Stories tagged with: Zanesville Police Department

October 4, 2011 - 4:33pm
2 years 42 weeks ago

A missing Zanesville woman has made contact with family but is still considered a subject of interest by police.

According to Zanesville Police Captain Ken Miller 29 year-old Vivian Evans was reported missing almost 2 weeks ago. Miller said authorities received a call Monday afternoon from a woman claiming to be Evans who stated she is in Columbus and doing fine. Police received another phone call that same day from Evan's mother saying she had spoken to her daughter.

Miller said...

October 3, 2011 - 4:29pm
2 years 42 weeks ago

Area church members can now rest easy knowing the man suspected in a string of breaking and entering is behind bars.

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz said 32-year-old Scott Roberts of Zanesville is facing 43 charges that include burglary, breaking and entering, vandalism and theft. Roberts is suspected of being responsible for nearly all of the church break-ins since July 14th as well as a number of home burglaries taking place throughout the city and county.

"When...

September 26, 2011 - 5:03pm
2 years 43 weeks ago

A Zanesviile family is asking for help finding 29 year-old Vivian Evans.

Mother Cheryl Porter said she typically speaks with her daughter on a weekly basis but has not heard from her in nearly 11 days.

"Vivian called me, it was Thursday before last and told me she would be home in an hour, she never showed up," explained Porter. "I have not heard from her since."

According to the Zanesville Police Department Porter filed a missing persons report on...

September 15, 2011 - 7:16am
2 years 44 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department investigates an early Thursday morning break-in at a church on Maple Avenue.

Authorities are still on the scene at Coburn United Methodist Church. Right now all police can say is that a call came into authorities around 5:30 Thursday morning that the church had been broken into.

We'll bring you more information as it becomes available.

August 30, 2011 - 5:19pm
2 years 47 weeks ago

A Zanesville woman is lucky to be alive after being shot in the head early Tuesday morning while delivering newspapers.

The 9-1-1 call came in at about 3 this morning. 53 year-old Joyce Miller of Zanesville was delivering the newspaper near Brighton Boulevard and Dryden Road. She thought she heard a car back fire. The sound she heard was gun fire-striking her just behind the right ear.

"I was always worried dogs coming after me," said Miller. "Nothing...

August 30, 2011 - 5:10pm
2 years 47 weeks ago

School are all open and running and it's a good time to remind drivers to pay attention to the speed limit.

Zanesville City Schools opened up Monday. Zanesville Police Chief Eric Lambes said drivers need to slow down and be cautious.

"After three months of break the drivers aren't used to driving through school zones," said Lambes. "We need to be a little more cautious and get used to the traffic pattern changes and the pedestrian changes due to school...

August 26, 2011 - 4:57pm
2 years 47 weeks ago

A fender bender sends two to the hospital.

According to Zanesville Police Department Patrolman Tom Porter two vehicles traveling North-West on State Route 146 - Sharon Avenue turned left onto Marietta Street. The driver of a Mazda 626 slowed down for traffic and was then rear-ended by the driver of a Dodge Durango. Porter said 12 witnesses were in the area.

"There was a car infront of him that turning into here, with his blinker on, he slowed down but the car, the truck ,...

August 19, 2011 - 6:08pm
2 years 48 weeks ago

Authorities release the name of a man who they say drove drunk and damaged three Zanesville homes this week.

Det. Sgt. Ric Roush says 37-year-old Troy Hyson has been charged with OVI, having no operator's license and failure-to-control in connection with the crash late Wednesday night.

Roush says Hyson had a beer in his hand when he drove a vehicle into homes on Curtis, Sevall and Pine Streets.

Hyson has a hearing scheduled for September 23rd in Zanesville Municipal...

August 19, 2011 - 3:46pm
2 years 48 weeks ago

A Zanesville man is currently in the Muskingum County Jail after being indicted Wednesday for the murder of his 10 month old son.

Detective Sgt. Ric Roush said that 29-year-old Joseph Miller of Zanesville was arrested Wednesday afternoon without incident and will be arraigned in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court next Wednesday. He's charged with one count of murder and one count of second degree felony child endangering.

"The death of the child was definitely not...

August 18, 2011 - 5:13pm
2 years 48 weeks ago

It was quite the scene Wednesday night in one Zanesville neighborhood when an out of control driver hit 3 homes.

One man who didn't wish to be identified said Wednesday night's commotion started at his house when a friend stopped by for a few drinks and brought along her friend who had clearly been drinking.

"Just all of a sudden before they got ready to leave he decided, hey I'm driving,' said the Unidentified Victim. "He got behind the wheel, threw it in...

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