Stories tagged with: Newark Police Department

September 29, 2015 - 10:48am
38 weeks 6 days ago

The Newark Police Department is searching for a suspect in connection to his involvement in a series of home invasion style robberies. 

20-year-old Henry Simpson is an African American male, 5'11 inches tall, weighing around 155 pounds. He has ties to both the Newark and Columbus areas. 

He's believed to have participated with others in forcing or attempting to force his way into residences for the purpose of theft. In each case he was armed with a firearm and the...

September 15, 2015 - 8:52pm
40 weeks 6 days ago

The Licking County Crime Stoppers are offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in gun thefts in Newark.

The Newark Division of Police reports that on Monday August 24th, suspect(s) stole a revolver from a car parked at an apartment complex on Westmoor Avenue.

On Thursday September 3rd, suspect(s) entered a home on the first block of Charles Street and stole a shotgun, a Glock and two handguns.

Anyone with information on these crimes is...

June 17, 2015 - 8:32am
1 year 1 week ago

A Tuesday afternoon injury accident in Newark remains under investigation. 

Newark Police reported that a vehicle driven by Jonathan Grigsby of Newark, was stopped at the light on East Main Street at North Cedar Street when his vehicle was struck by a Chevrolet Monte Carlo driven by Steven Short, also of Newark. 

Short's vehicle then struck a pole on the southwest side of the intersection. This caused Grigsby's vehicle to slide sideways facing southbound while...

June 13, 2015 - 8:47pm
1 year 2 weeks ago

A husband and wife are being held at the Licking County Justice Center on charges of Aggravated Robbery.

Newark Police report that a man entered the Park National Bank on Granville Road Friday morning. According to police, Wilson handed the teller a note demanding money. The teller complied and Brent exited the bank. Authorities say he entered a car allegedly driven by a female accomplice. 

After receiving witness description of both subjects and the vehicle, detectives...

May 14, 2015 - 7:16am
1 year 6 weeks ago

Top stories for Thursday, May 14, 2015:

Newark Police Officers Honored

NEWARK, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Newark Police Department's bravery and hard work was honored Wednesday afternoon at the Midland Theater. Jarrod Conley was awarded the Medal of Valor, which hasn't been awarded in over 25 years.

Bella Donna Leather Grand Opening

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - Bella Donna Leather, on Putnam Ave., will be holding it's grand opening next Friday,...

May 11, 2015 - 3:53am
1 year 7 weeks ago

The Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up a $1,000 reward into information that leads to an arrest in a home burglary. 

Newark Police said on April 16 sometime between 3:15-4pm a suspect or suspects forced open a door at a home in the 200 block of Crimson Drive and stole over 150 pieces of jewelry valued at around $8,000.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Licking County Crime Stoppers at (740) 349-6888.




April 30, 2015 - 7:15am
1 year 8 weeks ago

Top stories for Thursday, April 30, 2015.

Heather Bowers in Court

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - 24-year-old Heather Bowers was in court Wednesday and entered a not guilty plea to two counts of aggravated vehicular homicide, four counts of aggravated vehicular assault, and two counts of operating a vehicle under the influence. Judge Fleegle continued bowers bond as set at 100 thousand dollars.

Swearing-in Ceremony


March 12, 2015 - 8:58pm
1 year 15 weeks ago

The Licking County Crime Stoppers are offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in a home burglary in Newark.

The Newark Police Department reports on Feb. 19, 2015 between 4:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. a suspect or suspects broke into a home in the 600 block of Hollander St. and stole multiple items including numerous firearms. The stolen guns include vintage firearms, semiautomatic rifles and Smith and Wesson revolvers and pistols.


December 17, 2014 - 10:22pm
1 year 27 weeks ago

The Licking County Crime Stoppers are offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in a home burglary in Newark in which a number of guns were reported stolen.

The Newark Police Department reports between Nov. 15-16 suspect(s) entered the home located in the first block of S. 27th St. and stole ten guns including a Calico Liberty 9mm with 5 clips and a HiPoint 9mm with scope and 6 clips.

Anyone with information on this crime is urged to...

October 29, 2014 - 4:02am
1 year 34 weeks ago

Newark Police Department seeks information into the theft and unauthorized use of a credit card. 

Authorities said sometime between September 25-26 a suspect or suspects entered an attached garage at a home in the 200 block of Merchant Street and stole a purse out of a vehicle. 

Surveillance video then shows two white males using a credit card from that purse at an ATM and a convenience store. 

Anyone with information into this cases is urged to call the...

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