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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Ohio State Veterinary Hospital and members of the Falls Township Fire Department received awards and a belated recognition for saving the life of the late "Zero", once a member of the Muskingum County Sheriff's K-9 unit.
Before Zero passed in 2012, he became sick while on duty in 2011 and the actions of these two organizations allowed him to fully recover from a nearly fatal heat stroke.
"I believe they started an IV, gave him fluids and did all the necessary...
A recent report into the Muskingum County Sheriffs Office is shedding light on the possibility of an unidentified vehicle impersonating a law enforcement vehicle in our area.
Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz informed WHIZ news that around 9:30 last Saturday evening a truck approached a woman from behind her car with a siren. A man on a PA system instructed her to pull over. A second vehicle then pulled up beside her and yelled for her not to pull over....
The Muskingum County Sheriff's office is investigating a letter sent to West Muskingum Middle School threatening 8 students.
Director of Special Services Donn Steer said that he will not release the contents of the letter, but the situation is being taken very seriously.
Steer said " Right after we received the letter we put in place our safe schools plan which is required by law for us to have then after that we contacted the Muskingum County Sheriffs Office, and they...