Stories tagged with: Zanesville Police Department

May 15, 2012 - 12:12am
2 years 45 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department is on the scene of a shooting that happened late Monday evening.

According to officers multiple shots were fired. The incident began at the corner of Larzelere Avenue and Ohio Street. Several shots were fired at the victim, he ran down the roadway and eventually collapsed in the 1000-block of Ohio Street.

Authorites say the 18-year-old victim was taken to Genesis Good Samaritan.

Anyone with informationis encouraged to call (740)...

May 1, 2012 - 2:04pm
2 years 47 weeks ago

Traffic came to a halt after a head-on collision sent two people to the hospital early Tuesday afternoon.

Police were called out to Maple Avenue just after 1 o'clock.

Z.P.D. Patrol Sergeant Andy Armstrong said the driver of a white Chrysler Concorde was trying to make a left turn when it collided head-on with a black Ford Fusion.

Armstrong reported that both drivers were up and talking with officers after the crash, but were transported to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital...

April 27, 2012 - 11:16pm
2 years 48 weeks ago

An on-duty Zanesville Police Officer was transported to the hospital Friday night around 10:30.

It happened at the intersection of Luck Avenue and Indiana Street. According to Sgt. Chris Phipps, a red truck ran a stop sign and struck the passenger side of Ptl. Jeremy Barnhart's cruiser. The crash drove both the cruiser and the truck into the yard of a home.

Phipps says the speed of the truck is unknown at this time, but adds it appears the driver was going relatively...

April 15, 2012 - 8:53pm
2 years 49 weeks ago


Zanesville Police were called to the 700 block of Echo Avenue late Sunday afternoon after witnesses say a man fired multiple shots into the air in the direction of a woman and her children.

Witnesses say the alleged gunman then retreated into his house, and fled into a garage behind the house.

Neighbors watched on as police searched both the house and garage-- but police were unable to locate the suspect in either location.

Two officers then left the scene to...

March 22, 2012 - 10:16pm
3 years 1 week ago

A man is taken to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle Thursday evening in Zanesville.

It happened around 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of Muskingum and Luck Avenues.

According to Zanesville Police Officers, a man was riding a bicycle west on Muskingum Avenue when he collided with a Jeep heading north on Luck Avenue.

Authorities say the bicyclist ran a stop sign and will likely be cited. He was transported by ambulance to Good Samaritan Hospital and officers...

March 21, 2012 - 9:17pm
3 years 1 week ago

A car caught fire following a crash Wednesday evening in Zanesville.

It happened shortly before 8:30 p.m. near the intersection of Wayne Avenue and Marietta Street.

According to Sgt. Chris Phipps, the vehicle was headed south bound on Wayne Avenue when it veered off the side of the road and struck a light pole.

Witnesses of the accident who reported the crash said the driver and passenger fled the scene.

Sgt. Phipps says officers spoke to the driver who...

March 21, 2012 - 3:52pm
3 years 1 week ago

The Zanesville Police Department is warning students and parents about the consequences of underage drinking.

Last weekend ten Zanesville High School athletes were caught drinking at parties, and Director of Student Services Kevin Appleman said the students were suspended from their sports for 20 to 50 percent of their games.  Police Chief Eric Lambes said the juveniles are responsible for their behavior, but parents should be aware of what can happen if their child throws a house...

March 18, 2012 - 4:43pm
3 years 1 week ago

The Zanesville Police Department is investigating an aggravated burglary.

It happened around 10:45 p.m. on Saturday at 1643 Norwood Boulevard.  Lieutenant Tony Coury said four males wearing masks broke down the front door of the home.  The female homeowner fired shots and told police she struck one of the males.

All four men fled the scene and the woman was not injured.  Coury said a separate call came in about ten minutes later regarding a gunshot trauma victim....

February 23, 2012 - 7:33pm
3 years 5 weeks ago

A Zanesville police officer is turning in his badge after 25 years of dedicated service.

On Thursday, Steve Jones was escorted in the Zanesville Police Department's new squad vehicle to his retirement party in the municipal courtroom.

"It was kind of a surprise," said Jones.  "I think everything will sink in.  I'm a little apprehensive about retirement, but I'm over 50, and it's just time to go."

Jones worked as an undercover detective for 15...

February 9, 2012 - 11:51pm
3 years 7 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department is searching for a man who robbed a Papa John's at gunpoint Thursday night.

According to Lt. Tony Coury, the robbery occurred at 1434 Maple Avenue shortly before 10 p.m.

Lt. Coury says a man walked into the store with a firearm and demanded cash. Once the clerk handed over the money the suspect fled on foot.

A Muskingum County Sheriff's Office K-9 was brought in and was able to track the suspect to Van Horn Avenue before the trail was lost...

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