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March 10, 2014 - 8:09pm
51 weeks 3 days ago

The Zanesville City Council board passes an emergency ordinance to allow city officials to enter into a contract for the purchase of new vehicles for the Zanesville Police Department during  Monday's council meeting.

Through the state purchase agreement, Chief Kenneth Miller says that the department is looking to buy four Taurus sedans and one Ford SUV. The department attempts to purchase at least three marked vehicles each year, which keeps cars in rotation for approximately five...

March 10, 2014 - 2:46pm
51 weeks 3 days ago

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz announces the details of a series of drug raids.

The Muskingum County Sheriff's office and Zanesville Police Department's joint drug task force searched the mini storage units on Greenhouse Road on Monday in connection to a drug raid on 1238 Melrose Avenue on Friday. During the raid on Friday a resident at the home, Jamie Mayle was taken into custody.

"He is currently locked up on four different felony counts of trafficking methamphetamine...

February 22, 2014 - 6:23pm
1 year 1 week ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office and the Zanesville Police Department joined forces to combat drug distribution in our area.

the five member joint drug task force raided two Zanesville residences earlier on Saturday, one at 626 Convers Avenue and the other located at 1102 Sharon Avenue.

"Both search warrants were a result of investigations over the last few months, both houses have been on our radar as well as both suspects. We took a male into custody here on converse...

February 17, 2014 - 2:14pm
1 year 2 weeks ago

Zanesville Police say they made an arrest this past weekend in connection to a recent assault.

Chief Kenny Miller says on the morning of February 12, officers received a call that a homeless man, 58 -year- old Timothy Jenkins, fell on Van Buren Street. After investigation they determined he had been assaulted.

"He received a lot of injuries to his head I know that he is presently in Grant Hospital in critical condition," said Chief Miller.

Chief Miller says 27-...

February 17, 2014 - 2:07pm
1 year 2 weeks ago

Zanesville Police Chief. Kenny Miller says officers are investigating a weekend stabbing incident at the Disabled American Veterans building on Moxahala Avenue.

Chief Miller says just after Midnight on Sunday, police officers responded to call about a subject being stabbed at the DAV.Officers say the victim is currently at Genesis hospital recovering from the attack .

"It is not a fatal injury. I guess he did have some serious injuries, I believe right now they are...

January 24, 2014 - 6:10pm
1 year 5 weeks ago

Two women were sent to the hospital after a collision on Maple Avenue near Dairy Queen.

Officials from the Zanesville Police Department report that at around 10 a.m two vehicles collided shutting down the busy roadway for over an hour.

"The green car was believed to be going northbound on Maple just past Thurman here and seemed to pull to the left an struck the gray car that over here sitting on the side walk," said Captain Doug Merry.

Captain Merry says although...

January 17, 2014 - 5:57pm
1 year 6 weeks ago

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says his deputies and officers from the Zanesville Police Department seize a drug house.

Sheriff Lutz says that their department constantly receives calls about illegal activity happening at 770 Findlay Avenue. Once they obtained a search warrant they went into the house and took Justin L.Minor into custody.

"Today we were able to get charges on him. We have obviously have a weapon under disability, we did find a gun at the residence...

December 31, 2013 - 4:10pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department is expected to be out in full force on Tuesday helping the public bring in the new year safely.

Captain Douglas Merry says that during this time of year the department beefs up it's staff to ensure full coverage during the beginning of the year celebrations.

"We will be watching for drunk drivers so we are hoping that people who are out enjoying themselves for the evening have designated drivers set up for them or at least call for a ride and...

December 21, 2013 - 12:53pm
1 year 10 weeks ago

According to the Zanesville Police Department at approximately 8 p.m. Friday night officers responded to call from the Gulf Station on Maysville Pike. Employees of the gas station told police that a white male wearing all black attempted to steal money from the register. Employees say they chased the suspect out of the building and apprehended him until police were at the scene. Once on the scene officers arrested the man and say he will be charged with aggravated robbery. There...

November 27, 2013 - 6:20pm
1 year 14 weeks ago

Since 1981, Lambes has patrolled the streets of Zanesville, made sergeant, lieutenant and has spent the last 13 years as Zanesville's Police Chief. On Wednesday, Zanesville City Council members, friends, family and other law enforcement officers stopped by the police station to wish Lambes well at his retirement party. Lambes says there's no particular reason for why he's retiring, just that it's "time."

"I've been here 32 years. That's passed the average police officers...

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