Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Drug Task Force

April 6, 2015 - 6:10pm
13 weeks 5 hours ago

The fight against meth hits high gear Monday in Zanesville.

Zanesville Police Chief Kenneth Miller said around 12:30 Monday afternoon detectives staked out the residence at 1030 State Street for a suspect wanted on drug charges in Perry County.

Chief Miller said after being on scene for approximately 15 minutes, detectives spotted the wanted suspect. The detectives called marked units in to make the arrest on Jerry Melrose jr.

"The joint drug unit had received...

October 17, 2012 - 11:35am
2 years 37 weeks ago

An investigation by the Muskingum County Drug Task Force and Zanesville Police leads to raids on two homes.

Zanesville Police Captain Tony Coury said that before 11p.m. Tuesday the SWAT teams from both agencies entered homes at 1227 Elm Street and 148 Beulah Avenue.

"They did find a little bit of drugs and some drug paraphernalia. Nobody was arrested," said Captain Coury. "There were three people found inside the Elm Street house and five people inside the Beulah...

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