Stories tagged with: Zanesville Police Department

August 30, 2011 - 5:10pm
2 years 51 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
3 years 2 days 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
3 years 1 week 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
3 years 1 week 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
3 years 1 week 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...

August 17, 2011 - 10:31pm
3 years 1 week ago

An out-of-control driver hits homes on three different Zanesville streets Wednesday evening.

It happened around 9 p.m. According to the Zanesville Police Department, the driver first hit a home at 811 Curtis Street, then continued down an alley striking a home at 952 Sevall Street, and he finally stopped when he struck the home at 939 Pine Street.

The passenger in the vehicle was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital. The driver is in custody and the crash remains under...

August 16, 2011 - 3:03pm
3 years 1 week ago

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...

August 8, 2011 - 5:56pm
3 years 2 weeks ago

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.

Judge Kelly Cottrill ordered a...

August 1, 2011 - 4:27pm
3 years 3 weeks ago

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.

"Occasionally we've had church break-...

July 27, 2011 - 7:41pm
3 years 4 weeks ago

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...

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