Police News

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…

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 on Friday, November 19, 2021, for the annual Fanta…

Wheeling PD Seeking Applications for Police Officers


The Wheeling Police Department is currently seeking applications for probationary police officers. The deadline to apply is Friday, Nov. 12, with the…

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 overdose call on Wheeling Island last week. &n…

WPD Investigating Fatal Crash


Wheeling Police are investigating a two vehicle crash that killed one person late Friday night.Police were called to the eastbound I-70 Exit 2A off-r…

WPD Arrest Man on Felony Drug Charges


A Wheeling man is facing drug charges after an initial traffic stop early Monday morning in the Woodsdale area of the city. Around 12:50 a.m., police…

Wheeling Police to Launch Online Crime Reporting Site


Beginning Tuesday, Oct. 12, several misdemeanors, or nuisance related crimes can be reported electronically to the Wheeling Police Department, than…

Two Facing Charges in Weekend Investigation


The Wheeling Police Department charged two men over the weekend involved in an apparent assault/kidnapping incident.Police were initially called to t…

WPD Make Arrest in Overnight Robbery


Wheeling Police arrested one person involved in an overnight robbery that took place in downtown.  Just after midnight, police patrolling the area of…

Special Operation Nets Multiple Arrests, Drug Seizures


A total of 13 people have been arrested and are facing criminal charges after the Wheeling Police Department successfully held a special operation ai…

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