Police News

Arrest Made in January 2021 Homicide Case


Wheeling Police today announced the suspect wanted in a 2021 shooting that resulted in the death of a man on Wheeling Island has been arrested.The U.…

Wheeling Police Release Factual Findings Regarding March 19 Shooting Investigation


The Wheeling Police Department is releasing its factual findings from the March shooting investigation on Wheeling Island that resulted in the death …

Wheeling Police to Hold Law Enforcement Memorial Event on May 18


The Wheeling Police Department will honor and remember local, regional, and national law enforcement officers who made the ultimate sacrifice at its …

WPD Investigating Stabbing in East Wheeling


Wheeling Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred Tuesday evening in East Wheeling.Police were called to a 15th Street address around 7:50 p…

WPD Provide Update on Weekend Shooting


Wheeling Police are continuing to investigate a shooting that occurred Saturday evening on Wheeling Island that resulted in the death of a man.Just b…

Wheeling Island Shooting Investigation


Wheeling Police are investigating a shooting that took place in the 100 block of South Huron Street on Wheeling Island just before 7:30 p.m. Saturday…

Charges Filed in Wednesday Evening Vehicle Pursuit


A Wheeling man is facing criminal charges after leading police in Belmont County, Ohio on a vehicle pursuit into the city of Wheeling Wednesday eveni…

One Arrested on Drug Charges by WPD


One person is facing drug charges by the Wheeling Police Department after a traffic stop on Wheeling Island early Wednesday morning. Around 2:15 a.…

Wheeling Police to Hold Neighborhood Crime Watch Meetings


After a brief winter break, the Wheeling Police Department invites all city residents to attend in-person neighborhood crime watch meetings beginning…

Two Arrested in Overnight Vehicle Pursuit


Wheeling Police announced two people are facing criminal charges after a vehicle pursuit early Monday morning.  Around 4:18 a.m., police in…

Two People Arrested by WPD for Endangering Children


Wheeling Police arrested two people in unrelated incidents last week on several felony and misdemeanor charges, including child endangerment. The fir…

Multiple People Charged in Wheeling Island Robbery Investigation


Wheeling Police announced Monday five people have been criminally charged in a robbery investigation that occurred last month on Wheeling Island. Arr…

WPD Arrest Man for Fleeing and Drug Possession


The Wheeling Police Department arrested an Ohio man on multiple felony charges on Wheeling Island early Wednesday morning. Around 3:20 a.m., police w…

Wheeling PD Seeking Applications for Police Officers


The Wheeling Police Department is currently seeking applications for probationary police officers. The deadline to apply is Monday. Feb. 21, with the…

Wheeling Police Department Releases 2021 Crime Statistics


The Wheeling Police Department is pleased to share its annual crime statistics for 2021. Overall, the data collected over the last year indicates s…

Arrest Warrant Issued in September Homicide Case


The Wheeling Police Department is seeking the whereabouts of Amanda Carman, 35 of Glen Easton, W.Va. for her involvement in the homicide that occur…

WPD Arrest Man on Felony Drug Charges


An Ohio man was jailed over the weekend after Wheeling Police discovered drugs in his possession. Around 4:45 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 19, Wheeling Police …

WPD Arrest Man on Fleeing and Drug Charges


Wheeling Police arrested and charged a local man on fleeing and felony drug charges after an initial traffic stop over the weekend on Wheeling Island…

Super 6 Football Championship Weekend Traffic & Safety Information


The Wheeling Police Department wants to inform the public of increased traffic flow on Wheeling Island for the West Virginia Super Six High School Fo…

5th Annual ‘Operation Toy Lift’ Set for Dec. 11 at Ohio Valley Mall


The Wheeling Police Department and the Belmont County Sheriff’s Office are once again excited to hold ‘Operation Toy Lift’ on Saturday, Dec. 11 at th…

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