The Zanesville Police Department is doing ride-alongs with Zanesville City Schools for National School Bus Safety week.
Police Captain Tony Coury says the most common violations come from drivers passing school buses with their lights on while loading or unloading kids, and speeding in the 20 mph school zones. Coury says so far this week, everything is going well.
"We didn't see any violations." said Captain Coury. "We had two officers ride the school buses. We had...
A routine drug search takes place at Zanesville City Schools.
Wednesday, the Zanesville Police and Muskingum County Sheriff's Office took part in a search of lockers and cars at Zanesville High and Middle Schools. Three K-9's swept the building and parking lot for any traces of drugs.
"The dogs did hit on a couple of cars," explained Student Services Coordinator Kevin Appleman. "We did find a little bit of residue, but nothing to alarm anyone about."
An investigation by the Muskingum County Drug Task Force and Zanesville Police leads to raids on two homes.
Zanesville Police Captain Tony Coury said that before 11p.m. Tuesday the SWAT teams from both agencies entered homes at 1227 Elm Street and 148 Beulah Avenue.
"They did find a little bit of drugs and some drug paraphernalia. Nobody was arrested," said Captain Coury. "There were three people found inside the Elm Street house and five people inside the Beulah...
Those working this labor day were recognized for their service.
Olive Garden delivered free lunch to the Zanesville Police Department as part of "Hospitaliano". Those who work in an operation that is open twenty-four hours, seven days a week were very grateful for the free meal and recognition.
"We really appreciate what they did because even though we're not home with our families enjoying a picnic or a cookout or a family reunion this really made us feel good,...
There has been a rash of vehicle break-ins in our area. Zanesville police want to offer tips so you won't become the next victim.
The break-ins occurred at several restaurants around Zanesville and south Zanesville in the middle of the afternoon. According to Captain Tony Coury of the Z.P.D. vehicle break-ins occur frequently during the summer months.
"Don't leave stuff that's of value just sitting out in plan sight a lot of people have the GPS unit they leave them up on the...
A Catholic priest placed on administrative leave last week by the Columbus Diocese won't face charges in Muskingum County. He served in Zanesville over 40 years ago and is being accused of sexual misconduct with a minor.
Zanesville Police spoke to the prosecutor who says the statute of limitations is up in the case involving former St. Nicholas priest Thomas Brosmer. Authorities found out about the incident through the Columbus Diocese. Police say the alleged victim was 11 when he...