The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is collecting items to deliver to those impacted by Hurricane Sandy.
The idea to help the people hit hardest by the storm came from June's weather that left thousands in our area and Ohio without power. Deputy Jay Lawhorne remembers the help he received and those who came to his rescue when he was without power . Now he and others want to return the favor.
"There's a storm coming through supposedly [Tuesday] or [Wednesday]...
A high speed pursuit through two counties ends with one person being transported to the hospital.
Muskingum County Sheriff's Deputies said it began around midnight Thursday when they were attempting to stop a 2002 Toyota on State Route 40 east of Zanesville for a traffic offense.
The driver of the vehicle, Ann Johnson of Zanesville, then lead deputies along US 40 and then onto I-70 eastbound, traveling into Guernsey County, where they State Highway Patrol and Guernsey County...
A routine drug search takes place at Zanesville City Schools.
Wednesday, the Zanesville Police and Muskingum County Sheriff's Office took part in a search of lockers and cars at Zanesville High and Middle Schools. Three K-9's swept the building and parking lot for any traces of drugs.
"The dogs did hit on a couple of cars," explained Student Services Coordinator Kevin Appleman. "We did find a little bit of residue, but nothing to alarm anyone about."
Shortly before 6 p.m. Wednesday evening emergency crews were called to a one car rollover crash on Dietz Lane.
According to Muskingum County Sheriff's Office Deputy Swope, a man driving a white Chevy Blazer went of the right side of the roadway and then overcorrected, causing the vehicle to roll twice near Ellerman Road.
The driver, who was the only person in the vehicle, suffered only minor injuries. Deputy...
The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office responded to a man threatening harm to himself and others.
Sunday evening around 8:30 the Sheriff's Office received a call regarding a man threatening his neighbors with a gun on Main Street in Roseville. Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to the home. The man also made comments that he was going to burn the house down and threatened to hurt himself. He then barricaded himself in the home with a large knife. Deputies entered the home with...
The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for help in regards to a suspicious death.
The body of 50 year old Lance A. Hoopes was found on the sidewalk of his residence at 1327 Coopermill Road on Saturday morning at about 7 a.m. The Muskingum County Coroner's examination revealed his death was not natural.
"Right now, the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is treating this case as a homicide until we can find more details about this investigation," said...
The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a man who was found in the front yard of a home Saturday morning.
Sgt. Matt McCauley said the body of a 50-year-old man was found in the 1300 block of Coopermill Road. He said an investigation is underway, but the cause of death appears to be accidental at this time.
The man's name is not being released until his family is notified. McCauley said County Coroner Perry Kalis ordered an autopsy and the body will be...