Stories tagged with: Zanesville Police

March 28, 2013 - 2:18pm
3 years 17 weeks ago

Zanesville Police nab their suspect in a string of robberies.

Captain Tony Coury said following Wednesday's robbery of Shrivers Pharmacy on Brighton Boulevard, they were able to locate their suspect at 1226 1/2 Ridge Avenue.

The man is also suspected of six other robberies that took place within the last 14 days.

"In the past few months the robberies we have had have been individuals that have escalated fairly quickly," explained Captain Coury. "They've went...

March 7, 2013 - 6:46pm
3 years 20 weeks ago

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."

The body was taken to the Licking County...

March 3, 2013 - 10:38pm
3 years 21 weeks ago

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...

March 1, 2013 - 9:13am
3 years 21 weeks ago

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.

February 19, 2013 - 6:50pm
3 years 22 weeks ago

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...

December 17, 2012 - 3:02pm
3 years 32 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 - 7:43pm
3 years 48 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 - 10:38pm
3 years 49 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 - 4:59pm
4 years 5 days 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 - 6:18pm
4 years 1 week 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...

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