Stories tagged with: Johnson

March 30, 2015 - 1:07pm
28 weeks 15 hours ago
Ohio’s top utility regulator says he’s resigning as chairman of the Public Utilities Commission but will continue to serve as a commissioner. Thomas Johnson, a former State Budget Director, was sworn in to lead the regulating agency less than a year ago. He replaced Todd Snitchler who decided not to seek reappointment when his term expired. Johnson, who is from New Concord, told Governor John Kasich in a letter on Monday that “for personal reasons,” needed to alleviate some demands on his...
April 16, 2014 - 1:40pm
1 year 25 weeks ago

Governor John Kasich Wednesday announced that a former Muskingum County resident is now the Chairman of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.  Tom Johnson, a native of New Concord, will replace current P-U-C-O Chairman Todd Snitcher.  Johnson is well know to this part of the state having served 22 years in the Ohio House of Representatives covering parts of Muskingum, Guernsey, Morgan and two other counties. Johnson also service as budget director for former Governor Bob Taft....

August 22, 2011 - 2:03pm
4 years 7 weeks ago

A combined investigation between Zanesville Police and the Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office lands one man in jail. Sheriff Matt Lutz says 30-year-old Jerome Johnson – also known as J-Roc – is facing one count each of trafficking in cocaine, fleeing and eluding and tampering with evidence. Lutz says on Thursday August 18th detectives conducted a controlled buy of one ounce of crack cocaine. Lutz says after the buy the suspect fled in his car then on foot. The suspect...

September 13, 2010 - 6:34pm
5 years 4 weeks ago

A 40-year-old man pleads guilty to eight counts in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court.

Robert Johnson faced four counts of breaking and entering, two theft counts of less than $500, and two theft counts of more than $500.

The Zanesville Police Department indicates Johnson was involved in two break-ins at gas stations on West Main Street back on June 4th. Detective Sergeant Ric Roush says he also broke into the Certified Gas Station on June 5th and State Street Market on June...

August 29, 2010 - 10:55pm
5 years 6 weeks ago

It's a day Pat Johnson will never forget. She was diagnosed with Stage 4 bone cancer last October. Family, friends, and community members are rallying behind her fight against the disease and wanting to give her some piece of mind.

Johnson has faced several challenges over the years.

"They lived on Shady Lane and lost everything during the big flood, bought a new house in Zanesville, and tried to rebuild their life. Then she got diagnosed with bone cancer, and he lost his...

August 4, 2010 - 5:20pm
5 years 10 weeks ago

A Zanesville man appears in front of Judge Kelly Cottrill for his arraignment on charges after a July drug bust.

Timothy Johnson pled not guilty to eight drug-related charges. His bond was continued at $200,000, but he posted bond at an earlier date.

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office made a scheduled stop on Maple Avenue on July 23rd and took Johnson into custody. A search warrant was also executed at his Muirwood Village apartment where deputies say they found 1,000 grams of...

July 27, 2010 - 5:34pm
5 years 11 weeks ago

A Zanesville man is facing drug charges after the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office seized almost 1,000 grams of cocaine and 100 grams of crack.

Timothy Johnson was taken into custody around five p.m. Friday night after Sheriff Matt Lutz says a scheduled stop was made off Maple Avenue.

"The vehicle was in the lot and we had two marked cruisers approach the vehicle and take the suspect into custody, " says Lutz.

A search warrant was then executed at an apartment...

July 18, 2010 - 9:32pm
5 years 12 weeks ago

A Zanesville man, who police report was armed while going up and down a local neighborhood Saturday, is caught.

The Muskingum County Sheriff's office apprehended Kenneth Johnson early Sunday morning at the Ramada Inn on US 40 after the Zanesville Police Department says it passed a lead onto deputies.

He is currently being held in the Zanesville City Jail and faces two counts of assault, one count of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, and one count of obstructing official...

June 24, 2010 - 5:20pm
5 years 15 weeks ago

Zanesville Police says a local man was indicted by a Muskingum County Grand Jury for several recent break-ins to Zanesville businesses. Detective Sergeant Ric Roush says 40-year-old Robert Johnson Jr. is facing four counts of breaking and entering, two counts of grand theft and two counts of petty theft. Roush says on June 4th Johnson broke into the Valero and Certified gas stations on West Main Street. He also is accused of breaking into the Certified station on June 5th and the State...

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