Stories tagged with: Zanesville Police Department

June 15, 2011 - 11:56pm
3 years 4 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department is searching for information on a possible shooting victim Wednesday night.

According to Lt. Bill Shaw, shortly after 11 p.m. police received a call of shots fired in the area of Spangler Drive and Owens Street. Lt. Shaw says witnesses reported seeing a person falling and then others helping that person into a dark colored vehicle.

Shaw says a parked vehicle was struck by a bullet and they are concerned someone may have been injured in the...

May 6, 2011 - 10:10pm
3 years 9 weeks ago

Two women are taken to the hospital after being struck by an SUV.

It happened around 9:15 Friday evening on West Main Street in Zanesville.

According to Officer Tom Porter with the Zanesville Police Department, the women appeared to be leaving the M.A.S.S. Bingo Hall when they used the crosswalk to cross West Main Street. Officer Porter says a female driver in a Jeep Liberty was traveling eastbound and struck the two women while they were in the crosswalk.

Porter says...

April 15, 2011 - 10:27pm
3 years 12 weeks ago

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.

The ZPD and the...

April 14, 2011 - 5:44pm
3 years 12 weeks ago

After thirty years with the Zanesville Police Department, Captain Mike Baker is handing in his badge and retiring from the department.

Baker has been captain with the department for 18 years. Prior to that he was a sergeant for a total of 30 years. He says it's been with great pride being able to help serve the Zanesville community.

"It's nice to be part of a team where it's important what you do. You make a difference ans we do that down here and i'll miss that," said...

April 11, 2011 - 11:51am
3 years 13 weeks ago

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.

He then left in a vehicle that was...

February 28, 2011 - 12:50pm
3 years 19 weeks ago

A Zanesville man is sentenced to one count of Burglary Monday morning.

50-year-old Charles Hamilton plead guilty to the count in January.

Monday he was sentenced to 16 months in prison in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court by Judge Mark Fleegle.

Zanesville Police said Hamilton was arrested in June 2010 after officers said he went through several parked cars in the downtown area and took a lawn mower.

January 24, 2011 - 5:36pm
3 years 24 weeks ago

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...

November 23, 2010 - 10:22am
3 years 9 weeks ago

Zanesville Police continue their investigation into a weekend drug bust.

Police said Saturday November 20, around 8:30pm the Narcotics Unit with help from the Special Response Team and Patrol Officers executed a search warrant at a home at 725 Bates Street.

Police says the bust was a result of a several month investigation into complaints of drug activity and prostitution going on at the residence.

There were six people present at the time of the raid. All were taken into...

October 28, 2010 - 5:05pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

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.

"One of the males was apprehended...

October 27, 2010 - 9:30pm
3 years 37 weeks ago

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.

All three are now...

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