Stories tagged with: Officer Involved Shooting

October 27, 2015 - 4:20pm
15 weeks 4 hours ago

The girlfriend of Arthur West, the Zanesville man who was killed in a standoff with sheriff's deputies Saturday night, is speaking out for the first time.

Sabrina Wofter said she decided to speak to the media after finding what she believes are several inaccuracies in the Muskingum County Sheriff's Report. Despite what was stated in the initial report, Wofter said the incident never appeared to be a hostage situation. She also said she does not believe West broke the upstairs window to...

October 27, 2015 - 9:57am
15 weeks 8 hours ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is releasing the name of a man who was killed in a standoff with sheriff's deputies Saturday night.

Sheriff Matt Lutz said the man is identified as Arthur Wayne West Jr. West has an extensive criminal history. A statement from Lutz shows he has been convicted of criminal trespassing, criminal damaging, phone harassment and underage consumption. He has also been previously convicted of disorderly conduct and a violation of a protection order. His...

October 25, 2015 - 4:44pm
15 weeks 2 days ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is releasing more details into an overnight officer-involved shooting that left one man dead.

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz said that shortly after 10:30 p.m. Saturday, the Sheriff's Office received several 911 calls from a female reporting a domestic dispute at 2880 Pinkerton Road in South Zanesville. According to Lutz, the woman told police her live-in boyfriend was armed and threatening her and her children. As Sheriff's deputies arrived on...

March 27, 2013 - 3:21am
2 years 45 weeks ago

The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office is releasing few details of an officer involved shooting.

Sheriff Timothy Rogers said the incident took place at 10:09 p.m. Tuesday night.

As a result one officer and one suspect were transported from the scene by Coshocton County EMS to Coshocton Memorial Hospital.

BCI&I has been called in and will handle the investigation.

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