Stories tagged with: Sheriff Lutz

June 25, 2014 - 5:32pm
2 weeks 1 day ago

Day 2 of the search for the missing men in the river has been unsuccessful so far.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) says the Zanesville and Falls Township Fire Departments along with helicopters from the Highway Patrol and the Division of Wildlife were working the river.

Jason Latchic, Area Supervisor for the ODNR, and Division of Watercraft Cambridge Field Office says, "We have a boat going upstream that is running sidescan sonar unit to try to look for any...

March 10, 2014 - 3:46pm
17 weeks 4 days ago

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz announces the details of a series of drug raids.

The Muskingum County Sheriff's office and Zanesville Police Department's joint drug task force searched the mini storage units on Greenhouse Road on Monday in connection to a drug raid on 1238 Melrose Avenue on Friday. During the raid on Friday a resident at the home, Jamie Mayle was taken into custody.

"He is currently locked up on four different felony counts of trafficking methamphetamine...

February 22, 2014 - 7:23pm
19 weeks 6 days ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office and the Zanesville Police Department joined forces to combat drug distribution in our area.

the five member joint drug task force raided two Zanesville residences earlier on Saturday, one at 626 Convers Avenue and the other located at 1102 Sharon Avenue.

"Both search warrants were a result of investigations over the last few months, both houses have been on our radar as well as both suspects. We took a male into custody here on converse...

September 28, 2013 - 5:27pm
40 weeks 6 days ago

An annual fundraiser brought local law enforcement agencies and fire departments together for a good cause.

Saturday, at Riverside Park the 6th annual Guns and Hoses Tournament took place.This year, the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office, Muskingum County Juvenile Detention Center and ZPD played for the guns, while Falls Township, Adamsville and Dresden Fire Departments all played for the hoses in a friendly round of softball. The money raised at the competition will go to the Muskingum...

November 5, 2009 - 7:55pm
4 years 35 weeks ago


A Zanesville man is in custody after a drug bust.   Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says deputies arrested 4 people Tuesday afternoon at the corner of 7th and Elberon Streets on drug charges. Three were released, but 25 year old Timothy James Thomas is charged with 3 counts of trafficing drugs and three counts of possession of drugs.

"The arrest comes after narcotics were sold to undercover agents with our Sheriff's office and the Central Ohio Drug Task Force...

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