The Ohio Attorney General's Peace Officer Training Academy is here in Zanesville this week. The virtual training puts officers in real-life situations, where they are forced to make critical decisions.
"Use of force, judgemental decisions, how quickly the scenarios can develop, we expect one thing to happen and then something else happens, so again it's just opening the eyes to how bad situations can become," training officer, Andrew Russell said.
Zanesville Police are investigating a possible shooting incident.
It happened around 8:30 Tuesday night in the 1000 block of Greenwood Avenue. A detective at the scene told WHIZ that there's at least one victim. He or she was transported to a hospital with unknown injuries.
The detective also said there might have been another shooting in South Zanesville Tuesday night. He also said police do not have any leads right now.
Zanesville police say an area woman remains in critical condition at Good Samaritan hospital after a shooting incident.
Chief Eric Lambes says it happened around 5:15 Thursday evening at 1127 Lafayette Street. Chief Lambes says 50 year-old Margaret Miller was shot in the chest by her 42-year old husband, Dwayne following an argument. She was then locked in a bedroom. Mrs. Miller was able to call out to neighbors for help and authorities were notified. Mr. Miller fled the home on foot...
Local law enforcement work to tie a robbery suspect to other open cases within the county.
With assistance from the Muskingum County Sheriff's the Zanesville Police have arrested 37-year-old Teddie Hunter. Investigators believe that Hunter not only robbed the BP Station at the corner of Maple Avenue and Brandywine Boulevard, Monday night, but robbed the Speedway on Blue Avenue January 24.
"For whatever reason Teddie Hunter was doing these. At some point he was becoming what...
Zanesville Police said an incident on Larzelere Avenue is under investigation.
It happened around 11 p.m. Monday at the Larzelere Apartments, which is part of the Zanesville Metropolitan Housing Authority. Police said it was first reported as a stabbing, but the investigation revealed otherwise.
"It doesn't look like there was an actual stabbing," said Captain Tony Coury of the Zanesville Police Department. "There was a reported assault. Officers were able to...
A Zanesville Police Officer will face disciplinary action after a compromising photo surfaces.
The photo is currently making the rounds on social media websites. It was taken January 17 in downtown Zanesville on 6th Street around 5 to 6 a.m. It shows Patrolman Brooks sleeping in his vehicle while on duty. Chief Eric Lambes said the picture speaks for itself.
"It doesn't make any of us look good, but we do want to investigate and look into the matter," explained Chief...