Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Sheriff's Office

January 21, 2015 - 4:10pm
1 year 2 weeks ago

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,...

January 8, 2015 - 5:20pm
1 year 4 weeks ago

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...

December 10, 2014 - 4:25pm
1 year 8 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is searching for this week's most wanted suspect.

36-year-old Justin Alexander is wanted on a felony warrant for charges of burglary with a firearm specification and a repeat violent offender specification, having a weapon while under a disability and theft.

Alexander is described as being 6'1", weighs 180 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

Authorities say Alexander has a history of violent tendencies.

If you have...

December 5, 2014 - 4:02pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

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

Jamie Lee Mayle, 29, is wanted on a bench warrant for failure to abide by the conditions of his bond. He's described as being 5'10", around 117 pounds, with black hair and blue eyes. He also has tattoos on his back and both arms.

Mayle's last known address is 28 Cemetery Avenue in Zanesville. If you see him, you should not confront or attempt to detain him. Anyone with...

December 3, 2014 - 9:09am
1 year 9 weeks ago

This Sunday friends of Adam Shinn will gather to raise money for family he left behind. 

The 26-year-old was killed Monday while deer hunting. The money raised through the spaghetti dinner fundraiser will go to his family. 

The meal includes spaghetti, salad, breadstick and drink for $5. Take out will be available. The dinner will take place at the Adamsville Fire House from 11:30-2pm Sunday, December 7. 

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office said Shinn...

December 2, 2014 - 10:19am
1 year 9 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources said that the victim of an apparent hunting accident has passed away. 

The victim is identified as 26-year-old Adam Shinn. Monday afternoon emergency officials responded to a wooded area near 5475 French Road for a reported shooting. Muskingum County Sheriff's Lt. Mike Lococq said at the time Shinn was shot in the chest and transported to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital, unresponsive. 

An ODNR spokesperson said that the on-going...

November 20, 2014 - 4:16pm
1 year 11 weeks 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
1 year 13 weeks 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
1 year 14 weeks 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
1 year 16 weeks 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...

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