Stories tagged with: Zanesville Police Department

February 4, 2016 - 5:00pm
5 days 3 hours 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 - 2:09pm
2 weeks 3 hours 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 - 3:59am
2 weeks 5 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 - 3:39am
5 weeks 18 hours 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...

January 5, 2016 - 3:29am
5 weeks 17 hours ago

A Columbus man's court case in Muskingum County can move forward after a hearing Monday in Common Pleas Court. 

In front of Judge Mark Fleegle, both the Muskingum County Prosecutor's Office and Nicholas Hale's attorney agreed to the evaluation report of the Forensic Diagnostic Center of District Nine Incorporated.

The report shows that Hale is competent to stand trial.

Hale is charged with several counts of aggravated burglary, felonious assault and kidnapping. He also...

December 29, 2015 - 8:34pm
6 weeks 1 hour ago

Sgt. Jon McCoy with the Zanesville Police Department says the missing 10-year-old boy has been located and is safe.

McCoy says a friend of the family found the child in the woods in the Wayne Avenue area.  He was cold, hungry and wet and had a few minor scrapes, but McCoy says he appeared to be in good health overall.  The boy is being taken to Genesis Hospital as a precaution.

The Zanesville Police Department would like to thank the public for all of their help in this...

December 29, 2015 - 6:53pm
6 weeks 1 hour ago

UPDATE (8:30 p.m.) :  The Zanesville Police Department reports the missing child has been located and is in good condition.


The Zanesville Police Department is asking for your help locating a 10-year-old boy.

Sgt. Jon McCoy says at 4:11 p.m. authorities received a call from the child's foster home on Sunrise Avenue saying that the child was threatening suicide and wrapping a cord around his neck. The boy took off on foot on Hessler toward the woods in the Dillon...

December 17, 2015 - 10:44pm
7 weeks 4 days ago

One man was sent to the hospital following a shooting Thursday night in the 1500 block of Ridge Avenue.

It happened in an alley off of Ridge around 9:30 p.m.   According to Sgt. Jon McCoy of the Zanesville Police Department, one male victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds in the torso. He was alive when first responders arrived and was transported to Genesis Hospital by Community Ambulance. The extent of his injuries is not known at this time.

McCoy could not release any...

December 17, 2015 - 2:48am
7 weeks 5 days ago

An accident Thursday morning on Interstate 70 is causing a traffic slow down. 

Around 2:25 am scanner traffic indicated a semi had rolled over on I-70 west near the Fieldhouse. 

The right lane of I-70 west will be closed as the semi is towed and clean-up begins by the Ohio Department of Transportation.

Zanesville Police and Fire were first on the scene and said both subjects in the vehicle were able to get free and were transported to Genesis Hospital. The semi...

December 7, 2015 - 6:25pm
9 weeks 1 day ago

A Zanesville man is facing charges in the shooting on Liberty St. near the Canteen Bar early Saturday morning.

Clarence E. Davis has been charged with three counts of Felonious Assault with a Firearm Specification and one count of Discharging at or into a Habitation with a Firearm Specification. The charges follow a shooting that wounded three people.

Zanesville Police Chief Kenneth Miller said officers were dispatched to the Canteen Bar just after 2 a.m. Saturday. As the...

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