Stories tagged with: Zanesville Police Department

October 23, 2012 - 7:30pm
2 years 40 weeks ago

A car crashed into a home in Zanesville Tuesday.

It happened around 5:30 p.m. at 928 Sharon Avenue. Shortly before the crash the Zanesville Police Department received calls about a reckless driver on Goddard street. Patrolman Alan Etters says the Buick that hit the home matched the description of the vehicle driving recklessly, leading officers to believe it's the same car. He says speed was a factor in the crash and the driver was likely intoxicated. The homeowner says she's glad...

October 23, 2012 - 4:43pm
2 years 40 weeks ago

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...

October 17, 2012 - 12:34pm
2 years 41 weeks ago

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."

The...

October 17, 2012 - 11:35am
2 years 41 weeks ago

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...

October 11, 2012 - 6:19pm
2 years 42 weeks ago

Its not uncommon to have a repair person knock on your door when they're expected but when one stops by unannounced, a homeowner's guard should go up.

The door-to-door approach is becoming more common for businesses and the Zanesville Police Department wants homeowners to always be wary of those they let in their home.

"I would caution people not to let people inside their residences. Often times what will happen more than one person will enter the residence they'll distract...

September 13, 2012 - 5:57pm
2 years 46 weeks ago

A rollover crash in downtown Zanesville sends one person to the hospital Thursday.

Around 5 p.m. a black Nissan and gray Jeep Liberty collided at the intersection of 7th and Main Streets.

The driver of the Nissan was taken to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital. The driver of the Jeep, which rolled onto its' top, was uninjured.

Zanesville Police say they're unsure of who was at fault and are still investigating.

September 3, 2012 - 2:25pm
2 years 47 weeks ago

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,...

July 23, 2012 - 4:14pm
3 years 1 week ago

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...

July 17, 2012 - 4:45am
3 years 2 weeks ago

An altercation in Zanesville sends one person to the hospital.

Zanesville Police said the incident took place in the old Dryden IGA parking lot around 12:30 Tuesday morning.

Lt. Chris Phipps said that they were originally called the scene for a traffic accident and a smoking car.

When they got there they found there had been a fight in the parking lot.

He said one man was trying to get into a vehicle when he was hit by a second vehicle, which drug him.

That...

July 16, 2012 - 10:57am
3 years 2 weeks ago

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...

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