Stories tagged with: Armed Robbery

February 14, 2012 - 5:11pm
3 years 6 weeks ago

Three armed robberies in the last five days is keeping local law enforcement officers busy.

On February 9th, the Papa Johns on Maple Avenue was hit by an armed robber.  On February 12th, another armed robbery happened at the Tumbleweed restaurant on Monroe Street, and last night a woman walked into a Duncan falls BP claiming she had a pipe bomb, and demanded money.

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz said these are not the acts of professional criminals, but rather, desperate...

February 13, 2012 - 3:58pm
3 years 6 weeks ago

Zanesville Police are investigating an armed robbery that may be connection to the armed robbery at Papa John's Pizza last Thursday. Investigators say it happened Sunday just before 11 p.m. at the Tumbleweeds at 746 Monroe Street. Officers say the bandit confronted a store employee at a back door, pulled out a gun and demanded the restaurant's money.  Police say he threatened employees. He is described as a heavy set white male about 5'9...

July 8, 2011 - 5:38pm
3 years 38 weeks ago

A Cambridge bank was robbed Friday morning, and several citizens helped chase down the suspect.

Cambridge Police Chief Richard Wayt says just after 9:30 a man walked into Advantage Bank at 1814 Wheeling Avenue, indicated he had a weapon, and demanded cash.

"There was a threat of a weapon used." said Chief Wayt. "But as og yet we haven't determined if there was actually a weapon used or not"

He says an undisclosed amount of money was taken, and the...

May 24, 2011 - 5:44pm
3 years 44 weeks ago

Charges have been filed against a McConnelsville man suspected in the armed robbery of the Citizen's National Bank in Duncan Falls.

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says 36 year-old, Robert L. Hill is facing charges of robbery, theft of between $5,000 and $100,00 and possession of criminal tools. Lutz said, deputies were able to recover Hills get-away vehicle on Monday afternoon, shortly after the robbery. In it deputies found two guns and the hat the suspect was wearing at...

April 23, 2010 - 4:51pm
4 years 49 weeks ago

What was reported as an armed robbery, is now being called hoax.

According to Detective Sargeant Ric Roush of the Zanesville Police Department the incident occurred on January 18 of this year.

"A Creno's pizza delivery driver reported that he had been the victim of an armed robbery, while delivering a pizza in the 1700 block of W. Main Street in Zanesville," said Roush.

Roush said there were certain things brought up in the investigation that were suspicious on...

April 12, 2010 - 4:27pm
4 years 50 weeks ago

Authorities say a man who robbed a woman at gunpoint in Licking County is in police custody.

It happened around noon at the Certified Marathon Gas Station on Lancaster Road in Hebron.

The Union Township Police Department says the man was armed when he approached the woman and demanded money. Officers say he then proceeded to take off in his vehicle before Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers from the Granville Post pulled the man over near Interstate 70 and Ohio 256.

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