Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Sheriff's Office

November 6, 2012 - 5:57pm
2 years 28 weeks ago

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]...

October 25, 2012 - 4:42am
2 years 30 weeks ago

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...

October 17, 2012 - 12:34pm
2 years 31 weeks ago

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."

The...

October 2, 2012 - 10:22pm
2 years 33 weeks ago

The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office is on the search for a man believed to be behind a string of robberies near Coshocton.

Sheriff's Lieutenant Dean Hettinger said 34-year old Paul Smith of Coshocton is wanted in connection with several daytime home burglaries in Keene Township.

Hettinger said while searching some property, deputies believed Smith was hiding in a house trailer, which lead to the man hunt.

"We did what we call a reverse 9-1-1 or Redhawk, to let the...

September 26, 2012 - 7:59pm
2 years 34 weeks ago

 

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...

September 25, 2012 - 11:22am
2 years 34 weeks ago

A Zanesville motel official  said they'll continue to be on high alert after they fall victim to their second robbery in a week.

Early Tuesday morning, the Super 8 on the West Pike was robbed. Operations Manager for the Ownership Group Larry Limbaugh said the robber got away with a cashbox.

"We have been on high alert. We will continue to do so. We have our typical loss prevention emergency nighttime operating procedures in place, but we'll certainly enhance...

September 3, 2012 - 2:13pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

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...

September 3, 2012 - 10:50am
2 years 37 weeks ago

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...

September 1, 2012 - 4:17pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

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...

August 22, 2012 - 5:46pm
2 years 39 weeks ago

A partnership between the Muskingum County Job and Family Services and the Sheriff's Office is helping to round up those who owe child support.

48 parents were involved in the two-day operation which affected 93 children in Muskingum County.

18 people were found in compliance with their child support cases.

11 bench warrants were issued for those who failed to appear in court and two people were immediately sent to jail following their court appearance.

"This is...

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