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."
A man remains in stable condition after being shot last Tuesday in the chest.
Zanesville Police are now releasing the name of the victim, 25 year-old Thomas White of Zanesville. Detective Sergeant Ric Roush said White was living at the 507 Thurman Street address in Zanesville when he was shot in the surrounding vicinity. White remains in the hospital.
Police continue to interview and question witnesses. The name of a suspect and other details have not been...
The Gabriel Brothers Department Store in Zanesville was robbed Sunday morning.
According to the Zanesville Police Department it happened around 11:20am. The suspect was armed and fled on foot into a wooded area on the North-West side of the property. Police say they were unable to find the suspect, who remains at large as of Sunday afternoon.
More details were not immediately available. The situation remains under investigation.
Numbers are in from a recent saturation, where local authorities swept Muskingum County looking for any criminal activity.
Lieutenant Steven Rine of the State Highway Patrol said the joint effort between the Highway Patrol, Muskingum County Sheriff's Department and Zanesville Police happened Thursday afternoon into Friday morning, spanning across a 12 hour stretch.
"It's kind of an overall blitz, it's an overwhelming hit we have," explained Rine. "Like...
The victim of a weekend shooting is speaking out, now that police say the gunman is behind bars.
Detective Ric Roush said 21 year-old Roberto Brooks of Zanesville was taken into custody shortly after 1:30 Saturday afternoon- that's when officers arrived to the scene of Ridge and Schaum Avenues after a report of shots fired.
"When our officers arrived there were two individuals involved in a physical altercation," explained Roush. "Upon investigation it...
A Zanesville man is facing 14 traffic violations and two criminal charges after authorities said he went on a hit-skip spree while under the influence Thursday.
Lt. Tony Coury with the Zanesville Police Department said it all started around 3:30 when the suspect 36-year-old Dale Dudas hit the car of 20-year-old Janee Gill while driving on the Maysville Pike. Coury said Dudas then continued down Putnam Avenue where he hit motorcyclist 48-year-old Clayton O'Neill...
Zanesville Police continue their search for a suspect believed to be involved in two gas station robberies.
Police said the first robbery took place at the Starfire on Pershing Road around 4:20a.m. Tuesday morning. The second almost twenty minutes later at the Speedway on Blue Avenue. During the Starfire Robbery the suspect entered the store and told employees he had a weapon, but none was shown. The clerks refused to give him money and the suspect then knocked over items before...
A Greenwood Avenue family woke up early Thursday morning when a truck crashed into their front porch.
The State Highway Patrol said just before 4a.m. Trooper Roe from the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol clocked a red truck traveling west on Interstate 70 at 105mph.
Trooper Roe attempted to pull over the vehicle but it failed to stop, taking the Norwich exit onto US 22. Stop sticks were used as the vehicle approached the Zanesville Patrol Post and one of the vehicle's...
A missing Zanesville woman has made contact with family but is still considered a subject of interest by police.
According to Zanesville Police Captain Ken Miller 29 year-old Vivian Evans was reported missing almost 2 weeks ago. Miller said authorities received a call Monday afternoon from a woman claiming to be Evans who stated she is in Columbus and doing fine. Police received another phone call that same day from Evan's mother saying she had spoken to her daughter.
Area church members can now rest easy knowing the man suspected in a string of breaking and entering is behind bars.
Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz said 32-year-old Scott Roberts of Zanesville is facing 43 charges that include burglary, breaking and entering, vandalism and theft. Roberts is suspected of being responsible for nearly all of the church break-ins since July 14th as well as a number of home burglaries taking place throughout the city and county.