ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - According to the Chamber of Commerce, over 130 thousand cars enter Downtown Zanesville every 24 hours. Currently over 180 businesses are located downtown, with more working to relocate to the area every day. The downtown residential life is also growing and many residential property owners tell the ZDA that they have a wait list for their rental units.
The Zanesville Police Department Special Response Team spoke to students at OUZ and Zane State for Public Safety Week.
The team consisting of two snipers, two negotiators, and ten operators. Members were present to answer questions; they also went through a role play scenario to show students what an entry into a barricade or hostage situation consists of.
Members of the Special Response team are required to have 3 years of patrol experience. By speaking with the...
A chain reaction accident on Linden Avenue, caused five cars to collide, sending one person to the hospital and closing a portion of the road for a short time Wednesday afternoon.
Zanesville Police and Fire Departments responded to the scene around 3:30 in front of Terry's Tavern and say a silver Ford truck was traveling south on Linden when it struck a red Geo Tracker. The Tracker then smashed into a gold Saturn. The pile-up continued for two more cars. ZFD Assistant Fire Chief Marty...
The Zanesville Police Department, the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office and the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol targeted an area on Interstate 70 between two music festivals in the area on Thursday and Friday of last week. 157 traffic stops were made.
"We did have six ovi-related arrests, from impaired drivers. We did end up seizing the detail... End up seizing 1,400 dollars in cash. We had two felony drug charges and five misdemeanor drug charges," said Lt...
The Zanesville Police are asking for residents help Tuesday morning.
Lt. Bill Shaw said that two gas station robberies happened within ten minutes of each other.The first at the Starfire at Pine and Pershing at 4:20a.m. In that case a man wearing a blue hoodie with his hood up and pulled tight and light colored blue jeans walked into the store, pretended to have a gun and demanded cash.
When workers wouldn't give him any he knocked over some items and left.