Saint Patrick's Day is Tuesday and the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office will have more deputies on the roadways.
Sheriff Matt Lutz said it's not to cause trouble, but rather to protect against it. Many people will head out to celebrate one of the biggest party days of the year. Lutz said officers will be out to help slow people down.
"The biggest thing is just being careful," Lutz said. "Just trying to be as patient as possible, and of course that goes to when you...
The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office releases its most wanted suspects for this week.
Anthony Everett Boyd-Coleman and Ken O'Brian Gatlin II are both wanted for aggravated burglary with a firearm specification, aggravated robbery with a fire arm specification, kidnapping with a firearm specification and having a weapon under disability.
The 23-year-old Boyd-Coleman has a tattoo on his left and right arm as well as his upper right arm. He also has a tattoo on his face...
The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office reports that due to a power outage 911 service was disrupted in the Norwich area early Sunday afternoon.
This includes any number beginning with (740) 872-XXXX. If you live in this area and have an emergency the Sheriff's Office asks you call their 7 digit County Fire line at (740) 452-4583. Service was restored by late afternoon.
A driver running from authorities flipped his car earlier Tuesday evening in front of Zane State College.
The incident happened around 6:08 p.m. as an officer from the Zanesville Police Deparmtent attempted to pull over a driver with expired plates. Police said they had been watching the vehicle and attempted to pull it over as it left a residence. The driver did not comply with officers and began to flee out of town toward Dillon State Park on State Route 146.
The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office continues to search for a most wanted suspect.
The Sheriff's Office has been seeking 36-year-old Justin Allen Alexander since December. He's wanted on a charge of burglary with a fire arm specification and repeat violent offender specification, having a weapon under disability and theft.
Alexander's described as being 6'1 and 180 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. He also has scars on his left arm, left shoulder, left wrist...
Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz released a few more details in connection with the discovery of two bodies in a home this week.
They were found Tuesday morning by a neighbor at 5180 west road. Wednesday, Sheriff Lutz released the name of the woman found. She is 77-year-old Carolyn Eileen Porter. Also found in the house was a 64-year-old male who was an acquaintance of Porter. The male's name is not being released until his family can be notified. An autopsy on Porter this morning,...
The Muskingum County Sheriff's office is remembering one of their own today.
Sheriff Matt Lutz says thirteen years ago today, Deputy Robert Tanner was shot and killed after pulling over a vehicle. Lutz says the Sheriff's office is remembering the life of Deputy Tanner today, but they are reminded of his life in the office everyday.
"He had a what I consider an infectious smile, he was always smiling, he was a very hard worker. He was out being active that day and stopped a...