Stories tagged with: Robbery

September 27, 2010 - 4:38pm
4 years 26 weeks ago

The Licking County Sheriff's Office is investigating the afternoon robbery of the Brownsville Country Store on National Road in Brownsville.

According to the Sheriff's Office, around 1:30 Monday a short, white male walked through the front door of the Country Store with his face covered. He walked behind the counter, pushed a female clerk out of the way, and then fled with cash. A witness says he may have left in a light tan full-sized van.

The clerk was not injured. No other...

September 15, 2010 - 5:50pm
4 years 28 weeks ago

A Zanesville man is charged in connection with the robbery of a gas station on the West Pike.

24-year-old Hunter McNerney faces one count of aggravated robbery with a firearm specification and one count of theft.

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says the suspect allegedly went into the Exxon Gas Station with a mask and an assault-style riffle around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday.

"We've always had drive-offs of gas. It's a little more brazen to walk in a store with a gun....

August 4, 2010 - 5:15pm
4 years 34 weeks ago

A 38-year-old man pleads guilty to his involvement in a May 21st robbery at the Valero Gas Station on West Main Street in Zanesville.

Kevin Chandler was in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court this morning and pled guilty to one count of robbery, one count of theft, and one count of possession of criminal tools. Judge Cottrill ordered a pre-sentence investigation and continued Chandler's bond at $75,000.

A Valero employee reported the gas station had been robbed back in May by a...

July 18, 2010 - 9:27pm
4 years 36 weeks ago

A local organization wants your help in solving a Newark robbery, and it's offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information on this crime.

The police department reports that two suspects stole a woman's purse on Everett Avenue around five a.m. on June 23rd and then fled in a vehicle.

Both suspects are described as black men between the ages of 20 and 30. They are believed to be between 5'6"and 6' tall. One of the suspects was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and...

July 14, 2010 - 5:21pm
4 years 37 weeks ago

Two robberies occurred early this morning in Zanesville, one at the Econo Lodge bar on North Seventh Street, and the other at the Duke and Duchess on Blue Avenue.

The Town House Pub, attached to the Econo Lodge was robbed around 2:30 in the morning.

According to Mike Baker, Captain of the Zanesville Police Department, "an employee was closing and had money out on the counter, the place was all locked up, all the customers had left, when a masked man appeared, she gave him...

July 14, 2010 - 5:53am
4 years 37 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department is investigating a robbery that happened over night.


Police tell WHIZ News the Econo Lodge on North Seventh Street was robbed around 2:30 Wednesday morning.

One of the employees reported they were closing out the bar and didn't think anyone was there when a man came out of no where, wearing a mask, and took the money they were counting on the bar and ran.

Police are still investigating.

June 23, 2010 - 5:23am
4 years 40 weeks ago

Zanesville Police investigate the early morning robbery of the Duke BP Gas Station at Maple Avenue and Brandywine Boulevard.

Authorities said that around 3 Wednesday morning a white male, wearing a black shirt and jeans came into the station, indicated he had a weapon and robbed the store.

He then fled in a light colored vehicle. Police say no one was hurt and officers are still investigating.

Anyone with information should call the Zanesville Police Department at (740) 455...

June 17, 2010 - 10:47am
4 years 41 weeks ago

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for information on an armed robbery at a Newark restaurant.

Newark Police report that on May 23 around 9:50 a.m. a male suspect robbed the Subway on North 21st Street.

Police say the suspect brandished a large revolver type handgun and demanded money from the two female clerks.

The suspect fled on foot with an undetermined amount of cash.

The suspect is described as a white male, between 20-25 years...

May 25, 2010 - 7:21pm
4 years 44 weeks ago

The Heath Police Department is investigating an afternoon robbery at a PNC Bank Branch on Hebron Road.

Police Chief Tony Shepherd says his department received an alert of an activated hold-up alarm around 12:15 p.m.

When one of his patrolmen was en route to the scene, he says a customer who witnessed the crime called in to give a description of the get-a-way car.

"We're looking for a late model Subaru station wagon, silver in color. Now, the person that entered...

May 21, 2010 - 4:15pm
4 years 44 weeks ago

A suspect is under arrest for a Friday afternoon robbery in Zanesville.

According to Zanesville Police Det. Sgt. Ric Roush, around 12:45 p.m. officers were called to a robbery at the Valero gas station on West Main Street. A Valero employee reported he had been robbed by a black male brandishing a weapon.

The suspect fled on foot and Roush says 10 minutes after the robbery officers arrested 38-year-old Kevin Chandler.

Chandler has been charged with one count of second-...

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