A body found partially submerged in the 6th Street Canal has been identified.
Zanesville Police Captain Tony Coury said that the body is that of 61-year-old Edward Swick of Zanesville.
"Ed was not homeless. He did live on 6th Street only a couple of blocks from where he was found," said Captain Coury. "He has a limited number of family members. We have made contact with a relative and informed him of his death."
According to Zanesville Police, early Sunday night, a female driving a pick-up truck was going north bound on Maysville Avenue and failed to yield to another car, driven by a male, that was going south bound in the intersection on Pine Street.
Both drivers were transported to the Good Samaritan Hospital to be evaluated. It's unclear if there are any injuries at this time. It appears that both of the vehicles suffered heavy damage. The driver of the pick up truck will be cited for an...
An accident early Friday morning sends one man to the hospital.
Zanesville Police Lt. Bill Shaw said that 24-year-old Dennis Carter was traveling north on Pine Street in a black Yukon when he went off the road in the Echo Avenue area and struck a pole around 2:30 a.m.
He then struck the steps and handrail of a church and overturned.
Carter was taken to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital.
Lt. Shaw said he was cited with failure to maintain reasonable control.
The Zanesvile Police Department is advancing it's training through high-tech simulation scenarios.
The training is offered through the Ohio Attorney General's Peace Officer Training Academy. Zanesville Police Captain, Tony Coury says that this type of advanced training will educate officers on new techniques.
"We applied with the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy in London, Ohio, asked them if we can get involved in the simulator training that they were offering...
Officials at Zanesville Police Department keep in contact with local schools when it comes to safety.
The biggest school that they cover is Zanesville City. They also work with Bishop Rosecrans. Captain Tony Coury said that they do have some officers trained on how to deal with active shooters and how to handle an incident when they first respond.
They also have a book that hold the floor plans for area schools and other information that they may need. He said the Newtown tragedy...