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April 7, 2014 - 4:18pm
1 week 1 day ago

The Zanesville Police Department is looking to do some hiring.

Currently the department is in need of corrections officers for the city jail. Interested individuals can check the city's website to apply. All applicants must be 20 and a half years of age and older to apply. Chief Miller says it's a good way to get your foot in the door in the police department.

"It's not a job for everyone, but if people are interested in getting into law enforcement and maybe there is not an...

April 2, 2014 - 4:23pm
1 week 6 days ago

The Zanesville Police Department Special Response Team spoke to students at OUZ and Zane State for Public Safety Week.

The team consisting of two snipers, two negotiators, and ten operators. Members were present to answer questions; they also went through a role play scenario to show students what an entry into a barricade or hostage situation consists of.

Members of the Special Response team are required to have 3 years of patrol experience. By speaking with the...

March 24, 2014 - 8:21pm
3 weeks 1 day ago

Zanesville City Council passed an emergency ordinance at Monday's meeting that will allow the Zanesville Police Department to purchase new computers and replacement central processing units (CPUs). Police Chief Kenny Miller says Microsoft will no longer support the older computers that are currently in the cruisers.

"The computers we have in the cars now are approximately 5 years old, running on Windows XP," Chief Miller explained. "Microsoft has come out and...

March 14, 2014 - 5:16pm
4 weeks 4 days ago

After three and a half months working as the Interim Chief of the Zanesville Police Department, Kenneth Miller was officially sworn in as Police Chief of the department.

Community leaders, officers and Miller's family members all met at the Zanesville City Hall Building Friday afternoon to witness the swearing in ceremony. Chief Miller says that this is a proud moment in his life.

"I've been on the department for over 33 years, so I've invested a lot of my life to doing...

March 10, 2014 - 9:09pm
5 weeks 1 day ago

The Zanesville City Council board passes an emergency ordinance to allow city officials to enter into a contract for the purchase of new vehicles for the Zanesville Police Department during  Monday's council meeting.

Through the state purchase agreement, Chief Kenneth Miller says that the department is looking to buy four Taurus sedans and one Ford SUV. The department attempts to purchase at least three marked vehicles each year, which keeps cars in rotation for approximately five...

March 10, 2014 - 3:46pm
5 weeks 1 day ago

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz announces the details of a series of drug raids.

The Muskingum County Sheriff's office and Zanesville Police Department's joint drug task force searched the mini storage units on Greenhouse Road on Monday in connection to a drug raid on 1238 Melrose Avenue on Friday. During the raid on Friday a resident at the home, Jamie Mayle was taken into custody.

"He is currently locked up on four different felony counts of trafficking methamphetamine...

February 22, 2014 - 7:23pm
7 weeks 3 days ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office and the Zanesville Police Department joined forces to combat drug distribution in our area.

the five member joint drug task force raided two Zanesville residences earlier on Saturday, one at 626 Convers Avenue and the other located at 1102 Sharon Avenue.

"Both search warrants were a result of investigations over the last few months, both houses have been on our radar as well as both suspects. We took a male into custody here on converse...

February 17, 2014 - 3:14pm
8 weeks 1 day ago

Zanesville Police say they made an arrest this past weekend in connection to a recent assault.

Chief Kenny Miller says on the morning of February 12, officers received a call that a homeless man, 58 -year- old Timothy Jenkins, fell on Van Buren Street. After investigation they determined he had been assaulted.

"He received a lot of injuries to his head I know that he is presently in Grant Hospital in critical condition," said Chief Miller.

Chief Miller says 27-...

February 17, 2014 - 3:07pm
8 weeks 1 day ago

Zanesville Police Chief. Kenny Miller says officers are investigating a weekend stabbing incident at the Disabled American Veterans building on Moxahala Avenue.

Chief Miller says just after Midnight on Sunday, police officers responded to call about a subject being stabbed at the DAV.Officers say the victim is currently at Genesis hospital recovering from the attack .

"It is not a fatal injury. I guess he did have some serious injuries, I believe right now they are...

January 24, 2014 - 7:10pm
11 weeks 4 days ago

Two women were sent to the hospital after a collision on Maple Avenue near Dairy Queen.

Officials from the Zanesville Police Department report that at around 10 a.m two vehicles collided shutting down the busy roadway for over an hour.

"The green car was believed to be going northbound on Maple just past Thurman here and seemed to pull to the left an struck the gray car that over here sitting on the side walk," said Captain Doug Merry.

Captain Merry says although...

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