Stories tagged with: zpd

June 5, 2011 - 7:24pm
3 years 51 weeks ago

A motorcyclist sends Law Enforcement on a high speed chase through Zanesville....

Zanesville police said, around 5:00 Sunday evening, officers attempted to pull over a motorcyclist at the Underwood and Howard St. intersection. The driver fled from police, leading them across the Memorial Bridge and north-bound on Linden Ave. Police said, the driver reached speeds of around 100 MPH. That's when the driver lost control and crashed near Bellview Drive. Police said, drug...

May 31, 2011 - 3:59pm
3 years 51 weeks ago

A pickup truck slammed into a house after a two vehicle injury accident in Zanesville.

It happened around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, in front of 517 Ball Street. Zanesville Police Officer Terry Sheets says, a Ford van, driven by 47-year-old Mary Gheen was headed East on Ball Street when her van was struck by a Ford Ranger pickup truck driven by 31-year-old Jamie Burleigh. Burleigh, who was headed north on Peter's Alley, failed to stop at the end of the alley, and struck the side...

March 15, 2011 - 5:32pm
4 years 10 weeks ago

The second floor of the Zanesville City Jail has been closed for nearly two years and now local officials are discussing the idea of possibly opening it back up.

Monday night at City Council, Police Chief Eric Lambes was asked to outline a budget to figure out how much it would cost to reopen that part of the jail. It was previously shut down due to lack of funds. Concerns, however, are now being raised over Governor Kasich's plans to change sentencing for convicts in order to save the...

February 22, 2011 - 6:33pm
4 years 13 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department is receiving a share of money seized from a 2008 federal drug case that happened in Pataskala.

Police Chief Eric Lambes said Donald Dailey Jr. was involved in the trading of marijuana across state lines. He said information recovered through some local dealers helped get Dailey arrested. During the investigation, over five million dollars was seized from his home. The ZPD recieved $385,336.60 of that money for their efforts in the case.

"All...

November 25, 2010 - 7:56pm
4 years 26 weeks ago

Just because Thanksgiving is a national holiday, doesn't mean everyone gets the day off. But who says you still can't have Thanksgiving dinner on the clock?

The Zanesville Fire Department along with the Police Department gathered to enjoy their Thanksgiving feast at the firehouse. But while they may enjoy a few good laughs and eat some Turkey Day goodness, they are always prepared for whatever may come their way.

"Thanksgiving Day is no different than any other day. The...

September 22, 2010 - 4:48pm
4 years 35 weeks ago

Will the Zanesville and Muskingum County dispatch centers be consolidated into one? That's the question that was brought up Wednesday afternoon at the Dispatch Task Force's first meeting.

The issue has the potential of causing quite a power struggle between both law enforcement agencies, but they were able to sit down with other local officials and see if the option is feasible.

"We're one community. Find ways that we can better serve our people. We all have less resources,...

September 6, 2010 - 5:17pm
4 years 37 weeks ago

On this Labor Day, a local restaurant is serving those who serve the community day in and day out.

In what they call 'Hospitality on a Visit,' employees from Olive Garden made a special trip to Zanesville's Public Safety Center. While many have the day off, the men and women who serve and protect are hard at work, so Olive Garden thought the Zanesville Police and Fire Departments deserved a nice lunch.

"We do multiple places around town, and this is one of the places we...

August 30, 2010 - 5:30pm
4 years 38 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department is joining a national effort to crack down on drunk driving.

The campaign "Over the Limit...Under Arrest" started last week and will continue through Labor Day.

"We're assigning an officer to patrol primarily, just to look for traffic offenses involving alcohol-related offenses," says Lt. Tony Coury.

Officers are trained to look for the odor of alcohol, slurred speech, glassy eyes, and drivers who are unsteady on...

August 6, 2010 - 9:57pm
4 years 42 weeks ago

A two-car accident at the intersection of West Main and Pine Street sends one person to the hospital.

Sergeant Chris Phipps of the Zanesville Police Department says a red Bonneville was traveling down Pine Street onto West Main Street when it appears that the vehicle lost brake control and was struck by an R.C. Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling van traveling on West Main Street. Sgt. Phipps says that there were no passengers in either vehicle. Crews had to use the jaws of life on the...

July 14, 2010 - 4:45am
4 years 45 weeks ago

Zanesville Police search for a suspect in a Wednesday morning robbery.

Authorities said around 4:30am a short, heavy set male wearing a gray mask walked into the Duke and Duchess on Blue Avenue and robbed the store. He fled on foot.

Police said the man was around 5'5 and was wearing a white jacket.

The investigation into this incident continues. We'll bring you more as it becomes available.

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