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July 11, 2015 - 12:47pm
2 weeks 5 days ago

UPDATE: July 11 9:30 p.m:  According to Sgt. Jon McCoy of the Zanesville Police Department, the suspect, 23-year-old Tequane Ali Boxley, was arrested Saturday evening.  Authorities found him on Indiana Street shortly after 7:00 p.m.  He was taken into custody without incident.

UPDATE July 11 3:30 p.m: Witnesses advised that the incident occured at Dairy Mart on the corner of Pine St. and Baker St. and the victim was transported in the vehicle to the West Main and State...

July 5, 2015 - 6:01pm
3 weeks 5 days ago

Anitera Sharrer, 5, of Zanesville was struck by an oncoming Ford 150 shortly after 5:00 p.m. Sunday. 

Her father, Aaron Sharrer said Anitera was crossing Luck Avenue just south of Dryden Road. Sharrer also said, it appeared that the driver of the truck strongly applied the brakes. Zanesville Patrol Officer, Vickers said there was no indication the truck was traveling at a high rate of speed.

Anitera was transported to Genesis Hospital. Before being transported, both Sharrer...

January 15, 2015 - 9:37pm
28 weeks 2 days ago

At 7:08 p.m. a fire was reported at 1755 Kemper Ct., at Precision Fabricating And Stamping Inc. 

Zanesville and Wayne Township Fire Departments responded to the call. 

According the Wayne Township Fire Department Assistant Chief, Sam Smith, a trash can caught on fire in the building. The fire took about five minutes to contain and there was no structural damage to the building.

The business owners were alerted about the fire via smoke detectors and have been...

September 15, 2014 - 4:58pm
45 weeks 5 days ago

A portion of Main Street was closed for a little more than a half hour around 4:00 p.m. tonight. The Zanesville Police Department responded to a semi truck that ran over the bell at the corner of 6th and Main. Traffic was diverted from Main Street between 6th and 7th streets while the truck was lifted off the bell. ZPD said that besides between 6th and 7th streets traffic patterns weren't disturbed and that it is back to normal now.

May 30, 2014 - 6:05pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department arrested a suspect believed to be connected to a January homicide investigation.

At approximately 10:30a.m. Friday morning the Zanesville Police Department's Special Response Team raided a home at 207 Corwin Avenue and apprehended Chad M. Morrison,34 in connection to the murder of Isaac Thomas.

"In the early morning hours in January we had a shooting where the victim had stumbled out in the street and later died we have been...

May 19, 2014 - 2:33pm
1 year 10 weeks ago

When Cindi Peddicord moved into her Ridge Avenue home a little less than a year ago she says she had no idea that the neighborhood came with one major issue. Prostitution.

"The Johns are coming up and down the street all hours of the night.  I mean you see the same truck going around many times and you know that's what they are out for," said Peddicord.

Like most mothers, Peddicord says she wants what's best for her children, but with prostitutes working in the...

April 23, 2014 - 6:36pm
1 year 14 weeks ago

The Crime and Violence Committee met at City Hall this afternoon to discuss what is being done to make the Zanesville community more safe.

Public Safety Director Fred Buck and Chief of Police Kenneth Miller addressed questions from the committee on the status of shooting and drug investigations. Chief Miller also informed the committee on updates to police equipment and computers.

"This is something I went to council for a month or so ago, just updating the...

April 18, 2014 - 5:09pm
1 year 15 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department said it made three arrests this week in connection to prostitution in the downtown area.

Chief Kenneth Miller says last night three members of his department executed a prostitution sting on 7th St. from Market to South St.

"We not only went out to arrest the prostitutes, we also did a reverse sting to also arrest the johns. " said Chief Miller.

Chief Miller says officers arrested Stacy Taylor, 34 of Zanesville on one count of...

April 7, 2014 - 4:18pm
1 year 16 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department is looking to do some hiring.

Currently the department is in need of corrections officers for the city jail. Interested individuals can check the city's website to apply. All applicants must be 20 and a half years of age and older to apply. Chief Miller says it's a good way to get your foot in the door in the police department.

"It's not a job for everyone, but if people are interested in getting into law enforcement and maybe there is not an...

April 2, 2014 - 4:23pm
1 year 17 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department Special Response Team spoke to students at OUZ and Zane State for Public Safety Week.

The team consisting of two snipers, two negotiators, and ten operators. Members were present to answer questions; they also went through a role play scenario to show students what an entry into a barricade or hostage situation consists of.

Members of the Special Response team are required to have 3 years of patrol experience. By speaking with the...

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