There was a bomb threat made this morning at Maysville Middle School, this was the second threat of the year. The first time was in mid January.
Maysville Director of Safety, Ric Roush, said that at about 10:30, a student notified school officials of a written threat on the bathroom wall in the middle school. Once administrators verified it was indeed a threat, they contacted the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office as well as the Newton Township Fire Department
Sheriff Lutz says three 17-year-old Maysville High School students are in custody for playing a prank on a friend involving air-soft pellet guns. At 9:45 this morning, the sheriff's office received a call reporting what appeared to be a robbery involving three males carrying guns into a trailer and a description of their vehicles. Five deputy cruisers responded and found a car carrying Maysville High School students
"The individuals went into the trailer after going to the front...
Two Muskingum County Sheriff's Department officer's developed an idea to make their job easier and more efficient. Justin Thompson and Tim Maheney, owners of "T+M Tactical" have designed the "Tactical Light Glove." The flame-resistant gloves have LED lights sewn into them to give people visibility while keeping their hands available to perform other tasks. The gloves are proudly made in America and will be used by law enforcement officers, the military and hunters.
The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is investigating a gas station robbery that occurred early Friday on Maysville Pike.
Sheriff Matt Lutz says it happened at the Duke-BP around 1:15 a.m. Lutz says the suspect is described as a white male with thin build. He was wearing a navy blue hoodie and dark pants. The man pulled-out a knife and demanded money from the clerk before fleeing the scene.
"The individual did leave on foot out of the store and we're unsure of a vehicle yet...
Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says four area residents have been charged in connection with this week's home invasion and burglary in Dresden.
Sheriff Lutz says it happened early Thursday morning at 801 Canal Street. The victim was assaulted and a vehicle was stolen. Prosecutor Mike Haddox has charged 30-year-old Adam Poulton of Zanesville with two counts of aggravated robbery, felonious assault, theft and having a weapon while under disability. 23-year-old Chad Bocook of...
The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is trying to figure out how a woman ended up in the middle of the road.
Captain Jeff LeCocq says around 8:30 this morning a man driving on state route 208 saw an object in the road near the intersection of Keyes road in Adamsville. When the man stopped to investigate, he found a woman who appeared to have severe burn injuries. MedFlight transported the woman to Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus.
A plane and police K-9 searched for a suspect who fled from authorities Friday following a pursuit on State Route 93.
According to Sgt. Mike White with the Coshocton County Sheriff's Office, the pursuit began after detectives received information of a stolen semi on State Route 93 around 5 p.m. Friday evening and attempted to pull the truck over.
"It was also being led by a green F150 those subjects got away, which we later apprehended them. The driver of the semi...
A man is in serious condition after authorities say he wrecked a stolen ATV.
Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz said at about 10:30 Tuesday morning deputies spotted a man on a red 4-wheeler matching the description of the bike stolen from a Philo resident last week.
When a deputy attempted to pull over the man, Lutz said he took off behind a home and entered the woods. Officers continued searching the area and at about 11 o'clock the suspect was spotted again, entering the...
More information is being released on a rolling meth lab made in Zanesville this weekend.
Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz said on Saturday Patrolman Joel Tigner stopped a vehicle on Linden Avenue and Lee Street. Upon approaching the vehicle Tigner said a 2-liter bottle, plastic hosing and starter fluid cans - all items used to produce the drug - were in plain view.
"In this case fictitious tags and failure to use a turn signal, he pulled them over," said Lutz. "...