Gillard Found Guilty

After a week-long trial, a Muskingum County jury found 32-year-old Michael Gillard guilty of two counts of rape and one count of attempted rape. The Muskingum County Prosecutor’s Office said the offense was reported to police in June of 2020 after the teenage victim asked a friend to examine an injury suffered while trying to […]

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Ayers Enters “Not Guilty” Plea

A Zanesville woman charged in connection to three overdose deaths appears in Common Pleas Court in Muskingum County. Presley Ayers plead not guilty in front of Judge Kelly Cottrill to corrupting another with drugs, involuntary manslaughter and trafficking in drugs. Ayers along with five others are facing charges in connection to the overdose deaths of […]

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Stamn Pleads Not Guilty

A Zanesville man entered a plea in a Muskingum County drug case. 36-year-old Christopher Stamn went before Judge Mark Fleegle in Common Pleas Court and plead not guilty to several drug related charges. Those include trafficking in drugs, possession of drugs, possession of criminal tools, permitting drug abuse and possession of drug paraphernalia. Authorities said […]

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