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Wheeling Police Department News Releases

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. …

Ohio Woman Facing Drug Charges


A Saint Clairsville woman is facing felony drug charges by Wheeling Police after authorities respon…

East Wheeling Shooting Investigation


Wheeling Police are investigating a shooting that injured one person Sunday evening in East Wheel…

Two Arrested on Drug Charges in Separate Incidents


Two people are facing drug charges after two separate incidents in the same area on Wheeling Island…

East Wheeling Shots Fired Investigation


Wheeling Police are investigating an overnight shots fired incident in the East Wheeling neighborho…

National Night Out Set for Tuesday, August 3


The Wheeling Police Department, along with several community partners will once again take part in …

WPD Arrest Man on Illegal Drugs Charges


A Cleveland, Ohio man is facing two felony drug charges after Wheeling Police arrested him Thursday…

Two Arrested in Overnight Stabbing


Around 12:45 a.m., Thursday, Wheeling Police were called to the wooded area behind Lowe’s in the 28…

Wheeling Police Host NIBIN Mobile Unit to Help Region with Unsolved Gun-Related Crimes


The Wheeling Police Department welcomed representatives and technicians with the National Integrate…

Arrest Made in Malicious Assault Incident


Just before 3:15 p.m., Monday, Wheeling Police were called to 317 South Penn Street on Wheeling Isl…

East Wheeling Shots Fired Investigation


The Wheeling Police Department is investigating a shots fired incident that happened early Sunday m…

Wheeling Man Facing Indecent Exposure Charge


The Wheeling Police Department announced Thursday that Wesley David McConnell, 66 of Wheeling is fa…

WPD Adds to Bicycle Unit; Debuts New Specialty Vehicles


Thanks to an anonymous community donor, the Wheeling Police Department introduced two brand-new spe…

Wheeling Police, Ohio County Prosecutor’s Office Asking for Help in 2018 Homicide Investigation


The Wheeling Police Department and the Ohio County Prosecutor’s Office announced both agencies are …

Wheeling Police, Fire Issue Warning on Illegal Fireworks


As the Independence Day holiday approaches, the city of Wheeling’s police and fire departments are …

WPD to Resume Neighborhood Crime Watch Meetings


The Wheeling Police Department announced that in-person neighborhood crime watch meetings are retur…

Wheeling Police Introduce Newest K9 Officer


The Wheeling Police Department introduced the newest member of its K9 Unit Thursday - Ozzy, a 1…

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