Two Zanesville men charged in connection with a drug bust last month were arraigned in court Wednesday.
According to the Muskingum County Prosecutor's Office, 28-year-old Codey Starkey and 33-year-old Jason Tate both pleaded not guilty to charges of possession of drugs, receiving stolen property, and having a weapon while under a disability.
Starkey and Tate were arrested on July 26th after the Muskingum County Sheriff's Special Response Team conducted a...
The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office and the EPA has opened up an investigation to find out who is dumping computers and TV's in recycling bins across the county.
"It's happened four times this week," said Robert Reiter of the SEO Joint Solid Waste Management District. "These trailers were pulled in and somebody had dumped a significant amount of, actually an overwhelming amount of catheter 8 tubes from computer monitors and televisions inside those recycling trailers....
A former Muskingum County Sheriff was laid to rest Tuesday afternoon after fearlessly battling lung cancer and emphysema.
Bernie Gibson became the sheriff in 1977 and after being re-elected four times, held office longer than any other sheriff. Tuesday morning, there was a funeral service at William Thompson and Son Funeral Home followed by a burial at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Stovertown where there was a 21 gun salute and a flag folding ceremony.
Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz said two Muskingum County residents face significant jail time after they went on a county-wide crime spree.
Sheriff Lutz said 26-year-old Jason Wheeler and 23-year-old Laci Huffman began their crimes on July 7th. He said they hit eight different locations from Gratiot to Blue Rock stealing two vehicles, license plates, electronics and other items. One of their last crimes was kicking open the door of a home near Chandlersville.
The Muskingum County Sheriff's office is investigating the drowning of a two year child from the Akron area. The incident happened at a camping site off of Stillwell Road in Muskingum County's Cass Township.
A 911 call came into the Sheriff's office at around 8 pm and crews responded to the area at that time. The Sheriff's office said that the investigation is still ongoing at this time, and the name of the family and the child are not being released. WHIZ will bring you up to date...