Stories tagged with: . zanesville police department

September 19, 2012 - 10:46am
2 years 49 weeks ago

A shooting at a downtown Zanesville motel leaves one person injured.

It happened around 12:30 Wednesday morning at the Travel Inn on 6th Street.

Zanesville Police Detective Sgt. Harry Taylor said two black males forced their way into a room being occupied by two Columbus residents. He said one of the intruders shot and struck one of the occupants.

The victim is identified as 20-year-old Rashud Williams.

Sgt. Taylor said Williams was taken by Medflight to Grant...

June 29, 2012 - 11:16am
3 years 8 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department said they have arrested five females and two males in an undercover prostitution sting.

Captain Tony Coury said that the sting done in conjunction with the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office and Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force took place in downtown Zanesville in the areas of West Main Street, Luck and Ridge Avenues and Brighton Boulevard.

The seven placed under arrest are charged with soliciting prostitution, possession of drug...

January 6, 2012 - 10:26pm
3 years 33 weeks ago

Neighbors in one Zanesville apartment building are shaken-up after a break-in Friday evening.

Around 8 p.m., those living at 1033 Sunset Drive heard the door to Apartment # 3 get kicked-in.

"We were called to the apartment complex in reference to a loud bang that the neighbors reported. They saw three, juvenile, males running away with hooded sweatshirts on, with the hoods tightly around their faces," says Sgt. Chris Phipps with the Zanesville Police...

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