Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Sheriff's Office

October 2, 2012 - 10:22pm
1 year 47 weeks ago

The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office is on the search for a man believed to be behind a string of robberies near Coshocton.

Sheriff's Lieutenant Dean Hettinger said 34-year old Paul Smith of Coshocton is wanted in connection with several daytime home burglaries in Keene Township.

Hettinger said while searching some property, deputies believed Smith was hiding in a house trailer, which lead to the man hunt.

"We did what we call a reverse 9-1-1 or Redhawk, to let the...

September 26, 2012 - 7:59pm
1 year 48 weeks ago


Shortly before 6 p.m. Wednesday evening emergency crews were called to a one car rollover crash on Dietz Lane.

According to Muskingum County Sheriff's Office Deputy Swope, a man driving a white Chevy Blazer went of the right side of the roadway and then overcorrected, causing the vehicle to roll twice near Ellerman Road.

The driver, who was the only person in the vehicle, suffered only minor injuries. Deputy...

September 25, 2012 - 11:22am
1 year 48 weeks ago

A Zanesville motel official  said they'll continue to be on high alert after they fall victim to their second robbery in a week.

Early Tuesday morning, the Super 8 on the West Pike was robbed. Operations Manager for the Ownership Group Larry Limbaugh said the robber got away with a cashbox.

"We have been on high alert. We will continue to do so. We have our typical loss prevention emergency nighttime operating procedures in place, but we'll certainly enhance...

September 3, 2012 - 2:13pm
1 year 52 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office responded to a man threatening harm to himself and others.

Sunday evening around 8:30 the Sheriff's Office received a call regarding a man threatening his neighbors with a gun on Main Street in Roseville. Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to the home. The man also made comments that he was going to burn the house down and threatened to hurt himself. He then barricaded himself in the home with a large knife. Deputies entered the home with...

September 3, 2012 - 10:50am
1 year 52 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for help in regards to a suspicious death.

The body of 50 year old Lance A. Hoopes was found on the sidewalk of his residence at 1327 Coopermill Road on Saturday morning at about 7 a.m. The Muskingum County Coroner's examination revealed his death was not natural.

"Right now, the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is treating this case as a homicide until we can find more details about this investigation," said...

September 1, 2012 - 4:17pm
2 years 20 hours ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a man who was found in the front yard of a home Saturday morning.

Sgt. Matt McCauley said the body of a 50-year-old man was found in the 1300 block of Coopermill Road. He said an investigation is underway, but the cause of death appears to be accidental at this time.

The man's name is not being released until his family is notified. McCauley said County Coroner Perry Kalis ordered an autopsy and the body will be...

August 22, 2012 - 5:46pm
2 years 1 week ago

A partnership between the Muskingum County Job and Family Services and the Sheriff's Office is helping to round up those who owe child support.

48 parents were involved in the two-day operation which affected 93 children in Muskingum County.

18 people were found in compliance with their child support cases.

11 bench warrants were issued for those who failed to appear in court and two people were immediately sent to jail following their court appearance.

"This is...

August 14, 2012 - 4:42pm
2 years 2 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is making sure that those who attend this week's fair have a good time while staying safe.

Sheriff's deputies are providing 24-hour security for the thousands of attendees in addition to their normal schedules.

Sheriff Matt Lutz said so far this year, things have been quiet, but he expected patrols to increase by the end of the week.

"We haven't really had a lot of problems. We had to kick out a few people for some minor things on...

August 8, 2012 - 11:45am
2 years 3 weeks ago

Muskingum County's Child Support Enforcement is educating residents throughout August on how emotional, financial and medical support play into the success of a child.

This month is Child Support Awareness month in Ohio. During the month the lobby of the Eastpike facility is decorated in a treasure theme to help educate the community. One employee said that sometimes people don't complete understand the role of their department and that they do offer a lot of free services.


July 27, 2012 - 5:20pm
2 years 5 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office has reported a detective's gun and badge missing.

The detective reported the items missing on Thursday. The gun is a standard issue .40 caliber glock handgun. Sheriff Matt Lutz says an investigation has been launched to find the missing weapon.

"We're looking into the facts and circumstances, trying to figure out if he was off duty, on-duty where it happened, if somebody opened a car door that was left unlocked. Who knows what could have...

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