Stories tagged with: drug bust

May 8, 2015 - 5:19am
2 weeks 4 days ago

Top stories for Friday, May 8, 2015.

11-year-old Arrested for Bomb Threat

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - According to the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office an 11-year-old boy was arrested and charges are pending after he made a bomb threat Tuesday. Sheriff Matt Lutz said the student in this case will probably be charged as a minor, but could face felony charges of inducing panic.

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May 7, 2015 - 9:14am
2 weeks 5 days ago

The Zanesville City and County Joint Drug Task Force has made an arrest in a four-month long investigation.

Wednesday, authorities served a search warrant at a Linden Avenue residence and arrested 35-year-old Mark A. Vohs, of Zanesville.

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says during the search a small amount of money, marijuana, prescription pain medication and methamphetamine was located at the residence.

Vohs is being charged with 2 counts of trafficking in drugs a...

April 10, 2015 - 3:29pm
6 weeks 4 days ago

Two people in Coshocton are facing drug charges after detectives executed a search warrant Thursday.

According to the Coshocton County Sheriff's Office, around 11a.m. Thursday detectives searched a home in the 200 block of North 3rd Street in Coshocton. Detectives seized firearms and large amounts of drugs and cash from the home.  Bernardo Leyva, 65, and Yvonne McDaniel, 43, both from the Coshocton area, were taken into custody and charged with Trafficking in Heroin, a first...

December 26, 2014 - 9:15pm
21 weeks 4 days ago

Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers seized $80,000 worth of marijuana in Muskingum County Monday. 

Troopers stopped a 2014 Nissan Sentra on Interstate 70 near milepost 155 on December 22. The car was pulled over for following too closely and traffic control device violations. Troopers say there were criminal indicators and a Zanesville Police Department drug-sniffing canine alerted to the vehicle. Probable cause was issued for a search of the vehicle. That search revealed two...

December 9, 2014 - 10:50pm
24 weeks 2 hours ago

Perry County Sheriff's Deputies and Agents with the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force executed a search warrant Tuesday at 10185 Township Road 57 in Roseville.

During the search, agents located an active methamphetamine lab on the property along with other drug manufacturing equipment. Authorities said there was evidence found that suggested that meth was being produced at this location for some time.

Agents also found a 2-year-old and an 11-year-old child present at the...

August 28, 2014 - 12:55pm
38 weeks 5 days ago

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says a drug bust at 1620 Wheeling avenue Thursday morning was the culmination of an ongoing drug investigation.

A search warrant was served by the Sheriff's Office  Special Response Team around 10:30 a.m. . Six of the seven people in the home at the time of the raid were taken into custody for questioning, three males and three females.

According to Sheriff Lutz, "We'll have to go interview anybody that was...

July 16, 2014 - 4:47pm
44 weeks 6 days ago

A methamphetamine lab was seized from a Somerset home where a 10-month-old child was living.

The Perry County Sheriff's Office received information on Tuesday that meth was being produced in front of the child at a home located at 305 West Sheridan Drive.  Narcotics detectives with the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force and Perry County Child Services responded to the residence to find an active meth lab hidden behind a furnace. The 10-month-old child was found lying in...

July 4, 2014 - 3:39am
46 weeks 4 days ago

 The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office says a drug bust this week netted 70 pounds of marijuana and the arrest of an area man. 

 Captain Jeff LeCocq an early Thursday morning raid resulted in the arrest of 33-year-old Ian Mikal Norris of Zanesville.  He has been charged with one count of possession of Marijuana.  

Norris was arrested after an investigation by the Sheriff's Office, The Central Ohio Drug Enforcment Task Force, Zanesville Police...

April 28, 2014 - 5:41pm
1 year 3 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is releasing details about a drug bust they executed on Thursday.

Sheriff Matt Lutz says at around 11:30 a.m. members of the Sheriff's Office and Zanesville Police Department's Joint Task Force raided 880 Wayne Ave. in connection to narcotics.

" During the search we found some US currency, a large amount of methamphetamine and also prescription pills, " said Sheriff Lutz.

Lutz says resident of the home, 44- year- old...

March 14, 2014 - 5:16pm
1 year 10 weeks 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...

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