Stories tagged with: Zanesville Police Department

September 14, 2015 - 8:49pm
21 weeks 4 days ago

Zanesville City Council held their first meeting for the month of September Monday evening.

An ordinance allowing the purchase of three new cruisers for the Zanesville Police Department appeared on the agenda. The Police Department has received three new cars every year for the last three years. Mayor Jeff Tilton told us more about the vehicles.

"These are all wheel drive vehicles and they are more of the SUV type that we can put a lot more equipment into and get hopefully...

September 10, 2015 - 4:40pm
22 weeks 1 day ago

Zanesville Police said a motorcyclist was transported to the hospital after striking a pick-up truck on Sharon Avenue in Zanesville Thursday evening.

Patrolman Derek Schilling said a black Dodge pick-up truck was traveling westbound on Sharon avenue just before 5 p.m. when a black motorcycle traveling right behind rear-ended him. The pick-up truck driver turned on his blinker to turn left onto Fishers Lane when he stopped. Schilling said the motorcyclist caught debris in his eyes and...

September 1, 2015 - 3:20am
23 weeks 4 days ago

A Stockport man charged in a Muskingum County burglary has been placed at Appalachian Behavioral Health for treatment. 

Zanesville Police said that 28-year-old Jeffrey New broke into a house on Fairmont Avenue in July of 2014 and tried to stab the homeowner.

This June both the Muskingum County Prosecutor's Office and the defendents lawyer agreed that New was not competent to stand trial and he was found not guilty by reason of insanity in July.


August 26, 2015 - 4:40pm
24 weeks 2 days ago

After an accident at Military and Northpointe Tuesday, WHIZ New's Facebook page received many comments asking why something isn't done at the intersection.  

The Zanesville Police Department has responded to 21 accidents at the intersection since January 2014. Police captain Tony Coury said 12 of those have happened this year. 

However, despite public outcry for a traffic signal, he does not believe adding one would solve all of the problems. 

"With the...

August 25, 2015 - 2:28pm
24 weeks 3 days ago

Multiple agencies responded to a two car injury accident at the intersection of Military Road and Northpointe Drive in Zanesville. 

It happened shortly before 2:00 p.m. Tuesday. A woman in a silver car said she attempted to turn left off Military when she and a Ford Explorer made contact.

A witness tells WHIZ news that she did not see the initial contact but saw the SUV roll several times before coming to a rest off the left side of the roadway. The same witness said...

August 22, 2015 - 2:59pm
24 weeks 6 days ago

Only one arrest was made and there were only a handful of citations handed out in Friday's sobriety checkpoint in Zanesville. 

The Zanesville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol performed the checkpoint on Northpointe Drive near Brandywine Boulevard. During the checkpoint, 525 vehicles were stopped for an average of 30 seconds. 

The State Highway Patrol reported that five drivers were detained or diverted because they had been drinking, did not have a license or had a...

August 18, 2015 - 3:06pm
25 weeks 3 days ago

The investigation continues into a weekend robbery.  

It happened at the Muskingum Valley Vineyard Church on Putnam Avenue. The church reported the break in Sunday morning. 

Zanesville Police Captain Tony Coury said it appears the trespassers broke through an outside storage area. After which, they made away with several items. 

"It looks like they just grabbed whatever the could of value. Some electronics, looked like some ipads, mini ipads and maybe a...

August 17, 2015 - 2:17pm
25 weeks 4 days ago

The Zanesville Police Department is on the lookout for a man after he stole a car around 2:45 Monday.

The department reported that it is looking for Shawn Williamson, 20. He is described as 6'2" wearing a white t-shirt, white shorts and no shoes.

A warrant has been issued on Williamson for assault. The department stated Williamson ran from officers investigating suspicious activity on Dryden Road. The car he is believed to have stolen is a teal-green Dodge Neon with Ohio...

July 13, 2015 - 2:44pm
30 weeks 4 days ago

Zanesville Police continue to investigate the shooting death of a Columbus man. 

Monday, the Zanesville Police Department released the name of the victim. Chief Kenneth Miller said William J. Young, 30, was shot late Friday at the Dairy Mart on the corner of Pine and Baker Streets. 

Miler said Tequane Boxley, 23, is charged with aggravated murder with gun specifications in the killing of Young. 

"Mr. Young was sitting in the passenger side of the car,...

June 10, 2015 - 3:29pm
35 weeks 2 days ago

The Century National Bank on Maysville Pike was robbed Wednesday afternoon.

Shortly after 2:30 PM, the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office and Zanesville Police Department responded to the branch near Clay Street where a man with a weapon robbed the bank. The person fled the area with an unknown amount of cash. Zanesville's Detective Sergeant Harry Taylor described the suspect as a five foot seven, dark complected black male in his mid 20's. Taylor said he has a slender build and...

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