Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Jail

April 28, 2012 - 4:55pm
2 years 12 weeks ago

Organizations in Muskingum County are trying to get drugs off the street...But they're focusing on drugs that are "legal"...

It was National Prescription Drug Take Back Day at the Muskingum County Jail. The "take back" also promoted the jail's new permanent community collection site.

"There's a safe where people can stop here anytime, day and night, any day of the week, and they can go in, drop off medications, and the sheriff's department will bag it,...

November 4, 2011 - 4:58pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

A Muskingum County Prisoner escaped from authorities.

Sheriff Matt Lutz said it happened shortly after 10:30 Friday morning infront of the jail. The Sheriff would not release the inmates name but says he was being held for a misdemeanor involving a theft. The inmate was being supervised as he unloaded supplies from a food contract service when he took off running.

Lutz said reports from the community helped track down the inmate-who was taken back into custody shortly after...

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