Wheeling Police News Updates

Wheeling Police Department News Releases

Ohio Man Arrested by WPD on Felony Drug Charges


An Ohio man wanted on an initial petit larceny warrant has been arrested and is now facing two felo…

Body Found in Ohio River Identified


Wheeling Police announced Monday the body found along the shoreline of the Ohio River on Feb. 18 ha…

Death Investigation


The Wheeling Police Department is investigating after a man was found dead on Wheeling Island early…

Body Found in Ohio River


Wheeling police detectives are investigating the death of a person after a man’s body was fou…

Drug Arrest Made on Wheeling Island


A Cleveland, Ohio man has been arrested and is now facing felony drug charges after an initial traf…

Reports of Suspicious Activity in South Wheeling Leads to Multiple Arrests


The Wheeling Police Department has criminally charged four people after multiple citizen complaints…

Suspect Wanted in Jan. 28 Wheeling Island Shooting


Wheeling Police are seeking the whereabouts on a suspect wanted in connection to the Jan. 28 shooti…

Wheeling Police Department Releases 2020 Crime Statistics


The City of Wheeling’s Police Department experienced a very different year in 2020. While the…

Overnight Shooting Investigation


Wheeling Police are investigating a shooting that happened early Thursday morning on Wheeling Islan…

I-70 Eastbound Fulton Bridge Closure Beginning Monday, February 1


The West Virginia Division of Highways advises that, beginning Monday, February 1, 2021, I-70 Eastb…

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