Stories tagged with: domestic violence

December 28, 2013 - 5:30pm
27 weeks 6 days ago

According to the Licking County Sheriff's Office 24-year-old Brandon Clemmons was booked into the Licking County Justice Center for Misdemeanor and Felony Charges.

At approximately 12:50 a.m. Newark Police responded to a domestic disturbance call  on 224 Deo Drive. When authorities attempted to detain the subject he fled the scene.

Clemmons crashed his get a way vehicle into an AEP pole off of Vantassel Avenue. Once the Newark Police Department discovered...

October 11, 2013 - 5:04pm
39 weeks 11 hours ago

An annual luncheon took place on Friday to raise money for victims of domestic violence.

Transitions Incorporated, a local women's shelter hosted their 9th annual luncheon and silent auction at the Zanesville Country Club. More than a 100 attendees participated in the silent auction that featured a few very personal items.

"We also have a painted picture that has been painted by one of the women who has been in our shelter,"said Director, Patti Smith. Hobby Lobby framed...

October 14, 2011 - 3:20pm
2 years 38 weeks ago

Domestic violence has been a silent killer in homes, schools, and communities for years. Friday the Domestic Violence Shelter- Transitions- hosted their annual luncheon to recognize, end and heal domestic abuse.

Keynote Speaker and Assistant Muskingum County Prosecutor Ron Welch has seen the impact abuse has on families. He said one in four women will at some point be exposed to abuse, whether it's mental or physical it has an effect.

"A lot of people want to know why...

June 17, 2011 - 5:16pm
3 years 3 weeks ago

The recent Muskingum County shooting that left one man dead in an apparent domestic dispute is raising awareness about the issue of domestic violence.

Executive Director of Tansitions, a domestic violence shelter in Zanesville, Molly Correllus says the facility not only serves as a safe place to stay, but a resource to help address victim's needs.

"We provide legal advocacy here so if someone is in a domestic violence situation, if they come in, then we will give them...

February 16, 2011 - 6:29pm
3 years 20 weeks ago

A New Concord man accused of stabbing his brother-in-law was arraigned in court Wednesday.

26-year-old David Phillips appeared before Muskingum County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark Fleegle where he pled not guilty to charges of felonious assault and domestic violence.
 

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says on February 1st Phillips was arguing with his wife at their home when he stabbed her brother during an altercation.
 

Phillips is being held...

January 10, 2011 - 5:47pm
3 years 26 weeks ago

A man who allegedly stabbed his wife last month appeared in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court on Monday.

50-year-old Timothy Erwin Sr. of Duncan Falls plead guilty to felonious assault and domestic violence.

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office says he stabbed his wife, 49-year-old Joann, twice at their home on October 24th of 2010. She was treated and released from the hospital. Judge Kelly Cottrill ordered a pre-sentence investigation.

October 4, 2010 - 9:23pm
3 years 40 weeks ago

October is domestic violence awareness month. Cases of domestic violence continue to rise, but Genesis Healthcare and members of the community are offering a message of hope to victims.

"Don't be silent."

That's Lucinda Snyder's message, a survivor of domestic violence. While her battle was a long one...It's something that she overcame.

"I went day by day, and it took me eight and a half years, and I finally got rescued," says Snyder.

It...

August 19, 2010 - 8:49pm
3 years 46 weeks ago

A Newark police officer is charged with disorderly conduct.

Police Chief Steven Sarver says Bobby Hartless' 17-year-old daughter claimed he hit and kicked her on August 4th. After filing a report with the police department, hartless was arrested for domestic violence. Sarver says the city's law director chose not to pursue the case and the charge was dropped, But it did move on to a special prosecutor, who sarver says did decide to file a disorderly conduct charge Thursday.

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February 17, 2010 - 7:20pm
4 years 20 weeks ago

Most local residents say they're sick of the snow, and it's even causing people to develop "cabin fever."

Yet, conditions like these can also bring about more cases of domestic violence.

"People are cooped up. The kids are home from school and tempers flare a little easier. It's not like you can go outside and garden or go outside and take a walk. So, they might have to do some more creative activities to reduce that, " says Response Victim Assistance program...

December 30, 2009 - 5:38pm
4 years 27 weeks ago

Response Victim Assistance is celebrating a birthday.

It's been serving the community for 20 years and wanted to thank everyone for their support.

"Ideally, in a perfect world, it would be nice to have no violence, but at least our doors are open. Our agency is here to help victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, " says program manager Janie Malloy.

This time of year brings about more domestic violence cases.

"It's very stressful on a lot of...

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