Police News

Shots Fired Investigation


Wheeling Police are investigating a shots fired incident that happened on Wheeling Island Wednesday evening. Police were called to the 500 block of S…

Overnight Crash Investigation


Wheeling Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash that occurred around 11:10 p.m. Sunday at the U.S. 250 / I-70 interchange at the McColloch S…

Malicious Assault Arrest


One person was arrested Friday evening by Wheeling Police after a domestic-related stabbing in North Wheeling.Police were called to Wheeling Fire Sta…

Shots Fired Investigation


Wheeling Police are investigating a shots fired incident that occurred Friday evening in the 3700 block of Eoff Street in South Wheeling.  Police wer…

Wheeling Police Department Releases 2023 Crime Statistics


The Wheeling Police Department released its annual crime statistics for 2023 today. Most major crime categories and overall calls for services decl…

Wheeling Police to Hold Career Open House on Jan. 31


The Wheeling Police Department will be hosting a career open house for those interested in becoming a police officer next week.  The career…

Charges Filed After Man Fights with Police/Fire Department


One person is facing multiple charges after fighting with law enforcement and EMS personnel in Wheeling. Around 5 p.m., Thursday, the Wheeling police…

One Arrested for Obstructing / Battery on a Police Officer in Wheeling


A Wheeling man has been arrested and charged after fighting with police.  Around 3:15 p.m., Wednesday, Wheeling Police officers were executing an arr…

Wheeling PD Honors Retiring K9 Zero


After five and a half years of faithful service, K9 Zero has retired from active duty at the Wheeling Police Department. Zero, whose last day in se…

Arrest Made in Armed Robbery


Robert Allen Baker, 53 of Wellsburg has been charged by the Wheeling Police Department with robbery, malicious assault,  grand larceny, and assault d…

‘Operation Toy Lift’ Set for Dec. 9 at Ohio Valley Mall


Now in its seventh year, the Wheeling Police Department and the Belmont County Sheriff’s Office are gearing up for ‘Operation Toy Lift&…

Armed Robbery Investigation


Wheeling police are investigating an armed robbery that took place around 11:45 a.m. today. The incident happened at Lily’s on River Road in North Wh…

Traffic/Road Closure Information for Friday’s Fantasy in Lights Parade


The Wheeling Police Department will close the following roads and enact parking restrictions in the Center Wheeling/downtown area on Friday, Novemb…

Two People Wanted in Overnight Shooting


Update: Both individuals have since been located and arraigned in magistrate court. Wheeling Police are investigating a shooting that injur…

Arrest Made in Wednesday Evening Shots Fired Incident


Wheeling Police have arrested and charged one person after a shots fired incident Wednesday. Around 5:27 p.m., police were called to the pa…

Wheeling PD Investigating Overnight Vehicle Break-ins


Wheeling Police are investigating several reports of vehicles being entered overnight on Carmel Road in the Edgewood section of the city.All the vehi…

Charges Filed in Fatal Crash Investigation


Wheeling Police have criminally charged a man in relation to a single-vehicle crash that killed another person in July.After receiving a toxicology r…

Wheeling Police Seeking Information on Suspect


Wheeling Police are asking for the public’s assistance in seeking additional information on a man who approached a juvenile girl in the Edgington Lan…

Wheeling Police Welcomes New K9


The Wheeling Police Department has a new, enthusiastic four-legged employee protecting the city – K9 Virgil! Virgil, a 20-month-old Belgia…

Malicious Assault Arrest


One person has been arrested and charged after a malicious assault incident Monday evening in East Wheeling.Wheeling Police were called to the Salvat…

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