Stories tagged with: Zanesville Police Department

July 13, 2016 - 4:20pm
4 weeks 2 days ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- K-9 Paco joined the Zanesville Police Department back in 2006 as both an apprehensive and drug sniffing dog until retiring in 2014.

He then spent the remainder of his life as a family dog, living with his handler, Patrolman Travis Groves.

Lieutenant Bill Shaw said that they would like to extend the opportunity to the public to come to the police station on Monday, July 18th, at 3 p.m. for a tribute procession for Paco.

“We would like...

July 12, 2016 - 6:08pm
4 weeks 2 days ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- The Zanesville Police Department and Big Brothers Big Sisters are in a partnership with the Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office to work together in the Cal Ripken Foundation’s “Badges For Baseball”.

“We teach the kids teamwork, honesty, and to encourage them to reach they’re full potential,” said Patrolman Chris Andrews, Zanesville Police Department.

Patrolman Chris Andrews said that its important that the...

July 6, 2016 - 7:41pm
7 weeks 3 days ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Zanesville Police Department is saying that 12 cars were vandalized early Wednesday morning.

ZPD Chief Kenneth Miller said it occurred around 3 a.m. this morning in between the 1400 and 1000 block of Wheeling Avenue. Windows in 12 vehicles were broken by some type of blunt object. Chief Miller said the damage appears to have been done from a moving vehicle.

The Zanesville Police Department asks anyone with information to call them at...

June 15, 2016 - 3:45pm
10 weeks 4 days ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Muskingum County Prosecutor's office says that a man has been indicted in connection to a pair of armed robberies that occurred in Zanesville on the same day.

According to Assistant Prosecutor Ron Welch, 24-year-old Zanesville resident Joey J. Valez was indicted Wednesday morning and is facing two counts of aggravated robbery with a firearm specification, two counts of having a weapon while under disability, and theft.

Zanesville...

February 29, 2016 - 3:09pm
25 weeks 6 days ago

A Zanesville man changes his plea in connection to a December shooting on Liberty Street near the Canteen Bar. 

In Muskingum County Common Pleas Court Clarence E. Davis II plead guilty to three counts of felonious assault and one count of tampering with evidence. 

Judge Mark Fleegle ordered a pre-sentence investigation and continued Davis' bond at $1 milion. 

Davis had plead not guilty in December.

Zanesville Police Chief Kenneth Miller said officers...

February 29, 2016 - 2:50pm
25 weeks 6 days ago

A Columbus man accused of firing a shot at the door of the Smiling Goat has been officially charged. 

39-year-old Maurice R. Walker  was charged with two counts each of illegal possession of a firearm in a liquor permit premises and having a weapon under a disability and one count each of felonious assault with a firearm specification, tampering with evidence and violation of a protection order.

Zanesville Police Chief Kenneth Miller said around 12:30 Saturday morning...

February 4, 2016 - 6:00pm
4 weeks 2 days ago

A total of $50,000 in methamphetamine was seized following a month long investigation into a meth operation supplying Muskingum, Licking, and Perry counties.

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office, Zanesville Police Department, and the Central Ohio Drug Task Force seized the meth as well as $21,000, three firearms, and two vehicles. The bust marks the second in the last week where such large amounts of narcotics, money, and firearms were apprehended.

"We're going to continue...

January 26, 2016 - 3:09pm
4 weeks 2 days ago

Zanesville police are cautioning motorists about an intersection they said is becoming increasingly more dangerous.

Police said they have been called to multiple accidents at the intersection of Taylor Street and Dresden Road. And several have involved alcohol.

"The ongoing problem is Taylor at Dresden coming from Linden Avenue. A lot of them are late night accidents. A lot of them are impaired drivers. They are coming up to the intersection going too fast. And failing to...

January 11, 2016 - 4:59am
31 weeks 2 days ago

A Zanesville man charged in connection to a New Year's Eve shooting in Zanesville faced a judge on Monday for an initial hearing. 

In Zanesville Municipal Court, Darrin Wade, bond was continued at $500,000.  Wade faces charges that  include aggravated robbery, felonious assault both with firearm specifications and having a weapon while under a disability. 

A preliminary hearing is set for January 14.

Zanesville Police Chief Kenneth Miller said Wade was...

January 5, 2016 - 4:39am
33 weeks 5 days ago

An area man entered a guilty plea to several charges in connection to explosives found in his vehicle.

41-year-old Anthony Osborn, of Blue Rock, plead guilty in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court to four felony counts of unlawful possession of a dangerous ordinance. 

Four counts of illegal manufacturing or processing of explosives will be dropped at the time of sentencing. 

Judge Kelly Cottrill ordered a pre-sentence investigation in the case and bond was...

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