The Newark Police report they're searching for a suspect or suspects involved in a theft from an apartment complex in Newark.
Police report that sometime between February 25-28 someone broke into the storage sheds at Hoover Garden Apartments in the 200 block of Eddy Street and stole several tools including extension ladders and miscellaneous tools.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Licking County Crimestoppers at (740) 349-6888 or 1-888-488-9058.
Federal funding is bringing jobs to one area police department.
The Newark Police Department held a press conference Thursday morning to announce $400,000 in federal funding. Newark Police Chief Steven Sarver said it's just in time.
"We are currently three officers below what we should have and we're about to lose two more before the end of the year through retirement and that puts the safety of the public at risk. So we applied for the grant to get the additional...
Police in Newark respond to a home on West National Drive after receiving a call that gun shots were fired.
At 2:40p.m. the Newark Police Department was called to 109 West National Drive.
"Received a call of a man with a gun and then shortly after that there was a call for shots fired. One of our neighborhood impact officers was in the area. He responded quickly to the scene," says Sergeant Darrin Logan of the Newark Police Department.
Authorities in Licking County capture a prisoner who escaped Thursday night.
The Licking County Sheriff's Office along with Newark Police found Joshua Homan a little after 7am Friday morning. Officials say the prisoner was being transported through Licking County on his way to Tuscarawas County when he escaped near Dayton Road.
A fatal accident closes a portion of North 21st St in front of Meijer Grocery Store, Wednesday night.
Sgt. Dave Haren with the Newark Police Department says around 8:40pm, 31-year-old Randall Stidham of Granville was traveling south on 21st St. at a high speed, when he struck a pick-up truck driven by 64-year-old John Wallace of Newark, who was turning onto north 21st St. from a gas station in front of the store.
Sgt. Haren says Stidham was pronounced dead at the scene of...