Stories tagged with: Zanesville Police Department

August 17, 2015 - 3:17pm
45 weeks 2 hours 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 - 3:44pm
49 weeks 6 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 - 4:29pm
1 year 2 weeks 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...

June 9, 2015 - 5:52pm
1 year 2 weeks ago

The City of Zanesville is hosting a fundraiser for our four legged members of the Zanesville Police Department.

The first ever golf outing will be taking place at Green Valley Golf Course on Dresden Road, Saturday, June 27. Shotgun start is at 9AM. The cost is $40 a person and $160 a team. You can also sponsor holes on the course. Safety Director of Zanesville, Fred Buck told us more.

"We're hoping to have this outing complete in three hours where we actually come out. We'll...

June 4, 2015 - 6:02pm
1 year 3 weeks ago

Police say drugs are likely to blame for a two vehicle accident in Zanesville that sent two women to the hospital Thursday afternoon.

It happened just before 4:30 p.m. on Linden Avenue, near AK Steel.

Zanesville police say a silver Hyundai Sonata rear-ended a blue Chevy HHR that was stopped at an intersection. Officers say the Sonata failed to brake upon impact, causing it to travel several feet past the initial crash site. Both female drivers were transported to Good...

June 3, 2015 - 5:35pm
1 year 3 weeks ago

The Muskingum County/Zanesville City Joint Drug Task Force, Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force and the Muskingum County Prosecutor's Office continues to make progress in the fight against drugs this summer.

The Sheriff's Office stated arrests stem from the culmination of a several months long investigation into individuals involved with drugs in the city and county. The two homes were located at 939 Pine Street and at 513 Baker Street. Seven individuals were indicted...

May 1, 2015 - 4:40pm
1 year 8 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department is asking you to stay alert during a recent influx of car break-ins.

Captain Tony Coury says the crime has been occurring around apartment complexes on the north end of town. Coury says it's not really a generalized area, but more so hit and miss. Coury says they don't currently have a suspect.

"We don't have any suspects. We're just looking for people, you know, to call in. And pay attention to your neighbors, pay attention to yourself....

April 27, 2015 - 5:13pm
1 year 8 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department has made multiple arrests in a home invasion investigation. 

The incident under question occurred around 6:15 p.m. on April 17. Chief Kenneth Miller said two men broke into the residence at 409 1/2 Mead Street. He said they then took charge of seven people inside the residence who ranged in age from two years old and up. 

"It was reported to us that two suspects entered the house, held the victims at gun point and actually tied some...

April 27, 2015 - 5:00pm
1 year 8 weeks ago

The investigation into a shooting incident in downtown Zanesville late Sunday Night is moving forward.

Zanesville Police Chief, Kenneth Miller, said around five shots were fired Sunday around 10:00 p.m. at 621 South Street. A man around 30 years old was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital with a severely injured right arm. Miller said the man, whose name is not being released pending further investigation, suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He faces the possibility of criminal...

April 27, 2015 - 4:16am
1 year 8 weeks ago

Top stories for Monday, April 27, 2015.

Shots Fired Near South Street
ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Zanesville Police Department is investigating after multiple shots were fired near 621 South Street in Zanesville Sunday evening. Lieutenant Chris Rice confirmed that multiple shots were fired and one person was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital. 
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