It's happened again. Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says there has been a second case of someone impersonating a deputy.
Within the last week there have been two different cases in which an unmarked vehicle has stopped two different women. The first case took place last Friday night around 10:15 p.m. when a young women was stopped by a male on valley road off of state route 93 just south of Adamsville. The most recent case happened this past Tuesday night around 10:30 near state...
The Ross County Sheriff's Office reports that Andrew K. Burgoon has been arrested on the Felony Warrant out of Muskingum County.
Sheriff Lavender’s Office received an anonymous tip from a citizen that led deputies to an apartment in the 100 block of East Second Street. Burgoon was taken into custody without incident and is being held at the Ross County Jail pending extradition to Muskingum County.
The Joint Drug Unit of the Zanesville Police Department and the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office conducted a drug raid at a home on the east side of town.
It happened around 11:40 Thursday morning at 1329 Pallas Avenue. Police Chief Kenneth Miller said brothers John and Derek Jamison were charged with multiple counts of drug possesion and drug trafficking. They also were charged with multiple counts of having a weapon while under disability.
Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz has identified the victim of a homicide which happened around 10:50PM last night at 6677 McCaslin road in Nashport.
Twenty five year old Brandy Daniels was discovered by her sister, Tess Payton, in her vehicle at the end of their driveway. Payton said her sister was on the way home from work and on the phone with her boyfriend when she turned onto the driveway and the call was dropped.
Having recieved a call from the boyfriend believing '...
Deputies from the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office apprehended a thief Wednesday evening after he wrecked his vehicle and jumped into the canal to escape authorities.
According to Lt. Mike LeCocq at around 8 p.m., a call from the Maysville Pike Wal-Mart alerted authorities to a male shoplifter. The man then ran out of the store and fled in an SUV. At about 8:15, a Sheriff's Deputy came into contact with a vehicle matching the description on Wayne Avenue and attempted to make a...
The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is getting ready for Halloween by checking on sex offenders and advising them not to give out candy. Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says there are 152 registered sex offenders in Muskingum County and says deputies are paying close attention to them.
"We do a lot of registration with those folks as they come in here to register," said Sheriff Lutz. "We also go out and verify their addresses and we have been doing that over the...
Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz confirmed on Friday that two search warrants were served at the Dairy Mart on Pine Street in Zanesville and at a residence in Roseville in connection to food stamp fraud.
Sheriff Lutz explained, "That was a joint investigation. Obviously of our drug unit in the city were the ones heading that up and working with some state officials on that investigation with food stamp fraud. So we're putting that together as we speak."
Officials from three different law enforcement agencies take part in a chase ending in Duncan Falls.
Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz said the incident started in South Zanesville during a traffic stop of a suspicious vehicle. The sheriff said when the black pickup truck failed to stop for police around 11:45 a.m.. authorities from his department joined in the pursuit.
According to scanner traffic the pickup led authorities over the 719...