News Headlines for Monday, December 4
LCSO SEARCHING FOR NEWARK MAN
A 33-year-old convicted sex offender is wanted for failing to register his address. The Licking County Sheriff’s Office is actively searching for Justin Conn, of Newark. In 2017, Conn was convicted of gross sexual imposition and was sentenced to fifteen months in prison. If you have any information on his whereabouts contact your local law enforcement agency.
The investigation continues into a fatal crash Friday morning in Muskingum County. Around 6:45 a.m., Cory Cox, of New Concord, was traveling west on U.S. 22 when he apparently went left of center and struck an SUV being driven by Brittany Yerkey, according to The Zanesville Post of the State Patrol. Cox, 37, died from his injuries. Yerkey, 33, sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries.
NPD SWEARING-IN CEREMONIES
The Newark Police Department will hold swearing-in ceremonies today for four new officers – Adam Fumi, Kevin Lloyd, Stevan Loy and Jonathan Salyer. The swearing-in ceremonies will be held at 10:00 a.m.at Newark Police headquarters on North Fourth Street.
2024 DOG TAGS
Dog owners can now purchase their 2024 dog tags. Licking County Dog Warden Larry Williams says having current tags is very important if your dog goes missing.
A one year dog license is $22 a three year license is $66.
OSU IS HEADING TO THE COTTON BOWL
Ohio State will face Missouri in the Cotton Bowl on Friday, Dec. 29.
Coach Ryan Day and the Buckeyes are an early 6 ½ point favorite to beat the Tigers.
HWE CHRISTMAS CONCERT
The Heisey Wind Ensemble will present their annual Christmas concert on Saturday, Dec. 9, in the Lawrence E. Griffin Performing Arts Center at Newark High School. The concert begins at 7:30 pm with pre-concert music starting at 6:45 pm by the HWE Trombone players. Tickets for HWE concerts are available only at the door. Adults are $15, seniors (60+) are $10 and students are $5. Additional information can be found at the band’s web site at www.heiseywindensemble.org.