Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Sheriff's Office

February 28, 2011 - 11:29pm
3 years 25 weeks ago

A teenager was taken to a Columbus hospital following an ATV crash around 7 p.m. Monday night off Ford Road.

According to Sgt. Pat Keck with the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office, a brother and sister were riding an ATV on private property when they hit a hole and were thrown from the vehicle. The 17-year-old boy was thrown into an electrical fence.

Keck says, the boy was taken by Newton Township first responders to Good Samaritan Hospital and then transferred by ambulance to...

February 16, 2011 - 7:51pm
3 years 27 weeks ago

32-year-old Jeremy Johnson-Fowler of Zanesville appeared in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court Wednesday and pled guilty to multiple drug charges including trafficking in marijuana, cocaine and crack.

Johnson-Fowler was arrested in December after a warrant sweep by the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office.

Judge Kelly Cottrill ordered a pre-sentence investigation. Johnson-Fowler remains in the Muskingum County Jail.

January 6, 2011 - 8:51am
3 years 33 weeks ago

At least one person is in custody after an early morning robbery at a local restaurant.

According to a report from the Muskingum County Sheriffs' Office around 3:30 Thursday morning a male wearing a jacket and jeans with a gray beard robbed the Denny's at the Airport exit.

A witness said she smashed his hand in the door before he left in a red maroon car. The vehicle carrying two people was pulled over a short time later on Downing Drive.

The report states the witness made...

December 22, 2010 - 4:57pm
3 years 35 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in a grand theft investigation.

According to Detective Steve Welker on Friday December 3rd at around 2 p.m. a woman stole $500 from a purse in the Wal-Mart parking lot on the Maysville Pike.

Welker says the suspect was in a dark colored SUV, possibly a Nissan 4-Runner.

Anyone with information on this crime is urged to call the Sheriff's Office at (740)452-3637 ext. 103

November 24, 2010 - 12:28pm
3 years 39 weeks ago

Traffic clogs roadways as people begin their holiday travels.

Forty million Americans are expected to take to the roadways this holiday weekend. The State Highway Patrol's Sgt. Chuck Merryman says they see more traffic this weekend than during other holidays.

"Thanksgiving it seems people are just trying to get together," said Sgt. Merryman. "They go the extra mile to spend the holidays together."

The patrol said they'll concentrate on violations such as...

November 9, 2010 - 7:05pm
3 years 41 weeks ago

Another bomb threat in Zanesville interrupts a vocational school's daily routine and forces students outside for an hour.

It's the second bomb threat Mideast Career and Technology Center has seen in a week. The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office and emergency crews were notified of the incident around 10:45 Tuesday morning.

"Our deputy here at the school received word through a staff member that one of the students had come back into the classroom and found a note stating...

October 14, 2010 - 5:38pm
3 years 45 weeks ago

Hunters lead deputies to a plot of marijuana plants in southern Muskingum County.

On October 13, the Muskingum County drug Unit along with agents from the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation harvested a plot of 736 marijuana plants in the Avondale wildlife area in Newton Township. Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says the September 20 marijuana bust in Adams Mills is believed to be connected to Wednesday's discovery.

"The evidence that we've collected...

September 30, 2010 - 9:27am
3 years 47 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office continues its investigation into a break-in of a Roseville pharmacy.

Detective Todd Mahle said that the pharmacy at 157 South Main Street in the village was broken into Thursday morning around 3:15.

The detective said they were alerted to a problem at the business by an alarm. When deputies arrived they found an object had been thrown through a window and pain medication was taken from the scene.

Deputies tried to track the suspect...

September 29, 2010 - 7:22am
3 years 47 weeks ago

The Crooksville Police Department along with the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office makes multiple arrests in connection to several break-ins in both Perry and Muskingum Counties.

Lt. Mark Ross with the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office said around 1:30 Wednesday morning three people were seen at Village Park in Crooksville breaking into the concession stand at Crooksville High School's Football field as well as pop machines and the concession stand at the pool.

When police...

September 20, 2010 - 8:32pm
3 years 49 weeks ago

With chainsaws in hand and work boots on foot, law enforcement worked to up-root an estimated 5,000 13-foot marijuana plants.

"The same type that we've taken off before, there were some camps in it, and there's obviously been people here tending to it," says Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz.

But they won't be tending to it any longer. After a lengthy investigation led them to the site in Adams Mills, the Sheriff's Office waited until those responsible for growing...

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