Conley Arraignment Wednesday

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The man accused of shooting a Zanesville Police Officer and his K-9 partner faces arraignment Wednesday.

18-year-old Dominick Conley faces 12 felony counts including assault on a peace officer and assault on a police dog, both with gun specifications.

The Muskingum County Prosecutors Office says Conley was also indicted on two counts of kidnapping and one of aggravated burglary as well as six counts of abduction, all with gun specifications, along with tampering with evidence.

Police say after the shootings Conley carjacked a woman, committed burglary and held six people at gun point.

Conley is accused of shooting Officer Mike Schiele and his police dog Bosco on August 23rd while the officer was trying to serve a misdemeanor warrant.

Conley faces 106 and a half years in prison if convicted on all counts.

Check back to later for more on Conley’s arraignment or tune in to the WHIZ News at 6 and AM 1240.

Nichole Hannahs
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