Stories tagged with: Robbery

April 9, 2012 - 4:13pm
3 years 16 weeks ago

A Zanesville man was sentenced Monday in connection with a purse snatching incident at a local grocery store that left two women hurt.

25-year-old Frank Mihelich Jr. appeared in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court where he was sentenced by Judge Mark Fleegle to three years in prison on a robbery charge.

Police say on January 11th, mihelich stole a 64-year-old woman's purse. She recieved minor injuries as did a 37-year-old woman who tried to help the...

March 27, 2012 - 12:45pm
3 years 18 weeks ago

The Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in a robbery in Newark.

Newark Police say on Sunday around 7:20 p.m., a white male walked into the Circle "k" convenient store on West Church Street and robbed the clerk of an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect is described as around 5'5" to 5'9" in height with a stocky build and possibly in his twenties.

March 7, 2012 - 2:23pm
3 years 21 weeks ago

A Zanesville man charged with a robbery at the Pick 'N Save  on Howard Street was arraigned in court Wednesday.

48-year-old Jeffrey Johnson appeared in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court where he pleaded not guilty to two felony counts of aggravated robbery.

Zanesville Police Detective Sgt.  Ric Roush says on February 24th Johnson stole several items from the store.

He says before fleeing the store, Johnson pulled out a knife and...

February 27, 2012 - 11:42am
3 years 22 weeks ago

Zanesville police said they have made an arrest in connection with a robbery at Pick ‘N Save on Howard Street. Detective Sergeant Ric Roush said 48-year-old Jeffrey Johnson of Zanesville is in the City Jail on two counts of aggravated robbery. Roush said Friday, around 6:45 p.m., officers were called to the grocery store after a suspect pulled a knife and threatened two employees.

"At the time the two employees were approaching him, the suspect did pull out a knife, and...

February 13, 2012 - 11:19pm
3 years 24 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is on the lookout for a suspect involved in an attempted robbery.

Sheriff Matt Lutz said that around 8 p.m. on Monday a woman walked into the BP gas station in Duncan Falls and threatened the clerks working there.  He said she told the employees that she had a pipe bomb underneath her jacket.  Lutz said he's unsure if the woman stole anything from the store.  No one was harmed, and the woman fled the scene before deputies arrived....

February 9, 2012 - 11:51pm
3 years 24 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department is searching for a man who robbed a Papa John's at gunpoint Thursday night.

According to Lt. Tony Coury, the robbery occurred at 1434 Maple Avenue shortly before 10 p.m.

Lt. Coury says a man walked into the store with a firearm and demanded cash. Once the clerk handed over the money the suspect fled on foot.

A Muskingum County Sheriff's Office K-9 was brought in and was able to track the suspect to Van Horn Avenue before the trail was lost...

January 11, 2012 - 10:58pm
3 years 29 weeks ago

Bystanders at a Zanesville grocery store help police nab a robbery suspect authorities say injured two women.

According to Lt. Tony Coury with the Zanesville Police Department, a man grabbed a woman's purse in the parking lot of the Pick-N-Save on Howard Street around 3:30 Wednesday afternoon. Coury says in the struggle for the purse the victim was injured.

Several bystanders who witnessed the attack attempted to stop the suspect. One woman even jumped in the...

November 29, 2011 - 4:40pm
3 years 35 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office needs help after a weekend robbery. Detective Mike Ryan says it happened Saturday at the Speedway gas station at 3170 Maple Avenue. Ryan says the robber is described as a white male; around 5 feet 8 inches tall with a thin build. He was wearing a tan or yellowish pull-over hoodie that had dark writing on the front and the sleeves cut off. Under the hoodie was a dark long sleeve shirt with two white stripes. The robber was also wearing light...

November 10, 2011 - 12:20pm
3 years 37 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department is releasing pictures of a suspect from this week’s robbery at the Duke and Duchess in Zanesville. It happened Wednesday morning around 5:30 at the store at the intersection of Maple and Forest Avenues. Detective Sergeant Ric Roush says a lone suspect walked in and demanded cash from the clerk. Roush describes the bandit was a white male around 5-feet-six inches tall and between 150 and 170 pounds. He was wearing a dark hoodie with the hood pulled up, a...

November 7, 2011 - 5:17pm
3 years 38 weeks ago

A McConnelsville man is sentenced in connection with a Duncan Falls bank robbery this past spring.

36-year-old Robert Hill appeared in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court Monday where he was sentenced to five years in prison.

Hill was charged with robbing the Citizen's National Bank in May of this year.

According to the Prosecutor's Office, Hill plans to appeal his sentence.

He is also facing charges in connection with a...

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