Stories tagged with: licking county

May 7, 2013 - 5:46pm
1 year 51 weeks ago

Election Results:

MUSKINGUM COUNTY:

West Muskingum School District 5.9 mills/5 yrs-Emergency Requirements-Additional

YES: 1741 NO:1371

East Muskingum School District 1.3 mills/5yrs-Emergency Requirements-Renewal

YES: 995  NO: 300

Village of Dresden 3.8 mills/5yrs-Current Expenses Renewal

Yes 113 NO: 52

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May 4, 2013 - 7:41pm
2 years 11 hours ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Pataskala Police Department will have an OVI checkpoint from 9:00-1:00 a.m. Saturday night on Broad Street in Pataskala.

The OVI checkpoint is funded by federal grants and is to deter and intercept impaired drivers and help prevent alcohol related injuries and fatal crashes.

According to the Licking County Sheriff's Office, out of 36 alcohol related crashes, 11 of them were fatal. The Licking County Sheriff's Office is advising...

April 30, 2013 - 4:38pm
2 years 4 days ago

A Licking County man is dead following an accident on State Route 13.

It happened around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday between Hopewell Drive and Dorsey Mill Road.

The Licking County Sheriff's Office reports that 62-year-old Anthony Robinson of Utica was attempting to turn into a driveway when he drove into the path of a refuse truck that was headed south on State Route 13.

Robinson's vehicle was pushed more than 100 feet off the roadway, through a utility pole and into the side of a...

April 28, 2013 - 12:45pm
2 years 6 days ago

The Licking County Sheriff's Office is investigating an incident where a man reportedly lied to deputies about a gun shot wound he suffered.

Deputies responded to the area of 8861 Johnstown Alexandria Rd. in Johnstown, Ohio at 10:37 p.m. after receiving reports of a man laying next to the road with a gunshot would to his chest.

According to deputies, Micah Munday, 33, of Johnstown, told deputies that he confronted an unknown male subject in his residence...

April 14, 2013 - 1:02pm
2 years 2 weeks ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident that happened around 2:00 a.m. on Sunday in Licking County.

According to OSHP, Christopher M. Barthelmas, 31, of Hebron, Ohio was driving a Dodge pickup truck westbound on Interstate 70 when his truck ran out of gas, Barthelmas and Rodney Matthews, 15, a passenger in the truck,  got out of the vehicle and pushed it to the right lane on the interstate and were struck from behind by a school bus traveling...

March 1, 2013 - 4:32pm
2 years 9 weeks ago

Muskingum County Sheriff, Matt Lutz says the drug deal happened early this morning in Zanesville. Two Muskingum County residents were selling prescription drugs to four males who live in other counties and then attempted to rob them. The two Muskingum County residents were able to get money from them and then took off.

"There were a male and a female from Muskingum County that live here had made a prearranged drug deal with four out-of-county residents," said Sheriff Lutz....

December 31, 2012 - 5:59pm
2 years 17 weeks ago

A local celebrity is now the star of an upcoming feature film.

After years of doing stunt work, Bryan Friday got a taste of acting when made a brief apperance as a man attempting to rough house Peter Parker in "The Amazing Spiderman", which hit theater last summer. This spring he will be working on a project with Wendy Mohler from Newark, who's the writer and producer of the film "Seven Nights". Friday will play the lead role as Donavon Chase, a middle aged man who...

November 7, 2012 - 1:17am
2 years 25 weeks ago

In Licking county Tim Bubb received 49,992 votes for the county commissioner seat, defeating James Snedden Jr. In other Licking county candidate news, Bryan Long defeated Doug Moreland 43,739 to 26,208 for the recorder seat.

All four Heath City Charter Amendments passed, but the Heath income tax for municipal operations lost, receiving 1629 votes for and 2755 votes against. Both the Granville Recreation District quarter-mill levy and the Granville Recreation District bond issue...

October 16, 2012 - 12:49pm
2 years 28 weeks ago

The Licking County Sheriff's Office is investigating a lawn mower accident that seriously injured a 4-year-old boy.

Authorities say around 6 p.m. Monday they received a call that a child had been run over with a riding lawn mower.

According to witnesses, the child walked to  neighbor Robin Coccia's  home on Cavalcade Lane in Pataskala while he  was mowing his yard.

Authorities say  Coccia was unaware Joseph Loughry was standing behind...

September 26, 2012 - 8:07pm
2 years 31 weeks ago

One of Licking County's most wanted suspects has been taken into custody.

According to the Sheriff's Office, 47-year-old Ronald McElfesh was arrested Wednesday afternoon by Licking County detectives and members of the U.S. Marshall's Fugitive Unit in Wheeling, West Virginia.

McElfresh was wanted in Licking County for aggravated possession of drugs, possession of marijuana, having weapons while under disability and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He is currently being held...

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