The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office said one person was placed under arrest following a high-speed chase that ended in Licking County.
Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz reported that shortly before 9pm an off duty Zanesville Police Officer spotted a vehicle that was associated with a known felony warrant out of Hocking County on State Route 146 near Dillon State Park.
Lutz said being alone and knowing the warrant included a weapon, the officer contacted the...
An 11-year-old boy sits in the Muskingum County Juvenile Detention Center following his arrest in connection to a Tuesday bomb threat.
The threat was found written on a bathroom wall at Foxfire Schools on Pinkerton Lane. During the course of the investigation, school resource officer Deputy Joseph came across the student, who upon questioning confessed to writing the threat about two weeks earlier.
Sheriff Matt Lutz said the case will be turned over to the prosecutor...
A car slammed into a house at 2036 Old Adamsville Road Saturday evening.
We spoke to Trooper Troy Hale of the Ohio State Highway Patrol who stated a white pick up truck was heading westbound on Old Adamsville Road before it went off the right side of the roadway, then the left side, striking a utility pole and then a house, ultimately overturning. Hale says the driver was 23 year old Nathan J. Lee from Norwich Ohio and was cited with OVI and...
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.