Stories tagged with: Zanesville Police Department

November 12, 2013 - 6:27pm
22 weeks 5 days ago

Some funding will soon be available for the Zanesville Police Department to put more officers on the road.

Captain Tony Coury said the state has provided slightly over 37 thousand dollars to ZPD, as a part of a high visibility initiative of all law enforcement. This means more police officers patrolling the roads to get people to slow down to save lives.

"They are mandated to make stops, encounters with people, it is a zero tolerance program, so we are asking that they do...

October 24, 2013 - 4:14pm
25 weeks 3 days ago

Five woman accused of being prostitutes are off the streets thanks to an undercover sting by the Zanesville Police Department.

Capt. Tony Coury said after recent complaints from downtown area business owners, ZPD conducted an undercover sting using an informant and arrested Misty Dawn Taylor, Morgan Jackson, Jennifer Toombs, Donna Schrack and Ashley Lombardi this past week. They have been charged with either loitering to solicit or soliciting. The women range in age from 20 to 40-years...

October 14, 2013 - 9:15am
26 weeks 6 days ago

The Zanesville Police place one person under arrest in connection to an early morning break-in and burglary.

Captain Tony Coury said that around 4:30 Monday morning a resident in the 500 block of Schwallie Avenue reported a stolen lawn mower. The resident was able to give a description of the suspect and vehicle.

Officers found the vehicle still in the area at the intersection of Schwallie and Sunrise.

Recovered at the scene was the lawn mower and multiple tools.

One...

October 2, 2013 - 4:44pm
28 weeks 3 days ago

The Zanesville Police Department was awarded $37,455.51, the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office was awarded $20,853.99 and the Coshocton County Sheriff's Office received $29,207.23 by the Ohio Department of Public Safety and the Ohio Traffic Safety Office for the 2014 fiscal year to make Ohio's roadways safer.

"The primary mission is to reduce traffic fatals in the state of Ohio through a collaborative effort," said Lt. Steve Rine. "And it's...

September 30, 2013 - 5:07pm
28 weeks 5 days ago

The Zanesville Police Department says it's continuing to investigate a shooting incident outside Hoppys bar on Putnam Avenue early Sunday morning that injured 4 people. WHIZ has obtained 911 calls from the incident and local reaction.

A birthday party, gone terribly wrong. Zanesville Police say, the party that had escalated, lasted well into the early morning hours on Sunday, until gunshots rang out at 4:13 a.m. into a crowd of party goers.

Detective Harry Taylor says two males,...

September 25, 2013 - 5:10pm
29 weeks 4 days ago

A head on collision on Taylor Street in Zanesville closed a portion of the roadway early Wednesday.

The Zanesville Police Department responded to the scene around 1:45 Wednesday afternoon near the intersection of Taylor and Linden Avenue.

The accident involved a red dodge driven by a male and a Lincare Incorporated van, also driven by a male. Lincare is a respiratory specialists company that provides oxygen equipment at home. Both vehicles suffered significant damage...

September 24, 2013 - 9:27pm
29 weeks 5 days ago

A three car pile up caused some traffic congestion at Ohio 719 and Moxahala avenue, sending two people to the hospital.

According to Zanesville Police Department Sergeant John McCoy, Annette Carpenter of Roseville, was traveling south on Moxahala Avenue in a Crysler, when she failed to maintain assured cleared distance and her vehicle hit a Ford Explorer, which proceeded to knock into an Envoy in front of it. The two passengers in the middle vehicle, Cynthia Howell and Ruby Feeman...

September 18, 2013 - 4:18pm
30 weeks 4 days ago

A Roseville woman is sentenced in a May purse snatching at the Wal-Mart on Maple Avenue.

Court records show that 23-year-old Rachael Penrod was sentenced to three years of community control for the incident that happened in May of this year.

She was also ordered to complete the Franklin County Community Service program, perform fifty hours of community service and pay restitution.

Penrod plead guilty in July to charges of robbery and three counts of theft.

Zanesville...

August 23, 2013 - 7:50am
34 weeks 2 days ago

Zanesville Police investigate an early morning shooting in the city.

Captain Doug Merry says around 4 a.m. Friday,  they received a call that a man had been shot in the Abington Avenue area.
 

He says the victim's car broke down on Sharon Avenue and he walked to his brothers house.

Merry says the man then left and was walking near Abington Avenue when he heard a noise.

Captain Merry says the man realized he had been shot and was then taken to the...

August 21, 2013 - 7:14am
34 weeks 4 days ago

Zanesville Police are on the scene of a one vehicle accident Wednesday morning.

The accident happened minutes before 7 a.m. on the Maple Avenue on ramp to Interstate 70 going eastbound.

One car was reported on its side. At least one person was reported to be out of the vehicle.

Please drive with caution when in this area.

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