Stories tagged with: Perry County Sheriff's Office

April 8, 2015 - 7:06am
16 weeks 2 days ago

Top stories for Wednesday, April 8, 2015:

New Trucks for Zanesville Street Department

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - For the first time in 12 years, the City of Zanesville has purchased two new trucks with 11 foot stainless steel beds. Mayor Jeff Tilton and Street Superintendent, Jeff Shook, say the purchase of the trucks is part of a larger project of revamping the city's equipment and making the street department more efficient.

New Program at Zane...

March 27, 2015 - 3:16pm
17 weeks 6 days ago

A Junction City man has been arrested on drug charges following a sting operation.

On March 23rd the Perry County Sheriff’s Office and the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force arrested 45-year-old James C. Hanning for Illegal Assembly or Possession of Chemicals for the Manufacturing of Methamphetamine. As part of the sting operation, Hanning was followed from Junction City to Buckeye Valley Road where he was stopped by sheriff’s deputies.  

The sheriff's...

March 25, 2015 - 7:34am
18 weeks 2 days ago

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Licking County Crime Stoppers

LICKING COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Licking County Crime Stoppers are offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in the misuse of credit and debit cards.The skimmed numbers were used to purchase over $2,200 dollars in items at various retail stores and restaurants in Ohio and Kentucky. Anyone with information is urged to call the Licking County Crime...

March 22, 2015 - 4:02pm
18 weeks 4 days ago

The Perry County Sheriff's Office made another methamphetamine bust this past week. 

On Friday March 20, Perry County Sheriff's deputies and Agents with the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force attempted to locate 35-year-old Ginger Keith-Tittle who was wanted on outstanding arrest warrants for illegal manufacturing of drugs, illegal possession of drugs and the illegal assembly or production of chemicals to produce drugs. When officials arrived at 3620 Irish Road in Corning,...

March 18, 2015 - 7:41am
19 weeks 2 days ago

Top Stories for Wednesday, March 18, 2015:

Death Under Investigation

PERRY COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Crooksville Police Department was called to a possible homicide at a home on Washington Street. Authorities report that the call came in as a dead on arrival. The Bureau of Criminal Investigation has been called to the scene.

Pothole Fixes

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Zanesville Public Service Department has seven road crews...

March 18, 2015 - 5:44am
19 weeks 2 days ago

The Perry County Sheriff's Office reports that the Crooksville Police Department were called to a home on Washington Street in the village.

Authorities report that the call came in as a dead on arrival. Right now, the death is under investigation as they try and determine if it's a possible homicide case. Police say it appears a woman was beaten to death. The Bureau of Crimininal Investigation has been called to the scene.

We'll bring you more as it becomes available.


December 24, 2014 - 8:42am
31 weeks 2 days ago

Here are the top 5 stories to start your day:

Suspicious Death Investigation

PERRY COUNTY, OH. (WHIZ) - The Perry County Sheriffs Office is investigating a suspicious death. Investigators said deputies and agents from the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation were at a home at 66 East Lake Street in Roseville Tuesday.

Secret Santa Theft

CAMBRIDGE, OH. (WHIZ) - The Cambridge Police Department said two residents attempted to steal a...

December 12, 2014 - 6:31am
33 weeks 1 hour ago

 The Perry County Sheriff's Office releases the name of the man charged in connection to a meth bust this week. 

According to the Sheriff's Office 28-year-old Gary C. Gardner Junior, of Roseville, was charged with one count of manufacturing methamphetamine with a juvenile specification.  The charge is a felony of the first degree. 

The Sheriff's Office said Gardner is set to appear before Judge Dean Wilson Friday, December 12 for a bond hearing. 


December 9, 2014 - 10:50pm
33 weeks 2 days ago

Perry County Sheriff's Deputies and Agents with the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force executed a search warrant Tuesday at 10185 Township Road 57 in Roseville.

During the search, agents located an active methamphetamine lab on the property along with other drug manufacturing equipment. Authorities said there was evidence found that suggested that meth was being produced at this location for some time.

Agents also found a 2-year-old and an 11-year-old child present at the...

November 25, 2014 - 11:39pm
35 weeks 2 days ago

Five more people have been indicted in connection with a year long meth lab investigation in Perry County.

Seven others have already been indicted in the case. According to the Perry County Sheriff's Office, the indictments announced Tuesday include 27-year-old Sierra A. King , 26-year-old Kayla A. Simon, 29-year-old Ricky L. Simon, and 54-year-old Harold L. Gardner, all of New Lexington. Also indicted was 39-year-old Matthew A. Webb of Newark.

All are facing charges of...

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