A New Philadelphia man is behind bars believed to be connected to the murder of Lillian and Doyle Chumney. Saturday police arrested 21 year old Jeffery Stewart. A warrant has also been issued for 29 year old Robert Clark OF Dennison. Both men are facing murder and other charges. Officials say Stewart was identified through the public’s help after a surveillance photograph of him was released this morning. The Chumney’s were reported missing from their Strasburg home on January 21st. Their bodies were found in their burned vehicle the next day on a secluded road in Coshocton County. The investigation continues.
A Canton man is behind bars after a police raid at his home. Police executed a search warrant at the home of 41 year old Mark Petrik on Spring Avenue NE Thursday afternoon. Officers seized more than 21 pounds of marijuana, a digital scale, grow lights an undisclosed amount of money and more. Petrik was arrested but later released after posting 50 a thousand dollars bond. He'll be back in court on Monday.