Stories tagged with: Zanesville Police Department

July 22, 2014 - 11:09am
1 hour 56 min ago

The Zanesville Police Department goes with a new look for their patrol vehicles.

When the Crown Victoria police cars the department used since 1994 were no longer being made the police department tried out the Dodge Chargers. Now in an attempt to find the car that works the best for them, they've purchased two Ford Police Utility Interceptors and two four door sedans.

"What in the civilian would be the Explorer and the Taurus is actually a purpose built vehicle which is...

June 18, 2014 - 4:44am
4 weeks 6 days ago

Zanesville Police said they're investigating an accidental shooting that took place at a local car dealership.

Lt. Chris Phipp's said an ambulance was dispatched to Jeff Drennen's on Maple Avenue for an unknown hand injury around 3:22 p.m. Tuesday.

Phipps said when the ambulance arrived they called police to inform them the injury was actually a self inflicted gunshot wound to the hand.

The incident is still being investigated, but Lt. Phipps said the man was charged with...

June 12, 2014 - 4:43am
5 weeks 5 days ago

We told you Wednesday about a missing bull in Muskingum County that was freed when a vehicle crashed into a power pole on Wayne Avenue at Arcadia.

The crash allowed the animal to escape from the trailer.

Well, that bull is still on the loose and was spotted just after 1:00 a.m. Thursday. Zanesville Police said a motorist at first thought they were seeing a horse walking in the middle of Wayne Avenue until the driver realized it was in fact the missing bull.

Lt. Chris...

June 11, 2014 - 4:35am
5 weeks 6 days ago

A bull is on the loose in Muskingum County.

Zanesville Police said that around 10:30p.m. Tuesday a vehicle hit a power pole on Wayne Avenue and Arcadia and the bull escaped from the trailer.

Police Lt. Chris Phipps said the bull is black and because of the darkness became hard to see. As of Wednesday morning the bull is still missing.

May 19, 2014 - 10:55am
9 weeks 18 hours ago

Muskingum County residents aren't the best at clicking their safety belts.

In a recent survey the State Highway Patrol found that Muskingum the fourth worst county in the state and the worst in a ten county region for buckling up.

"I don't know what else we can do," said Captain Tony Coury Zanesville Police Department. "We have these big campaigns like this. We have banners where we preach click it or ticket or put a belt on. Belts save lives and people still...

April 23, 2014 - 8:14pm
12 weeks 5 days ago

Students at Zanesville Community High School are being investigated following an assault at Woodlawn Cemetery.

According to Zanesville City Schools student service director, Kevin Appleman, several classes from Z.C.H.S. were on a field-trip taking walks through the cemetery on Tuesday when an assault occurred. Appleman and Z.C.H.S. Principal Jeff Moore are working together with the Zanesville Police Department on the investigation. Appleman says no punishment will be given to the...

April 18, 2014 - 7:14am
13 weeks 4 days ago

 Zanesville Police said Friday they've located a missing teen. 

Captain Doug Merry reported that 14-year-old Darren Mallet has been found. 

Mallet went missing from his grandmother's home on Oak Street on April 13. Police said the next day Mallet's mother determined he'd run away from home.

March 24, 2014 - 8:21pm
17 weeks 16 hours ago

Zanesville City Council passed an emergency ordinance at Monday's meeting that will allow the Zanesville Police Department to purchase new computers and replacement central processing units (CPUs). Police Chief Kenny Miller says Microsoft will no longer support the older computers that are currently in the cruisers.

"The computers we have in the cars now are approximately 5 years old, running on Windows XP," Chief Miller explained. "Microsoft has come out and...

March 5, 2014 - 2:17pm
19 weeks 5 days ago

A driver at the Dresden Road and Maple Avenue intersection crashed into a Zanesville business early Wednesday morning.

According to the Zanesville Police Department, a 25-year-old man suffering from a medical condition was driving down Dresden Road when he rolled through the intersection at Maple Avenue, and crashed right into AAA Spa and Pool Services.

"It turned out that the situation was a medical emergency," explained Lt. Bill Shaw. "The...

January 1, 2014 - 6:17am
28 weeks 6 days ago

The Zanesville Police Department is investigating a possible shooting incident early Wednesday morning.

Lieutenant Chris Phipps said police officers recovered about eight bullet casings on Lee Street in Zanesville around 4:30 a.m. The Lieutenant said there were no witnesses, and there are no suspects at this time.

No further details have been released, as the incident remains under investigation.

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