Stories tagged with: South Zanesville Police Department

May 16, 2013 - 5:53pm
1 year 10 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office and the Zanesville Police Department's drug unit have seized over $200,000 worth of methamphetamine and marijuana after months of investigation.

"Most of this was deliveries coming through the postal service. We did do a search at his residence and found some items there but for the most part this investigation was done through the postal service and using some good police techniques we have used for several years on trying to maintain the...

October 31, 2012 - 5:10pm
1 year 38 weeks ago

A small group of Maysville High School students were threatened by a man after getting off the bus Tuesday afternoon. The incident happened on Pembroke avenue in South Zanesville. South Zanesville Police Chief Eric Finley says the father of two of the children told police that the students were chased from the bus stop. The suspect, whose name is not being released, also threw a brick at the juveniles, but did not strike them. Chief Finley says the incident is concerning.

"This...

August 22, 2012 - 5:10am
1 year 48 weeks ago

A Zanesville man will appear in court Wednesday morning for his arraignment in connection to the June death of a motorcyclist.

According to Muskingum County Court Records, 72-year-old John Craven faces charges of failure to yield the right of way and one count of vehicular manslaughter.

South Zanesville Police said that 48-year-old Dwight Reynolds of Chandlersville was killed on June 15 when a truck driven by Craven, collided with his motorcycle that was part of a funeral...

February 16, 2012 - 11:48am
2 years 23 weeks ago

Zanesville Police urge restaurants and business owners to be on alert after another robbery takes place in the city.

This time the suspect walking into the Hampton Inn on Spring Street around 4a.m. told the clerk he had a gun and then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect is similar to that of one given for both the Papa John's and Tumbleweed robberies.

"This suspect is very similar to the other robberies that being a white male, wearing a black...

December 16, 2011 - 7:19pm
2 years 32 weeks ago

Two people were sent to the hospital following an accident on the Maysville Pike Friday afternoon.

South Zanesville Police Chief Eric Finley says it happened around 4 p.m. at the intersection of Maysville and West Main street, in front of Campbell's Foodland. Finley says the collision occurred between a Jeep, which was turning off West Main, and a Ford Taurus, which was going straight on Maysville Pike, It's unclear at this time who is at fault for the accident, but Finley says it's...

September 4, 2011 - 5:15pm
2 years 46 weeks ago

It's a story we first brought you in July...Myrtle the Turtle. A 4 foot tall, 8 foot long, and 6 foot wide fiberglass turtle...stolen. After several months, justice might finally be served.

Owner Barb Lloyd said the South Zanesville Police Department have followed a number of leads on the case and on Friday she received a call from the Police Chief confirming evidence of Myrtle's whereabouts had been turned over to the Muskingum County Prosecutor's Office. One juvenile and several...

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