July 18, 2012 - 6:18pm
4 years 5 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 - 3:25pm
4 years 23 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 - 6:00am
4 years 30 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 - 5:01pm
4 years 37 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 - 5:24am
4 years 42 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 - 10:40am
5 years 1 week 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...
November 23, 2010 - 12:31pm
5 years 39 weeks ago
Zanesville Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Rally's on Maple Avenue.
Detective Sgt. Ric Roush says a male employee was exiting a side door Tuesday morning when he was approached by an individual armed with a handgun.
Roush says the suspect demanded the store's money and then fled on foot.
No one was injured during the incident.
The suspect was described only as a white male wearing dark clothing...
November 5, 2010 - 7:15am
5 years 42 weeks ago
Zanesville Police said an early Friday morning fire is under investigation.
Lt. Bill Shaw said that around 3a.m. they believe someone set a parked truck on fire on Luck Avenue.
Police are trying to determine if the incident was a random act or the owner of the vehicle was targeted.
Lt. Shaw said the owner of the vehicle does not know why anyone would do that to him.
Police continue to search for a suspect.
October 29, 2010 - 5:36am
5 years 43 weeks ago
Zanesville Police nab a suspect in a break-in and look for one still on the loose.
Lt. Bill Shaw said that around 1:40 Friday morning officers were called to a two story home in the 300 block of Woodlawn Avenue.
The upstairs resident was hearing supposed to be vacant. Officers were able to arrest a 22-year-old man that had broken into the downstairs and was cutting up and stealing copper plumbing.
He's now being held in the city jail on burglary and possession of criminal...
July 5, 2010 - 11:36am
6 years 7 weeks ago
Zanesville police spent half the night out searching for a group of teens.
Captain Mike Baker said a group of ten juveniles tried to make a getaway last night from their Juvenile Counseling Center for Kids with Deviant Behavior on Main Street. He said they used the fireworks as a cover for their escape.
"We found them all over the city out on the interstate there were ten of them and it took us most of the night to round them all up," Baker said.
All ten of...