Stories tagged with: Morgan County Sheriff's Office

March 31, 2014 - 7:54pm
16 weeks 1 day ago

Authorities say murder charges have been filed in Morgan County following last week's body found in the Muskingum River.

Following an investigation, Morgan County Sheriff Tom Jenkins says 46-year-old Lisa Kangas was killed by her 22-year-old son, Jacob Harrod Tuesday night but authorities had no knowledge of the incident until her death was reported Thursday evening, her body was pulled from the river Friday morning.

Harrod has been charged with murder, tampering with...

March 26, 2014 - 5:39pm
16 weeks 6 days ago

Authorities in Morgan County are investigating an armed bank robbery.

Morgan County Sheriff Tom Jenkins says it happened around 11 a.m Wednesday at the Stockport Branch of the First National Bank.

Jenkins says  the suspect, armed with a weapon, entered the bank and got away with an undetermined amount of cash.

He was last seen traveling north behind the bank.

The suspect is described as a white male, around 6...

July 31, 2013 - 11:08am
50 weeks 6 days ago

There's little information being shared about an investigation into a burned body found last week in Morgan County.

The Morgan County Sheriff's Office said the body of 24-year-old Phillip Kimbro Jr was found Thursday, July 25. Tuesday a home on Ayers Street in Zanesville was raided in connection to the investigation into his death.

Muskingum County's Prosecutor said during the raid they recovered items that have value to the case. Those items were sent to the Bureau of Criminal...

August 7, 2012 - 7:43pm
1 year 49 weeks ago

A suspect is in custody following a bank robbery in Morgan County.

According to Morgan County Sheriff Tom Jenkins, a 23-year-old man entered the First National Bank in Stockport on Tuesday around noon.

Jenkins said the robber flashed a weapon and demanded money from a bank teller, who complied with his demand and gave the suspect an undetermined amount of cash.

The robber then fled on foot toward the Muskingum River and according to Jenkins was captured around 30 minutes...

June 13, 2012 - 5:23pm
2 years 5 weeks ago

Morgan County Sheriff Tom Jenkins said a man who allegedly shot another man in the head multiple times is still on the loose tonight.

Authorities are on the look-out for Timmy Stevens.

Last night, the Morgan County Sheriff's Office received a call for assistance near Stockport just before 9 o'clock.

Sheriff Tom Jenkins said according to witnesses, two men were arguing inside of a home at 430 North Riverview Road when, a 39 year old male, identified as Stevens, allegedly...

June 13, 2012 - 6:25am
2 years 5 weeks ago

 Morgan County authorities are looking for the victim and the suspect in a shooting in Stockport.

The sheriff's office said that they were called just before 9pm for assistance at 430 North Riverview Road. The caller said there had been a shooting and she had picked up a witness. 

When deputies arrived at the residence they found a 16-year-old girl and 2-year-old child. 

The Morgan County Sheriff says witnesses to the shooting said that 39-year-old Timmy...

September 20, 2011 - 7:07pm
2 years 43 weeks ago

The Muskingum and Morgan County sheriff's offices are investigating a marijuana plot.

Authorities recovered 12 marijuana plants near 7405 and 7398 Sharps Ridge Road in McConnelsville.  Morgan County sheriff Tom Jenkins said about 70 plants had already been harvested.  He said a search warrant was obtained from the Morgan County court to enter the residence.

"While we have no exact figures, there is a large amount of marijuana partially processed in the residence,...

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