December 17, 2012 - 2:02pm
2 years 49 weeks ago
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...
August 23, 2012 - 6:43pm
3 years 13 weeks ago
An accident on Northpointe Drive in Zanesville caused a pick-up truck to rollover Thursday evening.
According to the Zanesville Police Department, around 6 p.m. a gold Buick LeSabre attempted to turn right onto Brandywine Boulevard in front of a red Chevy S-10 truck.
The two vehicles collided causing the truck to overturn. There were no injuries. Authorities do not suspect drugs or alcohol were involved.
Officers say the driver of the Buick was cited for improper lane...
August 20, 2012 - 9:38pm
3 years 14 weeks ago
Zanesville Police say that alcohol might have played a role in an accident Monday evening.
Around 8:30 p.m. Monday, Lieutenant Chris Rice said a woman traveling eastbound on Selsam Avenue went left off the roadway, struck two parked vehicles and went down an embankment.
"When they went down over the embankment, they went up the embankment up towards the driveway and then came back down the hill, and came to rest against the tree," said Rice.
The driver, whose...
July 24, 2012 - 3:59pm
3 years 18 weeks ago
A Zanesville man wanted for an armed robbery in Toledo is behind bars in Zanesville.
Police Captain Tony Coury said 48-year-old Kenny Gatlin was arrested Tuesday morning on an aggravated robbery charge.
Coury said his office was contacted by the FBI two weeks ago after they said Gatlin walked into the Charter One Bank in Toledo on July 7th and demanded money.
"The allegation had been made that he had a firearm, is what we believe," said Coury. "He...
July 18, 2012 - 5:18pm
3 years 19 weeks ago
A joint investigation between Zanesville Police and the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office resulted in the arrest of three people.
Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz said officers executed a warrant at 1265 Dillon Road and recovered more than 34 grams of heroin with an estimated street value of $6,800 as well as $5,500 in cash.
Lutz said drugs continue to be a problem in the county.
"These things kind of get pushed around a little bit. We'll have different groups that...
March 19, 2012 - 2:25pm
3 years 36 weeks ago
A local farmer is offing a $1,000 cash reward for information regarding tires that were dumped on his property.
Around 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Frank Gorsky said he called police to a section of his property that borders Kohl's Department Store.
He said about 60 tires were dumped over a railing behind the store onto the ground fifteen feet below.
"One of my employees noticed all these tires laying there, so we called the Police department, and had the Zanesville Police make...
January 31, 2012 - 5:00am
3 years 43 weeks ago
Two teens are under arrest Tuesday morning after breaking into parked cars.
Zanesville Police Lt. Bill Shaw said the teens began breaking into the vehicles in the Blue Avenue area around 1a.m.
He said thanks to witness information they were able to find the 19-year-old and 18-year-old driving around and stopped them.
Lt. Shaw said they had taken CDs, cd players and phone charges along with other items.
The pair was arrested for having drug paraphernalia, under age...
December 8, 2011 - 4:01pm
3 years 51 weeks ago
Zanesville Police are asking for the public's help in connection with a theft at the Winerak.
Detective Sgt. Ric Roush says they are hoping someone recognizes the suspect in this surveillance photo.
He says on November 4th at around 4:30 p.m. a woman with blonde hair, wearing dark sunglasses and a dark blue coat walked into the Winerak on Maple Avenue.
The woman began taking large items off the store racks and placed them in a grocery cart.
Roush says she then walked...
November 8, 2011 - 4:24am
4 years 3 weeks ago
A 26-year-old Zanesville man is being held on breaking and entering, two counts of theft, possession of drug paraphernalia and a probation violation.
Zanesville Police said the suspect walked into the Starfire Gas Station on Pine and Pershing, grabbed packages of cigarettes and walked out the door around midnight Monday.
Two hours later the same thing happened at the Dairy Mart on Pine Street, with the same brand of cigarettes being taken.
Security video from both...
August 19, 2011 - 9:40am
4 years 14 weeks ago
A Zanesville man is currently in the Muskingum County Jail after being indicted Wednesday for the murder of his 10 month old son.
Detective Sgt. Ric Roush said that 29-year-old Joseph Miller of Zanesville was arrested Thursday afternoon without incident and will be arraigned in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court next Wednesday. He's charged with one count of murder and one count of second degree felony child endangering.
Sgt. Roush said on the morning of December 8, 2010, 10...