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January 24, 2014 - 7:10pm
2 years 30 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 - 6:57pm
2 years 31 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 - 5:10pm
2 years 33 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 - 1:53pm
2 years 35 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 - 7:20pm
2 years 38 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...

November 25, 2013 - 9:55pm
2 years 39 weeks ago

One person was sent to the hospital following an accident at the intersection of Underwood and Zane Street.

The accident happened just before 7 o'clock Monday night. Zanesville Police Patrolman Shane Starkey says a woman in a silver sedan was driving southbound on Underwood Street when she ran a red light. Patrolman Starkey says that's when a dark colored sedan traveling westbound on Zane Street struck the silver sedan.

The driver of the silver sedan was sent to the hospital and...

November 22, 2013 - 4:15pm
2 years 39 weeks ago

Zanesville Police Captain Doug Merry says 17-year-old Weslee Estrada has been missing since last Friday.

Capt. Merry says Estrada was last seen at Zanesville High School on Friday, Nov. 15 and last talked to a relative on Saturday, Nov. 16. Estrada is 5 feet, 6 inches tall, he weighs 141 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes. He is listed as a missing juvenile. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Zanesville Police Department at 740-455-0700.
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October 31, 2013 - 10:08pm
2 years 42 weeks ago

Thursday evening, a seven-year- old boy was struck by a car while trick or treating.

The Zanesville Police Department reports that at approximately 6:30 p.m. a young boy darted into the middle of the street near the intersection of Ridge and Schaum Avenue, where he was hit by a red vehicle traveling on the road. A neighbor says she witnessed the incident first hand and says she saw the boy get flung across the street.

"That's one thing I wish a parent will never have to see...

October 31, 2013 - 9:26pm
2 years 42 weeks ago

Zanesville police have released more information about a shooting incident on Sharon Avenue Wednesday afternoon.

Captain Tony Coury says at around 4:15 p.m. officers were dispatched to a house at 1614 Sharon Avenue, where they arrested four people. Coury say this is not the first time that officers have been called to this address.

"We have had numerous complaints here at this house," said Captain Coury. A lot of neighbors have called and people that live in that area...

October 28, 2013 - 5:29pm
2 years 43 weeks ago

Starting Monday, construction at the Dresden Point on Maple Avenue will likely cause you more headaches. A portion of Maple Ave. is already down to one lane and Zanesville Police Captain Tony Coury said drivers should prepare for even more daily delays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. near the Bethesda Hospital and the Dresden Point construction sites. He is urging drivers to take an alternate route, if possible.

"Or, if they can't avoid it, to have patience," said Capt. Coury...

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