Stories tagged with: Zanesville Police Department

August 25, 2015 - 3:28pm
48 weeks 5 hours 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 - 3:59pm
48 weeks 3 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 - 4:06pm
49 weeks 3 hours 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 - 3:17pm
49 weeks 1 day 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
1 year 1 week 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 6 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 6 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 7 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 7 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 12 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....

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