Stories tagged with: Newark

May 31, 2010 - 1:42pm
5 years 3 days ago

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for information in connection to a burglary at a Newark home where several guns were taken.

The Newark Police Department reports that between April 2nd and April 3rd someone broke into a Dewey Avenue home and stole two shotguns, a revolver, and a rifle.

Anyone with information on this crime is being urged to call the Licking County Crime Stoppers at 740-349-6888 or 1-888-488-9058.


May 25, 2010 - 12:42pm
5 years 1 week ago

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for information on a theft that took place at a home in Newark.

Police report the theft occurred between March 27- 29 on Conley Avenue where hundreds of dollars worth of several tools were stolen from a shed.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact the Licking County Crime Stoppers at 1-888-488-9058 or 740-349-6888.

A special coding system protects the identity of the...

May 11, 2010 - 5:53pm
5 years 3 weeks ago

Starting in the fall, students at the Newark Middle and High Schools will have to follow a dress code.

Monday  night, the Board of Education unanimously approved a new dress code for the 2010/2011 school year.

Newark City Schools Director of Communications Fran Russ says the students will have the choice of wearing khaki or black pants and must wear a polo or oxford shirt that is either white, black, crimson or grey.

Russ says the...

May 6, 2010 - 7:09pm
5 years 4 weeks ago

H.S. Baseball:

Zanesville (23-2): 17 Newark: 1 F/5

WP: Cole Carpenter- 5IP, 6H, 8K

Wade Kaido (Z) 2 2B, 2RBI

Colten Maxwell (Z) HR,4RBI

Cole Hudson (Z) HR, 3RBI

Kurt Young (Z) 2/3, RBI

Zack Pollack (Z) 2/3


Sheridan: 17 West Muskingum: 5


Newark Catholic (7-18): 1 New Albany (15-12): 6...

April 29, 2010 - 4:36pm
5 years 5 weeks ago

A natural gas leak caused some major problems in Newark Thursday.

It happened around 10 a.m.  near the BP Station at Mount Vernon Road and Deo Drive and forced evacuations in that area.

Newark Fire Chief Jack Stickradt says the problem occurred after a natural gas line was struck by construction workers realigning Deo Drive. He says one of the contractors drilled through a high pressure natural gas line , a rather large line around 8" in...

April 17, 2010 - 4:05pm
5 years 6 weeks ago

A knife fight on Newark's South Fifth Street sent one man to the hospital.

Newark Police Sergeant Dave Haren says the fight broke out around 2:50 a.m. Friday morning. He says it allegedy began after someone threw bricks or stones at a house. Around eight to twelve people saw the fight and two people were injured. One man was taken to Licking Memorial Hospital with a severe cut. Sergeant Haren says detectives are working the case, but no arrests have been made yet.

April 9, 2010 - 4:35pm
5 years 7 weeks ago

A Newark man accused of taking part in a fatal stabbing last August is found competent to stand trial.

According to court documents, a hearing took place in Licking County Common Pleas Court on Thursday where a ruling was made that 46-year-old William Withem is competent to stand trial.

Withem is charged with aggravated murder, murder and aggravated burglary in connection with the death of John Stouffer.

The 25-year-old Stouffer was...

April 8, 2010 - 3:45pm
5 years 8 weeks ago

Authorities have released the name of the man killed in a fire Wednesday in Newark.

According to the Licking County Coroner's Office 37-year-old Eric Gerstner died of carbon monoxide poisoning. Sergeant Scott Snow with the Newark Police Department said the fire broke out shortly after 5 a.m. Wednesday morning in an apartment at 425 Mount Vernon Road. After firefighters extinguished the blaze they found the body.

The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating. Spokesman Shane...

April 1, 2010 - 7:09pm
5 years 9 weeks ago

H.S. Baseball:

Newark (0-2): 1

Zanesville (4-0): 11  F/6

WP: Colten Maxwell- 5IP, 2H, 1R, 4K

Colten Maxwell (Z) 1B, 2B, 2R

Shane Biles (Z) 2B, 2RBI

Zack Pollack (Z) RBI

Michael Lynn (Z) RBI

Austin Miller (Z) 2RBI


Crooksville: 6

Maysville: 9

WP: Billy Trout- 7IP, 4K, 4ER, 8H

Billy Trout (M)...

February 22, 2010 - 2:17pm
5 years 14 weeks ago

A Newark man receives a sentence of 19 years to life in prison in connection with a murder last summer.

According to court documents, 34-year-old William Snyder appeared in Licking County Common Pleas Court Monday where he pleaded guilty to aggravated murder, murder and aggravated burglary.

Snyder was arrested along with four co-defendents last August in connection with the stabbing death of 25-year-old John Stouffer.

Earlier this month...

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