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 were patrolling the area of South Wabash St. and attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle. The driver of the car did not stop and sped away, leading police on a brief vehicle chase until they stopped, got out of the car, and ran from officers in the 500 block of South York St.


Police were able to stop the individual and arrest him. During a search of the suspect, police discovered several grams of cocaine, crack cocaine, methamphetamine, fentanyl, and oxycodone.


Dallas Michael Acoff, 33 of Cleveland was arrested on reckless fleeing and four possession with intent to deliver charges. He was taken to the Northern Regional Jail and was later arraigned by a magistrate, who set bond at $127,000.

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