Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Sheriff Office

May 8, 2015 - 5:19am
8 weeks 22 hours ago

Top stories for Friday, May 8, 2015.

11-year-old Arrested for Bomb Threat

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - According to the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office an 11-year-old boy was arrested and charges are pending after he made a bomb threat Tuesday. Sheriff Matt Lutz said the student in this case will probably be charged as a minor, but could face felony charges of inducing panic.

Chris Hamil New Treasurer


April 27, 2015 - 4:16am
9 weeks 4 days ago

Top stories for Monday, April 27, 2015.

Shots Fired Near South Street
ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Zanesville Police Department is investigating after multiple shots were fired near 621 South Street in Zanesville Sunday evening. Lieutenant Chris Rice confirmed that multiple shots were fired and one person was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital. 
Mother of Dead Baby Interviewed
April 24, 2015 - 7:18am
10 weeks 20 hours ago

Top stories for Friday, April 24, 2015

Fatal Accident

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - According to the State Highway Patrol, one person has died and one person has been critically injured after State Route 60 South Thursday evening. The accident remains under investigation.

Dead Newborn Investigation

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Muskingum County Sheriffs Office is investigating the discovery of a dead newborn baby on Muskingum...

March 12, 2015 - 7:21am
16 weeks 1 day ago

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Buckeye Lake Dam Report

A report released Wednesday from the US Army Corp of Engineers says there's a likelihood of a catastrophic failure of the 177 year-old Buckeye Lake Dam. The report, which was requested by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, says the safest solution for eliminating the risk of flooding due to dam failure is to drain the lake permanently.

Break Away Ice Destroying Docks...

February 23, 2015 - 8:46am
18 weeks 4 days ago

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Most Wanted Suspect

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is on the hunt for this week's most wanted suspect 29-year-old Andrew May. May is wanted on six counts of possession of drugs and six counts of deception to obtain drugs.  

Zanesville High School Robotics Team

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - Over the weekend the Zanesville High School Robotics Team...

February 13, 2015 - 8:39am
20 weeks 18 hours ago

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Missing Teenager Jessica Reed

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - According to detective Brad Shawger, the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is looking for missing 18-year-old female, Jessica Reed. She was last seen wearing a red jacket with burgundy sweatpants on February 11th around 3:45 in the afternoon in the area of Schultz Drive in Zanesville.

Two Charged After Police Chase


January 22, 2015 - 8:39am
23 weeks 1 day ago

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One of Two Bodies Identified

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) -The Muskingum County Sheriffs office have publicly identified one of the two bodies found dead in a home just outside of Adamsville. The bodies of 77-year-old Carolyn Eileen Porter and a 64 year-old male, whose name is being withheld pending notification of his family, were found in a residence at 5180 West Road on Tuesday.

House Fire on Crew...

January 1, 2015 - 10:33am
26 weeks 1 day ago

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Drugs in Muskingum County

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - According to the Muskingum County Sheriffs Office, crime rates dropped slightly in 2014, but, drugs remain the number on problem. Sheriff Matt Lutz says the drugs that typically keep deputies on the run in this area are cocaine and marijuana as well as an increasing presence of prescription pills, methamphetamine and heroine.

AAA Impaired Driving...

December 31, 2014 - 8:31am
26 weeks 2 days ago

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Flu Season in Full Force

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - Flu season is in full swing, and according to the Ohio Department of Health, current influenza activity levels throughout Ohio are widespread. Since last Friday, over 1,400 people have been treated for the flu or influenza-like-illnesses at Genesis Hospital emergency Departments and both of their urgent care units.

Crime Stats for 2014...

December 18, 2014 - 11:09am
28 weeks 1 day ago

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Missing Girl Found

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OH (WHIZ)-The search for a missing 12-year-old Muskingum County girl is now over.The Frazeysburg Fire Department reports that Emily Thompson was located and returned home safely.

House Fire on Luck Ave.

ZANESVILLE, OH (WHIZ)-A house fire broke out at 116 Luck Avenue in Zanesville Wednesday evening. Assistant Fire Chief for the Zanesville Fire Department...

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