Stories tagged with: Zanesville Police Department

October 1, 2010 - 5:13am
3 years 48 weeks ago

Zanesville Police investigate a shooting incident on Mead Street.

Lt. Bill Shaw says that around 11:30 Thursday night the department received several calls about gunfire in the area.

When officers arrived they found a parked vehicle and a house that were hit by bullets.

No injuries were reported. During the investigation one person was arrested on an outstanding warrant, drugs were also found on that person.

Witnesses also pointed out a location in an alley where the...

September 15, 2010 - 9:27pm
3 years 50 weeks ago


A Zanesville man is charged with six counts after police say he led authorities on a high-speed chase.

According to Muskingum County Prosecutor Mike Haddox, 38-year-old Keith Stevens is facing two felony charges of failure-to-comply, a felony charge of theft of a motor vehicle, a felony charge of vandalism, a misdemeanor charge of theft and a misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest.

The Zanesville Police Department says Stevens stole a van on Monday,...

September 13, 2010 - 6:34pm
3 years 50 weeks ago

A 40-year-old man pleads guilty to eight counts in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court.

Robert Johnson faced four counts of breaking and entering, two theft counts of less than $500, and two theft counts of more than $500.

The Zanesville Police Department indicates Johnson was involved in two break-ins at gas stations on West Main Street back on June 4th. Detective Sergeant Ric Roush says he also broke into the Certified Gas Station on June 5th and State Street Market on June...

September 9, 2010 - 10:12pm
3 years 51 weeks ago

While one family mourns the loss of a Zanesville man, community members sympathize with the family and remember the tragic accident.

"It's scary, makes you not want to drive a vehicle no more," says Leona Bobb who witnessed the Y-Bridge Crash.

Leona Bobb was sitting at the red light on Pine Street when 28-eight year old Ryan McCuen missed the Y-Bridge turn off of Linden Avenue, crashing into the side of the bridge.

"When he hit it sounded like a shotgun ...

September 8, 2010 - 9:39pm
3 years 51 weeks ago

Blue Avenue in Zanesville was shut down for more than a half-hour following a two car accident Wednesday night.

It happened at the intersection of Blue and Forest Avenues just before 8 p.m. Patrolman James Devoll of the Zanesville Police Department says that a Subaru was traveling West on Forest when it failed to observe the stop sign, and struck the driver's side of a Cadillac traveling South on Blue Avenue.

Both drivers were transported to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital....

September 3, 2010 - 9:59pm
3 years 52 weeks ago

Zanesville police were called to the 1700-block of Ridge Avenue Friday night after a shot was fired.

According to Sgt. Chris Phipps, officers responded to the scene around 9 p.m. and made a gruesome discovery.

"Upon our arrival we found that a dog had been killed, we are still investigating the cause at this time," says Sgt. Phipps.

There are no suspects and no witnesses at this time.

September 2, 2010 - 7:20pm
4 years 12 hours ago

A two-car accident at the intersection of Main Street and Augusta Street sends two people to the hospital.

It happened around 6 p.m. Sergeant Chris Phipps of the Zanesville Police Department says a Chevy pickup truck was heading East on Main Street when it applied the brakes for a semi pulling out of Augusta Street and onto Main.

The pickup truck was then rear-ended by Victoria Clark of Zanesville who was driving a Chevy Blazer. There were no passengers in her vehicle.


September 1, 2010 - 4:47pm
4 years 1 day ago

A Zanesville man is sentenced to 447 days in jail for a rash of car break-in's in the city.

Police Captain Mike Baker says 19-year-old Jared Englehart was arrested Sunday night and charged with 22 counts of vehicle break-ins, most of which occurred in the north end of town.

"Break-ins of cars are generally crimes of opportunity. The cars are unlocked. Items of value, like pockets of change or some cash money, are laying around. They almost act as bait for these people,...

August 31, 2010 - 11:50pm
4 years 2 days ago

Several shots were fired Tuesday night on Luck Avenue in Zanesville.

Authorities were called to the scene in front of 163 Luck around 10 p.m.

"We responded to this area in reference to shots fired with possible victim. Upon our arrival we located some evidence that suggested there was a shooting, but we have as yet to locate any suspects," says Sgt. Chris Phipps, Zanesville Police Department.

No victims were discovered at the scene. Officers checked the home and...

August 19, 2010 - 2:53pm
4 years 2 weeks ago

Zanesville Police charge a local man in connection to the Wednesday morning robbery of a local gas station.

Police said 22-year-old Cody West has been charged by the Muskingum County Prosecutors office with one count of robbery a third degree felony.

He's currently incarcerated in the Zanesville City Jail. Detective Sergeant Ric Roush said that just before 6am Wednesday morning the Starfire Gas Station at 727 Pershing Road was the victim of robbery.

At that time police said...

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