Stories tagged with: Newark Police Department

February 23, 2013 - 6:34pm
2 years 8 weeks ago

Licking County authorities now know what caused the death of a woman found in a ravine in Newark.

Authorities said that the death was accidental. The Licking County coroner said that Martha Darner died after falling and breaking her neck.

Two children discovered 44-year-old Darner's body on Friday at about 6 p.m. under a bridge along State Route 79.

The medical examiner said that there was no sign of any kind of assault.

According to the coroner, Darner fell sometime...

January 5, 2013 - 3:35pm
2 years 14 weeks ago

Authorities in Licking County search for any information regarding a November home burglary.

Newark Police said that on November 22 a suspect or suspects broke into a home in the 700 block of Mt. Vernon Road and stole electronics and jewelry from the home.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Licking County Crime Stoppers at (740) 349-6888. Up to $1,000 is being offered for anyone providing information that leads to an arrest.

July 9, 2012 - 4:17am
2 years 40 weeks ago

An award is being offered to anyone with information into a robbery at a Newark bar.

The incident took place around closing time at the Blue Raccoon Bar on West Church Street on May 18th.

Newark Police reported that three unknown men robbed the establishment at gunpoint.

The bar's owner and two patrons were inside at the time.

The suspects got away with cash from the bar and patrons as well as some personal items.

The suspects are described as three black males...

April 10, 2012 - 10:38pm
3 years 1 week ago

A Junction City man is accused of robberies in three states.

According to the Newark Police Department, 21-year-old Nikolas Evans was arrested Tuesday in connection with several aggravated robberies. Authorities say Evans provided a taped confession where he admitted to four robberies.

The first was March 16th at the Stop Mart on Mt. Vernon Road in Newark. The second robbery occurred March 25th at the Circle K on Church Street in Newark. Then on April 2nd, authorities say...

June 13, 2011 - 3:56pm
3 years 44 weeks ago

Newark Detectives are searching every angle to find a missing woman and her 4 year-old son.

 "I would like to say, Sara, no matter what the issues are, problems are, we can figure them out, we can work them out. " Chris Apple cried out to his family.

His missing wife and son.... Sara Apple and her son, Max, were last seen Thursday night. Her husband says he got a text, that she would be staying at her mother's house. But she never showed up......

April 4, 2011 - 5:10am
4 years 2 weeks ago

The Newark Police report they're searching for a suspect or suspects involved in a theft from an apartment complex in Newark.

Police report that sometime between February 25-28 someone broke into the storage sheds at Hoover Garden Apartments in the 200 block of Eddy Street and stole several tools including extension ladders and miscellaneous tools.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Licking County Crimestoppers at (740) 349-6888 or 1-888-488-9058.

A $1,000 reward...

October 21, 2010 - 12:03pm
4 years 26 weeks ago

Federal funding is bringing jobs to one area police department.

The Newark Police Department held a press conference Thursday morning to announce $400,000 in federal funding. Newark Police Chief Steven Sarver said it's just in time.

"We are currently three officers below what we should have and we're about to lose two more before the end of the year through retirement and that puts the safety of the public at risk. So we applied for the grant to get the additional...

July 30, 2010 - 8:01pm
4 years 37 weeks ago

Police in Newark respond to a home on West National Drive after receiving a call that gun shots were fired.

At 2:40p.m. the Newark Police Department was called to 109 West National Drive.

"Received a call of a man with a gun and then shortly after that there was a call for shots fired. One of our neighborhood impact officers was in the area. He responded quickly to the scene," says Sergeant Darrin Logan of the Newark Police Department.  

The man shot was 22-...

July 28, 2010 - 4:41am
4 years 38 weeks ago

Newark Police search for those responsible in the theft of a camper.

Police said that last Thursday, July 22, around 11pm an older model two tone Chevy Blazer drove into the small business complex behind the Wendy's Restaurant on Dayton Road.

Forty-five minutes later authorities say that same vehicle was seen on video pulling a 27-foot Airstream Camper out of the complex.

A camper they stole.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Licking County Crime Stopper at...

January 29, 2010 - 8:40am
5 years 11 weeks ago

Authorities in Licking County capture a prisoner who escaped Thursday night.

The Licking County Sheriff's Office along with Newark Police found Joshua Homan a little after 7am Friday morning. Officials say the prisoner was being transported through Licking County on his way to Tuscarawas County when he escaped near Dayton Road.

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