Stories tagged with: Zanesville Police

November 8, 2011 - 5:24am
2 years 37 weeks ago

A 26-year-old Zanesville man is being held on breaking and entering, two counts of theft, possession of drug paraphernalia and a probation violation.

Zanesville Police said the suspect walked into the Starfire Gas Station on Pine and Pershing, grabbed packages of cigarettes and walked out the door around midnight Monday.

Two hours later the same thing happened at the Dairy Mart on Pine Street, with the same brand of cigarettes being taken.

Security video from both...

August 19, 2011 - 10:40am
2 years 49 weeks ago

A Zanesville man is currently in the Muskingum County Jail after being indicted Wednesday for the murder of his 10 month old son.

Detective Sgt. Ric Roush said that 29-year-old Joseph Miller of Zanesville was arrested Thursday afternoon without incident and will be arraigned in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court next Wednesday. He's charged with one count of murder and one count of second degree felony child endangering.

Sgt. Roush said on the morning of December 8, 2010, 10...

November 23, 2010 - 12:31pm
3 years 35 weeks ago

Zanesville Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Rally's on Maple Avenue.
 

Detective Sgt. Ric Roush says a male employee was exiting a side door Tuesday  morning when he was approached by an individual armed with a handgun.
 

Roush says the suspect demanded the store's money and then fled on foot.
 

No one was injured during the incident.
 

The suspect was described only as a white male wearing dark clothing...

November 5, 2010 - 7:15am
3 years 38 weeks ago

Zanesville Police said an early Friday morning fire is under investigation.

Lt. Bill Shaw said that around 3a.m. they believe someone set a parked truck on fire on Luck Avenue.

Police are trying to determine if the incident was a random act or the owner of the vehicle was targeted.

Lt. Shaw said the owner of the vehicle does not know why anyone would do that to him.

Police continue to search for a suspect.

October 29, 2010 - 5:36am
3 years 39 weeks ago

Zanesville Police nab a suspect in a break-in and look for one still on the loose.

Lt. Bill Shaw said that around 1:40 Friday morning officers were called to a two story home in the 300 block of Woodlawn Avenue.

The upstairs resident was hearing supposed to be vacant. Officers were able to arrest a 22-year-old man that had broken into the downstairs and was cutting up and stealing copper plumbing.

He's now being held in the city jail on burglary and possession of criminal...

July 5, 2010 - 11:36am
4 years 3 weeks ago


Zanesville police spent half the night out searching for a group of teens.

Captain Mike Baker said a group of ten juveniles tried to make a getaway last night from their Juvenile Counseling Center for Kids with Deviant Behavior on Main Street. He said they used the fireworks as a cover for their escape.

"We found them all over the city out on the interstate there were ten of them and it took us most of the night to round them all up," Baker said.

All ten of...

May 28, 2010 - 10:11pm
4 years 8 weeks ago

Three people were taken to the hospital Friday night after an accident in Zanesville, including a pregnant woman.

Authorities say around 9:30 at the intersection of Putnam Avenue and Maysville Pike, a green Hyundai Elantra ran a red light and hit an SUV that was turning onto Putnam from the Maysville Pike.

Sgt. Chris Phipps says the driver of the Elantra is pregnant and was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital, as was the passenger in the Elantra and the driver of the SUV.

The...

May 4, 2010 - 5:51am
4 years 12 weeks ago

Zanesville police say that had several people call in and say a woman was attempting to jump off the Y-bridge.


Lt. Bill Shaw says it officers arrived at the Y-bridge around 8pm Monday night where a woman was threatening to jump off. A Zanesville policeman talked to the woman and eventually got close enough to grab her and pull her over.

She was taken to the hospital.

May 4, 2010 - 5:49am
4 years 12 weeks ago

Zanesville pollice are searching for a driver who hit a light pole and fled around 3 Tuesday morning.
 

It happened at the intersection of Schaum Avenue and Owens Street. Police say someone hit a utility pole and took off. Just minutes later police did find the vehicle on Cliffwood Avenue. ZPD took the car to an impound lot and are still searching for the driver at this time.

April 23, 2010 - 5:55am
4 years 13 weeks ago

Zanesville Police are investigating a domestic violence situation that has led to a stabbing.

Around 10:30 Thursday Lt. Bill Shaw says authorities were called to Hoge Avenue after there were reports of a disturbance. When officers arrived they found that a 49-year-old woman had stabbed her live in spouse several times.

Lt. Shaw says the woman is under arrest for felonious assault and the man treated at Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital with non life threatening wounds.

The...

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