Murphy Pleads Not Guilty

A Zanesville man accused of exposing himself in a local laundry mat made an appearance in Common Pleas Court. In front of Judge Kelly Cottrill, 28-year-old Shawn Murphy plead not guilty to several charges including gross sexual imposition, two counts of public indecency and three counts of theft of a credit card. Zanesville Police said […]

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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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Officials discuss increasing security at the Muskingum County Courthouse

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- Changes will be happening soon to the Muskingum County Courthouse in order to increase the buildings security. The Muskingum County Board of County Commissioners spoke with Sheriff Matt Lutz, along with Judge Mark Fleegle and Judge Kelly Cottrill, about what security changes to make in the Courthouse. Lutz said, “The commissioners have had […]

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