Wheeling Police News Updates

Wheeling Police Department News Releases

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 ho…

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


The Wheeling Police Department will close the following roads in the Center Wheeling/downtown area …

Wheeling PD Seeking Applications for Police Officers


The Wheeling Police Department is currently seeking applications for probationary police officers. …

WPD Arrest Man After Finding Large Amount of Drugs, Illegal Firearms


Wheeling Police arrested and charged a local man with felony gun and drug crimes after an initial…

WPD Investigating Fatal Crash


Wheeling Police are investigating a two vehicle crash that killed one person late Friday night.Poli…

WPD Arrest Man on Felony Drug Charges


A Wheeling man is facing drug charges after an initial traffic stop early Monday morning in the Woo…

Wheeling Police to Launch Online Crime Reporting Site


Beginning Tuesday, Oct. 12, several misdemeanors, or nuisance related crimes can be reported electr…

Two Facing Charges in Weekend Investigation


The Wheeling Police Department charged two men over the weekend involved in an apparent assault/kid…

WPD Make Arrest in Overnight Robbery


Wheeling Police arrested one person involved in an overnight robbery that took place in downtown.  …

Special Operation Nets Multiple Arrests, Drug Seizures


A total of 13 people have been arrested and are facing criminal charges after the Wheeling Police D…

Suspect Arrested in Monday Shooting


The suspect in Monday afternoon’s shooting on 29th Street turned himself into Wheeling Police overn…

South Wheeling Shooting Investigation


Wheeling Police are investigating a shooting that happened Monday afternoon in South Wheeling. Arou…

Mozart Homicide Investigation


The Wheeling Police Department is investigating a homicide that took place Friday afternoon in the …

Wheeling Police, Ohio County Prosecutors Office Provide Update in 2018 Homicide Case


WHEELING, W.Va. – The Wheeling Police Department and Ohio County Prosecutors Office announced Frida…

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held For New Wheeling Police Department Headquarters


WHEELING, W.Va. – After years of planning, renovations on a newer, modern headquarters for the City…

Wheeling Police Announce September Crime Watch Meetings


The Wheeling Police Department will continue to hold in-person neighborhood crime watch meetings th…

Wheeling PD Arrest Man on Drug Charges, Battery on an Officer


A Wheeling man is faced with several criminal charges after an officer attempted to initially arres…

Wheeling Police Arrest Man for Possessing Methamphetamine


A local man is facing a criminal charge after Wheeling Police found illegal narcotics and drug usin…

WPD Arrest Man on Wanton Endangerment, Firearm Charges


Wheeling Police arrested a man suspected of firing a gun into a car on Wheeling Island earlier this…

Wheeling PD Seeking Applications for Police Officers


The Wheeling Police Department is currently seeking applications for probationary police officers. …

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