Stories tagged with: Zanesville Police Department

October 11, 2012 - 6:19pm
2 years 46 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 50 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 51 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 5 weeks 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 6 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 6 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...

July 10, 2012 - 11:24am
3 years 7 weeks ago

A Zanesville man who authorities said cut the throat of his girlfriend's dog entered a plea in municipal court, Tuesday.

32-year-old Justin Smith pled "no contest" to a misdemeanor charge of animal cruelty and a misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest.

Municipal Court Judge Bill Joseph then sentenced Smith to 240 days in jail, 180 on the animal cruelty and 60 days for resisting arrest. He was also ordered to pay a fine.

During his hearing, Smith, told...

June 29, 2012 - 12:10pm
3 years 9 weeks ago

Two brothers are dead after a semi crashes into the State Street Bridge Friday morning.

The Zanesville Police Department said the accident took place around 8:15 at the State Street entrance ramp to Interstate 70 east.

A semi driver identified as37-year-old Ever D. Gomez and his brother 40-year-old Gabriel Gomez, who was in the sleeper portion of the cab, were killed. Captain Tony Coury says eyewitnesses said the truck appeared to have swerved a...

June 13, 2012 - 10:42pm
3 years 11 weeks ago

Authorities say a meth lab was discovered Wednesday evening at a Zanesville home.

According to Lieutenant Chris Rice with the Zanesville Police Department, officers were first called 1234 Melrose Avenue around 7 p.m. because of a fight.

When they arrived on the scene, officers were advised someone in the home was making methamphetamine.

"Upon search of the residence a container of bottles and jars were located that did have the strong aroma of chemicals used in...

May 24, 2012 - 5:23pm
3 years 14 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol and local law enforcement are preparing to hit the road this holiday weekend.

The patrol will be working with local agencies, including the Zanesville Police Department and the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office to patrol for speed on the ground and in the sky.

Zanesville Post Commander, Steven Rine of the State Highway Patrol said just because you don't see law enforcement on the road, doesn't mean that your speed isn't being monitored.

"We...

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