Stories tagged with: zpd

January 15, 2015 - 9:37pm
19 weeks 1 day 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
36 weeks 4 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
52 weeks 18 hours 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 1 week 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 5 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 5 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 7 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 8 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...

March 24, 2014 - 8:21pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

Zanesville City Council passed an emergency ordinance at Monday's meeting that will allow the Zanesville Police Department to purchase new computers and replacement central processing units (CPUs). Police Chief Kenny Miller says Microsoft will no longer support the older computers that are currently in the cruisers.

"The computers we have in the cars now are approximately 5 years old, running on Windows XP," Chief Miller explained. "Microsoft has come out and...

March 14, 2014 - 5:16pm
1 year 10 weeks ago

After three and a half months working as the Interim Chief of the Zanesville Police Department, Kenneth Miller was officially sworn in as Police Chief of the department.

Community leaders, officers and Miller's family members all met at the Zanesville City Hall Building Friday afternoon to witness the swearing in ceremony. Chief Miller says that this is a proud moment in his life.

"I've been on the department for over 33 years, so I've invested a lot of my life to doing...

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