Zanesville Police investigate a report of shots fired Tuesday afternoon.
Around 12:30pm police were called to the corner of Ridge and Schaum Avenues after a report came in of shots fired. One witness at the scene describes what he saw as he entered R&K Drive-Thru
"A bunch of kids there was about six of them between the age of maybe 17 to 21 were chasing down some boy. I went in the drive thru and you heard at least seven rounds from a magazine and they were screaming and...
A man is found not-guilty of assaulting a police officer by reason of insanity.
53-year-old Ronald Holler of Zanesville was arrested in March after Zanesville Police responded to a call of shots being fired at a Beverly Avenue home. Authorities say when they arrived on scene Holler assaulted an officer.
Monday in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court Holler was found not-guilty of felonious assault on a peace officer by reason of insanity.
A rash of local church break-ins have authorities asking the community for help.
According to Sergeant Detective Ric Roush, Detectives with the Zanesville Police Department and Muskingum County Sheriffs Office are currently investigating nine Church Break-ins that have occurred since April... seven of which took place in July. Roush said breaking and entering numbers have been down overall this year with the exception of churches.
A Zanesville business suffers major damage after a fire around 6pm Wednesday.
Authorities are calling the fire at Zane Trace Clean Care Uniforms at 763 Putnam Avenue suspicious. According to Zanesville Assistant Fire Chief David Huey the owner's alarm system indicated a break-in that was shortly followed by the fire alarm.
"It's just suspicious given the circumstances," said Huey. "The place was closed and secured and they did have an alarm activation. That's...
The community said a final goodbye today to a 14-year-old Zanesville boy.
The funeral of Grant Hickman took place Wednesday morning. Family, friends and community members gathered Downtown at Saint Thomas church for the service. They then proceeded to Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery to say their final fairwells. Good friend Khloe Stiverson shared her memories.
"He always had a smile on his face," said Stiverson. "He was just a great person all together...
Detectives with the Zanesville Police Department continue to investigate the death of an incoming Zanesville High School Freshman.
Detective Sergeant Rick Roush said 14 year-old Grant Hickman was found dead early Saturday morning at a home in the 300 block of Taylor Street in Zanesville. A resident of 364 Taylor Street confirmed the incident did happen at that location, but did not care to comment further.
School Officials said alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor in...
The community mourns the loss of an incoming Zanesville High School freshman.
School Officials say 14 year-old Grant Hickman died early Saturday morning at a home on Taylor street. The teen is suspected to have died of alcohol use but Zanesville Police have not yet released details. Zanesville High School Principle Mark Ulbrich said a candle light vigil was held by students Saturday night to remember grant.
Four people are being detained for questioning as the Zanesville Police Department investigates a dead body discovered at the Econo Lodge on 7th Street.
According to Lt. Tony Coury, around 4:15 Thursday afternoon officers were called to the motel when a report was made about a man being combative toward the clerk. Upon officers arrival they discovered the man was upset, because his 33-year-old girlfriend was dead in room 103.
It may seem there has been an unusual amount of shootings in the Zanesville area recently...But police say, it may not be as uncommon as it appears.
Zanesville Police Officers have been dispatched to a number of shootings in recent weeks. Chief, Eric Lambes, said, the increase isn't exclusive to Zanesville, and that Columbus has also been dealing with an unusual amount of gun fire. He said, these incidents are often times drug related, but in many cases, weather related.