Stories tagged with: Zanesville Police Department

July 27, 2011 - 7:41pm
4 years 1 week ago

A Zanesville business suffers major damage after a fire around 6pm Wednesday.

Authorities are calling the fire at Zane Trace Clean Care Uniforms at 763 Putnam Avenue suspicious. According to Zanesville Assistant Fire Chief David Huey the owner's alarm system indicated a break-in that was shortly followed by the fire alarm.

"It's just suspicious given the circumstances," said Huey. "The place was closed and secured and they did have an alarm activation. That's...

July 20, 2011 - 4:42pm
4 years 2 weeks ago

The community said a final goodbye today to a 14-year-old Zanesville boy.

The funeral of Grant Hickman took place Wednesday morning. Family, friends and community members gathered Downtown at Saint Thomas church for the service. They then proceeded to Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery to say their final fairwells. Good friend Khloe Stiverson shared her memories.

"He always had a smile on his face," said Stiverson. "He was just a great person all together...

July 18, 2011 - 5:17pm
4 years 2 weeks ago

Detectives with the Zanesville Police Department continue to investigate the death of an incoming Zanesville High School Freshman.

Detective Sergeant Rick Roush said 14 year-old Grant Hickman was found dead early Saturday morning at a home in the 300 block of Taylor Street in Zanesville. A resident of 364 Taylor Street confirmed the incident did happen at that location, but did not care to comment further.

School Officials said alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor in...

July 17, 2011 - 5:59pm
4 years 2 weeks ago

The community  mourns the loss of an incoming Zanesville High School freshman.

School Officials say 14 year-old Grant Hickman died early Saturday morning at a home on Taylor street. The teen is suspected to have died of alcohol use but Zanesville Police have not yet released details. Zanesville High School Principle Mark Ulbrich said a candle light vigil was held by students Saturday night to remember grant.

"This is a very, very difficult lesson, a...

July 12, 2011 - 10:10pm
4 years 3 weeks ago

A Zanesville trailer home is destroyed in a fire Tuesday evening.

Firefighters were called to the home of Judy Wickham at 436 Pine Street Lot number 10 around 7:30 p.m.

"When we arrived we found a trailer toward the rear of the trailer park totally involved in flames," says Kevin Thomas, Assistant Fire Chief Zanesville Fire Department.

The cause of the fire is under investigation and the Zanesville Police Department is questioning people.

Thomas says the...

June 30, 2011 - 9:29pm
4 years 4 weeks ago

Four people are being detained for questioning as the Zanesville Police Department investigates a dead body discovered at the Econo Lodge on 7th Street.

According to Lt. Tony Coury, around 4:15 Thursday afternoon officers were called to the motel when a report was made about a man being combative toward the clerk. Upon officers arrival they discovered the man was upset, because his 33-year-old girlfriend was dead in room 103.

 Lt. Coury says as the scene at the Econo...

June 21, 2011 - 4:01pm
4 years 6 weeks ago

It may seem there has been an unusual amount of shootings in the Zanesville area recently...But police say, it may not be as uncommon as it appears.

Zanesville Police Officers have been dispatched to a number of shootings in recent weeks. Chief, Eric Lambes, said, the increase isn't exclusive to Zanesville, and that Columbus has also been dealing with an unusual amount of gun fire. He said, these incidents are often times drug related, but in many cases, weather related.

"We...

June 20, 2011 - 8:32pm
4 years 6 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department is investigating a report of a shot fired during a dispute Monday evening.

According to Lt. Tony Coury, officers were called to 254 Gray Street around 7:30 p.m. Coury says there was an argument at the home where the suspect fired a shot into the air and then fled the scene on foot.

He says officers know the identity of the man and are searching for him at this time. The incident remains under investigation.

June 15, 2011 - 11:56pm
4 years 7 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department is searching for information on a possible shooting victim Wednesday night.

According to Lt. Bill Shaw, shortly after 11 p.m. police received a call of shots fired in the area of Spangler Drive and Owens Street. Lt. Shaw says witnesses reported seeing a person falling and then others helping that person into a dark colored vehicle.

Shaw says a parked vehicle was struck by a bullet and they are concerned someone may have been injured in the...

May 6, 2011 - 10:10pm
4 years 12 weeks ago

Two women are taken to the hospital after being struck by an SUV.

It happened around 9:15 Friday evening on West Main Street in Zanesville.

According to Officer Tom Porter with the Zanesville Police Department, the women appeared to be leaving the M.A.S.S. Bingo Hall when they used the crosswalk to cross West Main Street. Officer Porter says a female driver in a Jeep Liberty was traveling eastbound and struck the two women while they were in the crosswalk.

Porter says...

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