Stories tagged with: Jr.

May 30, 2014 - 12:47pm
2 years 8 weeks ago

Bond has been set at $2 million for a Licking County man accused of killing his father with a machete.

Police in Heath say 32-year-old Adam Runyons Jr. Was charged with murder on Thursday. They say he called a relative and confessed to killing his 51-year-old father, Adam Runyons Sr.

A bloody machete was found in a sink at the home.

Neighbors said that Runyons Jr. had moved in with his father and the father's preschool-aged son in Heath last month after being...

March 3, 2014 - 5:31pm
2 years 20 weeks ago

Three co-defendants learned their fate in court Monday in connection to the murder of a Zanesville man.

22-year-old Samantha Drabik and 40-year-old Billie Harris appeared in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court for sentencing on an obstructing justice charge in the death of Phillip Kimbro, Jr.

Judge Mark Fleegle sentenced both women to 18 months in prison and ordered them to pay $1,700 in restitution.

19-year-old Kyle Finck received an 18 month...

May 15, 2013 - 4:42pm
3 years 10 weeks ago

A Columbus man enters a guilty plea to charges in connection with a home invasion in Muskingum County.

46-year-old Cory Erskine, Sr. appeared in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court  Wednesday where he pleaded guilty to one felony count of aggravated burglary.

Three other charges including kidnapping and aggravated robbery,both with gun specifications, will be dropped at the time of sentencing.

Sheriff's deputies arrested Erskine,Sr. along...

April 9, 2012 - 4:13pm
4 years 15 weeks ago

A Zanesville man was sentenced Monday in connection with a purse snatching incident at a local grocery store that left two women hurt.

25-year-old Frank Mihelich Jr. appeared in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court where he was sentenced by Judge Mark Fleegle to three years in prison on a robbery charge.

Police say on January 11th, mihelich stole a 64-year-old woman's purse. She recieved minor injuries as did a 37-year-old woman who tried to help the...

March 14, 2012 - 4:24pm
4 years 19 weeks ago

A man charged in connection with a home invasion last October in Muskingum County was arraigned in court Wednesday.

20-year-old Cory Erskine, Jr. appeared in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court where he entered a not guilty plea to charges of aggravated burglary, kidnapping and aggravated robbery which all carry a firearm specification. He also plead not guilty to a theft charge.

Muskingum County Sheriff's deputies arrested Erskine along with 29-year-old...

December 27, 2011 - 5:37pm
4 years 30 weeks ago

A Zanesville man is sentenced for his role in a September home invasion.

19-year-old Robert Horton, Junior received a one year prison term in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court Tuesday on charges of having a weapon under disability and possession of crack cocaine.

Horton was arrested in September along with Maliekka Harris in connection with a home invasion on Owens Street.

Harris pleaded guilty in November to a felony charge of improper handling of a...

November 14, 2011 - 5:18pm
4 years 36 weeks ago

Two Zanesville residents have pleaded guilty to charges in connection with a September home invasion.

Robert Horton,Jr. and Maliekka Harris both appeared in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court Monday.

Horton, Jr. entered guilty pleas to charges of having a weapon under disability and possession of crack cocaine.

Harris pleaded guilty to charges of improper handling of a loaded firearm in a motor vehicle.

The charges stem from a...

March 9, 2011 - 6:20pm
5 years 20 weeks ago

Two Zanesville men are arraigned in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court Wednesday on multiple felony charges.

25-year-old Thomas Nessline and 29-year-old William Northrop Jr. appeared before Judge Kelly Cottrill where they both plead not guilty on charges of aggravated robbery, felonious assault and theft of a credit card.

The charges stem from an incident on February 26th of this year.

Nessline and Northrop's bonds were continued at $50,...

January 17, 2011 - 7:09pm
5 years 27 weeks ago


Across the nation and locally...People are taking time today to remember the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  This morning in Zanesville a special prayer breakfast was held to celebrate the life of the civil rights leader.

Martin Luther King, Jr. once had a dream that continues to inspire people today.  The community came together this morning at the 17th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Fund Prayer Breakfast to recognize both King's legacy and...

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