Stories tagged with: Vandalism

April 10, 2014 - 5:18pm
14 weeks 4 days ago

Zanesville City workers banded together on Thursday to rebuild multiple broken tombstones after last weeks expansive cemetery vandalism.

Crews at Woodlawn Cemetery started the process of rebuilding headstones. Various departments worked together to make the necessary improvements to the cemetery.

"We had about 20 people from all the different divisions in the city. The street department, sewer department, water department, vehicle maintenance, parks and recreation and...

April 4, 2014 - 5:40pm
15 weeks 3 days ago

Zanesville Mayor Jeff Tilton says someone did some major damage to an area cemetery. Whiz's Courtney Wheaton reports that police are asking for the public's help to find out who's responsible.

Broken and displaced tombstone litter the grounds at Woodlawn Cemetery just between Pershing Rd. and Cliffwood Ave. City officials believe that late last night someone came into the cemetery and started to destroy the grave sites one by one.

I think this is just a deplorable act. I can't...

July 18, 2012 - 6:04pm
2 years 3 days ago

Zanesville City School officials are offering a cash reward for information leading to the capture of vandals who are targeting the district.

Student Services Director Kevin Appleman said over the last month, two windows at Zanesville Middle School and three truck windows at a maintenance building were smashed.

In addition, a Coca-Cola vending machine was defaced and an athletic department golf cart was also stolen.

Appleman said a rock was used to shatter a window at the...

September 16, 2011 - 6:49pm
2 years 44 weeks ago

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A Crooksville family continues to mourn the loss of 18-year-old David Savage Junior after vandalism stirs-up the mysterious death of the past.

It happened July 18th of 2010. Savage was last reported walking home on State Route 93 in Crooksville from a party. He was later found dead along the side of the road. The family has since dedicated a 3-mile stretch of the highway in his memory. The sign was...

June 1, 2011 - 6:59pm
3 years 7 weeks ago

Local rental property owners may soon have to register with the city of Zanesville.

Code Enforcement Committee members along with Zanesville Building Inspector, Tim Smith, gathered Wednesday afternoon, to discuss what they can do to prevent rental property owners from neglecting their homes. Smith says out of town owners are not afraid of fines given for negligence. If the policy is enacted, local rental property owners would have to register, and out of town owners would be required...

July 27, 2010 - 5:35pm
3 years 51 weeks ago

A weekend string of car vandalism seems to have targeted multiple Maysville High School students.

"There was glass everywhere, so I mean the truck was un-drivable, he couldn't even drive the vehicle," says Kim Morris.

It wasn't until Sunday afternoon that Kim Morris discovered that the mailbox was smashed, along with the windows of her husband's pickup truck, most likely happening early that morning.

"Some time around 4:30 in the morning, because my...

July 21, 2010 - 5:48pm
4 years 1 day ago

A clock that many Zanesvile residents consider to be a local landmark is destroyed.

The hand-crafted piece stood in front of Terry Renner's 443 Brighton Boulevard home. It was an anniversary present he made for his wife back in 1998.

"My wife got a booklet from one of her friends as a wedding present-Thomas Kincaid paintings-and in that painting, there was a stone cottage that had a wall. It had a clock in the one gate pillar, and she thought that would be a clever idea...

October 14, 2009 - 4:59pm
4 years 40 weeks ago

The Muskingum Valley Red Cross is cleaning up after finding out it has been a target of vandalism.

It says the incident happened some time overnight.

WHIZ's Emily Baird has more.

When Red Cross employees arrived for work around eight a.m. this morning, they didn't expect to find anyting out of the ordinary in their parking lot.

"We found two of our vehicles with the side windows busted out with bricks, and an unfortunate situation to wake up...

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