Stories tagged with: Soliciting

April 7, 2014 - 7:30pm
13 weeks 5 days ago

The city of Zanesville has plans to ban panhandling.

During Monday's public safety committee meeting at city hall, the committee openly discussed the issue of soliciting near the city's entryways, and voted to draft an ordinance to address the panhandling problem in Zanesville. Numerous members of the committee, including chairman Andrew Roberts, said the city's main concern is about safety and "not about stopping assistance" to those less fortunate...

October 24, 2013 - 4:14pm
37 weeks 2 days ago

Five woman accused of being prostitutes are off the streets thanks to an undercover sting by the Zanesville Police Department.

Capt. Tony Coury said after recent complaints from downtown area business owners, ZPD conducted an undercover sting using an informant and arrested Misty Dawn Taylor, Morgan Jackson, Jennifer Toombs, Donna Schrack and Ashley Lombardi this past week. They have been charged with either loitering to solicit or soliciting. The women range in age from 20 to 40-years...

June 22, 2010 - 4:20pm
4 years 3 weeks ago

Five women arrested following an undercover operation appeared in Zanesville Municipal Court Tuesday.

Lt. Tony Coury says the women were arrested Monday evening when undercover officers conducted a prostitution sting.

According to court records, Courtney Coen pled guilty to one count of soliciting and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia. Judge William Joseph gave her a 500 dollar fine and 45 days in jail with the condition of no repeats for two years. April Martin pled...

November 5, 2009 - 5:21pm
4 years 35 weeks ago

An undercover operation by the Zanesville Police Department's Narcotics Unit resulted in the arrest of three women for soliciting Wednesday night.

According to Municipal Court records, Carolyn Fey and Shelly Moore were arrested for soliciting and possession of drug paraphernalia. Roberta Haser was arrested on one count of soliciting.

All three women pled not guilty at their arraignments today and will have another hearing December 8th.

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