The Zanesville Police Department is warning students and parents about the consequences of underage drinking.
Last weekend ten Zanesville High School athletes were caught drinking at parties, and Director of Student Services Kevin Appleman said the students were suspended from their sports for 20 to 50 percent of their games. Police Chief Eric Lambes said the juveniles are responsible for their behavior, but parents should be aware of what can happen if their child throws a house...
The Zanesville Police Department is investigating an aggravated burglary.
It happened around 10:45 p.m. on Saturday at 1643 Norwood Boulevard. Lieutenant Tony Coury said four males wearing masks broke down the front door of the home. The female homeowner fired shots and told police she struck one of the males.
All four men fled the scene and the woman was not injured. Coury said a separate call came in about ten minutes later regarding a gunshot trauma victim....
Reports of purse snatching are increasing in Zanesville.
Zanesville Police Chief Eric Lambes said the most recent incidents have occurred at the Pick n' Save on Howard Street and Krogers on Maple Avenue.
"We're having a little bit of a spike on purse snatching, we don't see these all the time but there's been a few of them that have been in real close session which makes us wonder if they may be related, that we're not sure of at this time but we're certainly looking at that...
Bystanders at a Zanesville grocery store help police nab a robbery suspect authorities say injured two women.
According to Lt. Tony Coury with the Zanesville Police Department, a man grabbed a woman's purse in the parking lot of the Pick-N-Save on Howard Street around 3:30 Wednesday afternoon. Coury says in the struggle for the purse the victim was injured.
Several bystanders who witnessed the attack attempted to stop the suspect. One woman even jumped in the...
Officers are continuing to investigate a weekend robbery at the Gabriel Brothers in Zanesville.
Detective Sergeant Ric Roush said a 23-year-old male employee was in the parking lot Sunday morning when a suspect hit him with a small, silver hand gun and then took-off with an undisclosed amount of the store's cash.
"It appears the victim was struck in the chest area with the gun," said Roush."(Victim) received no injuries and suspect took off."