Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Prosecutor

May 5, 2015 - 4:33am
16 weeks 2 days ago

Top stories for Tuesday, May 5, 2015:

Primary Election

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - Muskingum County voters have several issues to decide on in Tuesday's primary election. The Center for Seniors has a bond issue up, voters in the Village of Philo can decide on a levy for current expenses. In the Village of Dresden, there is a natural gas aggregation issue, and in Jackson Township there is an issue for cemetery operation costs.

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February 26, 2014 - 3:55pm
1 year 25 weeks ago

The trial of 20-year-old Shaquille Davis has come to an end after only one day of trial.

Davis, of Zanesville, who represented himself in the murder trial of his cousin, Phillip Kimbro Jr., initiated a plea deal with the Muskingum County Prosecutor's Office Tuesday evening. During court on Wednesday, Davis pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of murder with a gun specification, one count of tampering with evidence, and one count of abuse of a corpse in the death...

December 3, 2013 - 11:01am
1 year 38 weeks ago

A Zanesville man changes his plea to guilty to several charges including child endangerment.

The trial of 46-year-old Robert James Gates was to begin Tuesday in Muskingum Common Pleas Court. However, Gates avoided trial by entering a guilty plea to endangering children with serious physical harm, an amended count of pandering obscenity involving a minor and two counts of gross sexual imposition. A second count of pandering obscenity involving a minor will be dropped at sentencing.

August 8, 2013 - 5:02pm
2 years 2 weeks ago

Muskingum County Prosecutor Mike Haddox says 18-year-old Tiffany Ellen Peace of Schultz Street and 21-year-old Marcia Brittany-Lee Harris of Cliffwood Avenue have been charged with two counts of tampering evidence, three counts of obstructing justice and one count of abusing a corpse. 39-year-old Billy J. Harris of McConnelsville has been charged with two counts of obstructing justice and one count of tampering with evidence, and 21-year-old Samantha Draybik of Athena Lane has been charged...

September 4, 2011 - 5:15pm
3 years 51 weeks ago

It's a story we first brought you in July...Myrtle the Turtle. A 4 foot tall, 8 foot long, and 6 foot wide fiberglass turtle...stolen. After several months, justice might finally be served.

Owner Barb Lloyd said the South Zanesville Police Department have followed a number of leads on the case and on Friday she received a call from the Police Chief confirming evidence of Myrtle's whereabouts had been turned over to the Muskingum County Prosecutor's Office. One juvenile and several...

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