EMTs assaulted

Usually EMTs care for the sick, transport them to the hospital, but Thursday afternoon it was quite a different story. Two emergency responders were the ones being transported. Harrison Township EMT Rick Bennett and his partner were responding to an ill female on Old River Road when Bennett says the woman became combative and kicked […]

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Perry County authorities discover meth lab

Authorities arrested three men after discovering a methamphetamine lab in Perry County Wednesday afternoon. Law enforcement was attempting to locate a wanted person at 3530 Reading Township Road 123 in Junction City, when they smelled a strong chemical odor coming from an RV parked in the driveway. According to a press release, Sergeant Kevin Starrett […]

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More trouble for man suspected of shooting officer

More trouble surrounds the 18-year old accused of shooting a Zanesville Police Officer and his K-9 partner. According to Police Chief Eric Lambes, Dominick Conley assaulted a jailer Tuesday afternoon, after refusing to wear assigned jail clothing. Lambes said it was a minor attack, and will not likely result in additional charges. Conley faces 11 […]

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Murder Suspect waives extradition

The Zanesville fugitive suspected of murder, waived his extradition hearing Friday. 23-year old James McCrae will be transported back to Muskingum County after waiving extradition, according to Mary Beth Myers of the Wood County Circuit Clerks Office. Authorities discovered McCrae in Vienna, West Virginia on Wednesday. Several law enforcement agencies in Vienna worked to apprehend […]

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Most Wanted Murder Suspect Arrested

Police in West Virginia arrested a local fugitive wanted for murder Wednesday night. Authorities arrested 23-year old James McCrae in Vienna, West Virginia, according to Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz. Several law enforcement agencies in Vienna worked to apprehend McCrae, who was taken into custody without incident. He’s being held in the Wood County Holding […]

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