Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Sheriff's Office

September 1, 2014 - 5:04pm
47 weeks 3 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 - 11:41am
51 weeks 3 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 - 3:33pm
1 year 3 weeks 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 - 9:43pm
1 year 4 weeks 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. 

June 27, 2014 - 6:12pm
1 year 4 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help identifying a man found in the Muskingum River Friday afternoon.

According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, around 1:00 p.m. the body of a white, middle-aged male with dark hair, a mustache and a goatee was recovered from the river. The man had no identification on him. Officials are hoping some distinctive features will help lead to discovering his identity.

"The following tattoos were found,...

June 13, 2014 - 4:41am
1 year 6 weeks ago

 The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office said they have apprehended a suspect in a gas station robbery.

Sheriff Matt Lutz said just after 2:00 a.m. deputies learned that the Duke and Dutchess in Frazeysburg had been robbed. Lutz said a suspect is now in custody. 

The Sheriff said it’s possible the suspect in Friday's robbery could be connected to other Duke and Dutchess robberies in the county.

May 12, 2014 - 2:31am
1 year 11 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office confirms a fatal motorcycle accident on State Route 60 Sunday night.

The road was closed between Fulton Lane & Airy View Drive, but has since reopened.

Officals are not releasing any additional information at this time. We will have more details as they become available.

May 6, 2014 - 4:57am
1 year 12 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office investigates what they consider a suspicious death. 

Sheriff Matt Lutz said that around 10:50p.m. Monday the sheriff's office received a call in reference to an unresponsive female at 6677 McCaslin Road. 

When deputies arrived they found the body of a 25-year-old female, deceased. Sheriff Lutz said detectives are investigating the case as a homicide. 

The sheriff reports detectives do have a person of interest and a...

March 5, 2014 - 11:52am
1 year 21 weeks ago

Tornado sirens sound throughout the state as part of severe weather awareness week.

In Muskingum County the sheriff's office dispatch center sets off the sirens as part of the test. The dispatch center can sound sirens for the entire county or certain portions.

"It's like everything else you seldom need it but you want to make sure when you need it it works," said Sheriff Matt Lutz. "It's kind of like back up generator your always want to try it before you...

January 31, 2014 - 6:43pm
1 year 25 weeks ago

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says after a long term investigation his deputies raided two homes on Bailey Street in connection to drugs.

The sheriff says after obtaining search warrants, deputies from his office and the Guernsey County Special Response Team searched both residences Friday evening. Resulting in three people being taken in custody for questioning.

"We did take one individual in custody from the house over there and a male and a female in custody from...

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