A marijuana operation was shut-down Thursday yesterday evening when a chopper spotted the grow.
According to Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz, Deputies along side the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation spotted a marijuana grow at a 1620 Wheeling Avenue home in Zanesville. Lutz said this is the time each year the BCI and I will search Ohio Counties.
"It's just one of those days BCI said 'hey we're coming to county,' explained Lutz. "It's a nice...
It's one of the largest drug busts Morgan and Washington Counties have ever seen.
Sheriffs and Prosecutors from both counties along with the Bureau of Identification and Investigation were able to put an end to a drug-trafficking operation that crossed state lines.
"It's a good day for southeastern Ohio when we can take this quantity of drugs off of the streets and it's also a good day for law enforcement when we can show the world that through perseverance and cooperation,...
A Zanesville father and son plead guilty to drug charges.
51-year-old Alfred Stires and 25-year-old Michael Stires both appeared in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court Wednesday where they each entered guilty pleas to a felony charge of cultivation of marijuana.
Assistant Prosecutor Bob Smith says in August of last year deputies from the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office discovered marijuana plants growing outside their home on Pinkerton Road.
Three Zanesville Residents were indicted on Wednesday in connection with a drug bust at a home on Pierce Street.
49-year-old Charles Workman II, 30-year-old Tekeija Kimbrough, and 46-year-old Leista Lang are all being charged after a search warrant was executed at 114 Pierce Street last Friday by the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office and the Zanesville Police Department. Cocaine, crack, cash, a gun, and drug paraphenalia were all discovered in the home.
The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office and the Zanesville Police Department executed a search warrant Friday night at 114 Pierce Street.
Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says two suspects were taken into custody and have been charged. 31-year-old Takeija Kimbrough is facing five charges including trafficking in crack cocaine and permitting drug abuse. She is facing a total of thirty 32 years in prison. 30-year-old Charles Workman II is facing six charges...
A Zanesville man pleads guilty in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court to charges stemming from a summer drug bust.
38-year-old John Fleming appeared before Judge Mark Fleegle where he entered the plea to several charges including two felony counts of permitting drug abuse and misdemeanor charges of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Fleming was arrested in July after authorities raided an apartment at Woodberry Drive.