Stories tagged with: Zanesville Police Department

November 14, 2011 - 5:22pm
3 years 33 weeks ago

Numbers are in from a recent saturation, where local authorities swept Muskingum County looking for any criminal activity.

Lieutenant Steven Rine of the State Highway Patrol said the joint effort between the Highway Patrol, Muskingum County Sheriff's Department and Zanesville Police happened Thursday afternoon into Friday morning, spanning across a 12 hour stretch.

"It's kind of an overall blitz, it's an overwhelming hit we have," explained Rine. "Like...

November 14, 2011 - 2:36pm
3 years 33 weeks ago

The victim of a weekend shooting is speaking out, now that police say the gunman is behind bars.

Detective Ric Roush said 21 year-old Roberto Brooks of Zanesville was taken into custody shortly after 1:30 Saturday afternoon- that's when officers arrived to the scene of Ridge and Schaum Avenues after a report of shots fired.

"When our officers arrived there were two individuals involved in a physical altercation," explained Roush. "Upon investigation it...

November 3, 2011 - 5:59pm
3 years 34 weeks ago

A Zanesville man is facing 14 traffic violations and two criminal charges after authorities said he went on a hit-skip spree while under the influence Thursday.

Lt. Tony Coury with the Zanesville Police Department said it all started around 3:30 when the suspect 36-year-old Dale Dudas hit the car of 20-year-old Janee Gill while driving on the Maysville Pike. Coury said Dudas then continued down Putnam Avenue where he hit motorcyclist 48-year-old Clayton O'Neill...

October 25, 2011 - 12:05pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

Zanesville Police continue their search for a suspect believed to be involved in two gas station robberies.

Police said the first robbery took place at the Starfire on Pershing Road around 4:20a.m. Tuesday morning. The second almost twenty minutes later at the Speedway on Blue Avenue. During the Starfire Robbery the suspect entered the store and told employees he had a weapon, but none was shown. The clerks refused to give him money and the suspect then knocked over items before...

October 6, 2011 - 11:37am
3 years 39 weeks ago

A Greenwood Avenue family woke up early Thursday morning when a truck crashed into their front porch.

The State Highway Patrol said just before 4a.m. Trooper Roe from the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol clocked a red truck traveling west on Interstate 70 at 105mph.

Trooper Roe attempted to pull over the vehicle but it failed to stop, taking the Norwich exit onto US 22. Stop sticks were used as the vehicle approached the Zanesville Patrol Post and one of the vehicle's...

October 4, 2011 - 4:33pm
3 years 39 weeks ago

A missing Zanesville woman has made contact with family but is still considered a subject of interest by police.

According to Zanesville Police Captain Ken Miller 29 year-old Vivian Evans was reported missing almost 2 weeks ago. Miller said authorities received a call Monday afternoon from a woman claiming to be Evans who stated she is in Columbus and doing fine. Police received another phone call that same day from Evan's mother saying she had spoken to her daughter.

Miller said...

October 3, 2011 - 4:29pm
3 years 39 weeks ago

Area church members can now rest easy knowing the man suspected in a string of breaking and entering is behind bars.

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz said 32-year-old Scott Roberts of Zanesville is facing 43 charges that include burglary, breaking and entering, vandalism and theft. Roberts is suspected of being responsible for nearly all of the church break-ins since July 14th as well as a number of home burglaries taking place throughout the city and county.

"When...

September 26, 2011 - 5:03pm
3 years 40 weeks ago

A Zanesviile family is asking for help finding 29 year-old Vivian Evans.

Mother Cheryl Porter said she typically speaks with her daughter on a weekly basis but has not heard from her in nearly 11 days.

"Vivian called me, it was Thursday before last and told me she would be home in an hour, she never showed up," explained Porter. "I have not heard from her since."

According to the Zanesville Police Department Porter filed a missing persons report on...

September 15, 2011 - 7:16am
3 years 42 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department investigates an early Thursday morning break-in at a church on Maple Avenue.

Authorities are still on the scene at Coburn United Methodist Church. Right now all police can say is that a call came into authorities around 5:30 Thursday morning that the church had been broken into.

We'll bring you more information as it becomes available.

August 30, 2011 - 5:19pm
3 years 44 weeks ago

A Zanesville woman is lucky to be alive after being shot in the head early Tuesday morning while delivering newspapers.

The 9-1-1 call came in at about 3 this morning. 53 year-old Joyce Miller of Zanesville was delivering the newspaper near Brighton Boulevard and Dryden Road. She thought she heard a car back fire. The sound she heard was gun fire-striking her just behind the right ear.

"I was always worried dogs coming after me," said Miller. "Nothing...

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