Stories tagged with: Zanesville Police Department

December 17, 2015 - 11:44pm
27 weeks 23 hours 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 - 3:48am
27 weeks 1 day 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 - 7:25pm
16 weeks 4 days 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...

November 18, 2015 - 6:19pm
31 weeks 2 days ago

 A hit and run accident left live power lines down on Putnam Ave. Wednesday afternoon.

Patrolman Derek Shilling with the Zanesville Police Department said a white male with a beard was driving a silver SUV northbound on Putnam went left of center off the roadway and struck a utility pole.

After the vehicle struck the support of the pole, causing heavy front end damage, the driver continued northbound on 6th St. across the 6th St. bridge. Police followed a fluid trail all the...

November 12, 2015 - 5:51pm
32 weeks 1 day ago

The Zanesville Police Department is releasing new footage of a suspect who robbed the Subway on North 7th Street Wednesday night.

The man is described as being a 6-foot tall, thin, white male with tattoos on his arms and face, wearing a brown jacket and blue jeans.

Captain Tony Coury said around 5 o'clock Wednesday, the unknown male entered the restaurant and demanded money. He said the clerk did not see a weapon, but there was a threat made. The suspect then fled the scene with...

November 11, 2015 - 6:54pm
32 weeks 2 days ago

Zanesville police are investigating a robbery at the Subway on North 7th Street.

It happened around 5 o'clock Wednesday afternoon. Sgt. Jon McCoy says the man, who was not armed, entered the store and demanded money. He says only one employee was in the store at the time of the robbery.

McCoy says the suspect got into a car that was parked in the back of the building and drove away.

A description of the suspect was not immediately available.

We will bring you more...

November 6, 2015 - 5:58pm
33 weeks 6 hours ago

The Zanesville Police Department has released new details into a multi-vehicle accident that sent several people to the hospital Thursday night.

Captain Tony Coury said around 6:40 p.m. ZPD was dispatched to Maple Avenue for a multi-vehicle injury accident. Upon arrival, officers discovered that five vehicles were involved.

Coury said 19-year-old, Travis Jerig, was driving a 1998 Ford Mustang southbound on Maple, at a high rate of speed. Due to what appears to be a vehicular...

October 29, 2015 - 4:49pm
34 weeks 1 day ago

A man is in custody Thursday night, following a standoff with police in what began as a hostage situation involving two victims.

According to Chief Kenneth Miller of the Zanesville Police Department, around 11:00 a.m. Thursday, Zanesville Police were called to a home at the 1200 block of Devin Street for reports of a possible hostage situation involving an armed male suspect and two victims, a male and female. Police and special response units surrounded the house in standoff that...

October 28, 2015 - 9:31pm
34 weeks 2 days ago

For the second night in a row, authorities in Zanesville responded to reports of a shooting.

Around 9:15 p.m. scanner traffic indicated shots had been fired near the area of Shinnick and Orchard Streets.  Further scanner traffic indicated that a subject had been shot at, but it is believed that person was not hit.  That person then ran to a residence in the 800 block of Orchard street.

The shots reportedly came from a silver vehicle that quickly sped away from the area...

October 27, 2015 - 10:22pm
34 weeks 3 days ago

The Zanesville Police Department is investigating a reported shooting Tuesday night on Luck Avenue.

Around 8:15 p.m. authorities received multiple 911 calls in reference to shots fired in the 800 block of Luck Avenue.

Scanner traffic indicated that shots were fired out of a black vehicle as it drove by the area.

Fortunately, no one was hit by the shots and no injuries are reported.

We will continue to monitor the story and will bring you more as it becomes available...

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