An accident Friday evening sent authorities on the search for the vehicles' driver.
It happened shortly after 9:30 p.m. in the 100-block of Mead Street.
According to Sgt. Chris Phipps with the Zanesville Police Department, a Jeep Grand Cherokee was heading north on Mead at a high rate of speed when it hit a power pole. The crash brought the pole and power lines down on the Jeep. It also caused a transformer on a neighboring street to catch fire.
A man charged in connection with a December gas station robbery went before Judge Fleegle Monday morning.
Teddie Hunter was in court for a competency hearing where the court found that he was competent to stand trial.
Zanesville Police Detective Sgt. Ric Roush said that the 35-year-old robbed the Speedway Gas station at 930 Blue Avenue and made motions and gestures referring to having a handgun while demanding cash from the female clerk.
A woman had to be cut from a vehicle following an accident on Maple Avenue in Zanesville on Monday afternoon.
According to Zanesville Police Officer Joel Tignor, it happened around 3 PM Monday, after a blue Honda Civic, headed southbound on Maple, failed to yield during a left hand turn into the Staples parking lot. The Civic was struck by a green Tracker headed northbound on Maple, which then sent the Civic into a Hyundai Elantra, which was stopped for a red...
Zanesville police arrest three people of interest in connection with a string of recent car and business break-ins, however they believe there could be more individuals involved.
Wednesday around 6 p.m., Zanesville police officers apprehended three Zanesville residents who they had been investigating in relation to numerous break-ins around the city. Police took a 31 year old male, a 33 year old female, and a 34 year old man into custody.
The Zanesville Police Department has three suspects in custody who are wanted in connection with several area break-ins.
Lt. Tony Coury says the two men and one woman were spotted shortly after 6 p.m. near the intersection of Madison Street and Woodlawn Avenue. Coury says one man was arrested, but another man and the woman fled. A foot chase ensued and officers caught the woman. The man jumped into the Muskingum River, but then decided to surrender to officers.
Tonight, two local heroes got the chance to say "thank you."
Zanesville Police Department Patrolman Mike Schiele and K-9 partner, Bosco, were both injured during a shooting in August of 2009. Monday night, the pair thanked everyone who had a part in Bosco's recovery process.
"The support that we've had has been phenomenal. And we wanted to let everybody know that we really appreciate that and just a small token of our appreciation for all that they did for us...