Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Sheriff's Office

November 20, 2014 - 4:16pm
14 weeks 2 days ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect wanted on multiple drug charges.

Authorities say 33-year-old Chad Ballard is wanted on felony charges of trafficking in drugs, aggravated possession of drugs, 9 counts possession of drugs and 2 counts having a weapon under disability.

Ballard's last known address is 3507 Old Coopermill Road.

He is described as being 5'10" tall, 227 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes.

Anyone with information...

November 7, 2014 - 10:58am
16 weeks 1 day ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is on the lookout for this week's most wanted suspect.

21-year-old Nicholas Morrison is wanted on a felony warrant for aggravated possession of drugs, possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Morrison is described as a white male, 6'00" tall, 175 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes. His last known address is 9860 Shannon Road in Frazeysburg.

If you have any information on Morrison's whereabouts you should contact...

October 31, 2014 - 10:35am
17 weeks 1 day ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is on the lookout for this weeks' most wanted suspect.

This week's most wanted is 34-year-old Malik Mohammad Waqar Ashraf. His last known address is on Bellair Court in Columbus.

He's wanted on a felony warrant on 13 counts of trafficking drugs and 36 counts of illegal use of food stamp benefits.

Ashraf is 5'7 weighs 145 pounds. He has black hair and black eyes. He also has a scar under his left eye.

The sheriff''s office said...

October 17, 2014 - 9:10pm
19 weeks 1 day ago

A man was taken into custody following an accident on State Route 146 Friday evening. 

The accident occurred just before 8 p.m.  According to Trooper Rich Lanning of the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol, a red 2004 Ford Escape was traveling eastbound on State Route 146 just west of Tunis Road when it traveled off the road and struck the concrete barrier on a bridge. The collision caused the vehicle to flip several times before coming to a rest on its side in the...

October 10, 2014 - 10:45am
20 weeks 1 day ago

A Muskingum County Sheriff's Deputy is recovering from injuries sustained in a traffic accident.

The accident took place around 1:30am Thursday on Northpointe between Sam's Club and Military Road. 

Zanesville Police said that Deputy Andrew Murphy was traveling west on Northpointe in the thru lane when he collided with a car driven by 51-year-old Pamela Moore. 

Police said that Moore was unfamiliar with the road and though she was in her lane, but had crossed into...

September 29, 2014 - 6:40pm
21 weeks 5 days ago

A bomb threat has been called in to the Somerset Police Department Monday evening on N. Columbus St. 

Somerset police say the caller claimed to have hostages, but the officers on the scene do not believe there are any hostages involved. The Ohio Department of Transportation set up a blockade at 5:30. The State Highway Patrol Special Response Team is on the scene. The Somerset Police Department, the State Highway Patrol and the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office all have responded...

September 1, 2014 - 4:04pm
25 weeks 5 days ago

For the thirteenth consecutive year the Zanesville Olive Garden participated in the company's national campaign to help feed local fire and police stations on Labor Day.

Since 2001 Olive Gardens across the country have been supplying local stations with a free lunch on Labor Day. Two Olive Garden employees delivered lunch to the dispatchers at the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office this afternoon.

"It's something so small, but you're going out of your way to make someone else...

August 5, 2014 - 10:41am
29 weeks 4 days ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office needs your help in locating a missing teen. 

The Sheriff's Office said 16-year-old Josiee Dawn Devlin was last seen on Friday, August 1 around 10:30a.m. on Adamsville Road. She was possibly wearing black shorts with a black and white tank top. 

Devlin is 5'6 and weighs 145lbs with blonde/brown hair and brown eyes. 

She's believed to be in the Zanesville area. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Muskingum...

July 4, 2014 - 2:33pm
34 weeks 1 day ago

A Zanesville man is in custody after leading officers on a chase through three counties Thursday night.

According to the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office, 35-year-old Kacey Weekley had been wanted on arrest warrants for failing to pay child support and falsification. Around 7:00 p.m. Thursday night, Muskingum County Sheriff Deputies attempted to pull over Weekley's vehicle on State Route 146 West that had just been involved in a pursuit with Zanesville Police officers that...

June 27, 2014 - 8:43pm
35 weeks 1 day ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office confirms they have pulled another body from the Muskingum River.

The adult male was found around 8 p.m. Friday evening, just north of Duncan Falls near the State Route 60 side caught up on some trees.

The coroner is on the scene and the body will be transported to Licking County.

At this time, there is no positive identification for the body. The Sheriff's Office will release further details as they become available. 

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