05/24/2015 

Wheeling Police Department graduates seven Neighborhood Assistant Volunteers.

Seat belt enforcement in full swing across country and in Wheeling.

Six arrested for credit card fraud.

Vandals strike elephant park.

Robbery of Mountaineer auto under investigation.

Medical professionals receive narcam training.

Fallen deputy remembered. 

Local man arrested on incest charge.

05/15/2015  

Wheeling Police creating crisis intervention and tactical training team.

05/14/2015  

Law enforcement memorial held at waterfront. 

State police cruiser and guns stolen during traffic stop.

Columbus teen wanted for role in shots fired incident.

Local doctor under investigation after taking photograph of patient's genitals. 

Two injured in tugboat fire.

Man faceing sex abuse charges allowed to return home pending trial.

05/07/2015 

Crystalmeth from Mexic in Northern Panhandle.

05/06/2015  

Police investigate two accidents involving injuries on Fort Henry Bridge.

Ohio man convicted of trafficking drugs into Marshall County.

1st Circuit Judge Gaughan to retire.

Mock prison riot held in Marshall County.

05/01/2015  

Man admits to sex offenses in Marshall County.

Wheeling decontamination team assists with disposal of Weirton meth lab.

04/30/2015 

Police search for men involved in Waterfront assault.

Parole appeal denied for craigslist murderer. 

Federal Officials begin review of Jones case.

Aaron Grimes arrested after attempting to shoot mother in law in the head.

Valley Pain Clinic raided again.

Police manpower numbers examined.

04/17/2015 

Two suspects at large after Wheeling Island shooting.

Notorious sex offender accused in Marshall County.

04/16/2015  

Suspect apprehended in fondling incident.

Event raises awareness against drunk driving.

04/15/2015    

Police investigating sexual battery and fondling of teenager in South Wheeling.

Meth lab found in Wheeling.

Choral teacher pleas guilty to sex charge.

WV man admits to unlawful gun possession.

Fugitive parents located in PA

WV man killed in ATV crash.

04/09/2015  

Simulator shows dangers of impaired driving.

Boston Bomber guilty on thirty counts.

Capito hosts human trafficking forum.

Woman pleas guilty to embezzling, gets 6 months probation.

04/08/2015  

Man alleges kidnapping and robbery. 

03/30/2015   

48 in violation of sex offender registry.

Police accepting expired and unwanted prescription medication for disposal.

03/29/2015  

Bodies found in Ohio river identified.

One dead, one injured in vehicle crash. 

This week in WV history. 

03/23/2015 

Police Sergeant honored for over 25 years of service.

Man arrested for brandishing machete.

First responders thanked with spaghetti dinner.

Body found in river near Wheeling Island.

Second body found in Ohio River.

Marshall County man sentenced up to 125 years on sex abuse charges. 

Concealed carry permit bill vetoed.

03/18/2015 

Dog involved in fatal attack to be sent to rehabilitation facility.  

03/17/2015

Retired Police Lieutenant passes away. 

Local Magistrate comments on controversial gun bill.  

Knife wielding suspect shot in Follansbee.

One arrested for aggravated robbery at Knights Inn.

Garbage truck overturns knocking out power in Ohio County.

03/13/2015 

Autopsy reveals dog bite to blame in victims death.

03/12/2015 

John Rush sentenced up to 44 years for killing police K9.

 

Pitbull attacks, kills man trying to save its owner.

East Wheeling pit bull may have attack history.

Suspension bridge re opens after damage repaired.

Homeless Wheeling man wants to fire attorney.

Fog and ice create travel difficulties for motorists.

Attorney General warns of ticket scam.

03/07/2015 

Retired Officers George Myers and Michael Driscoll have passed away.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the families.

03/05/2015 

Ohio county arraignments roundup.  

03/04/2015 

Overdose drug has become controversial issue.

Eugene Hamm facing charges on recycling scam.

WV push to drug test welfare recipients now dead in legislature.

03/03/2015 

Appreciation shown for Wheeling Officer who helped change a tire alongside highway.

 

Wheeling man sentenced three years on firearms charge. 

03/02/2015  

Driver arrested for DUI after fatal accident.  

03/01/2015 

Senate ok's bill to eliminate concealed carry permit.

Man arrested for road rage incident.

Authorities respond to fatal accident in near Elm Grove. 

02/27/2015 

Police respond to threat at Federal Building.

Woman faces child neglect and obstruction charges.

Parents advised on opiate abuse at WPHS.

02/25/2015 

Legislature considers mandatory drug testing for welfare recipients.

Sheriffs oppose concealed carry bill.

02/22/2015  

Wheeling P.D. Is recruiting new officers. 

Caleb Davidson arrested after assulting man at gas station.

Suspension bridge shut down after cables snaps.

Another dangerously cold week for the Ohio Valley.

02/15/2015 

Three apply for federal drug court.

Tractor trailer driver arrested after 34 mile chase.

02/13/2015   

Police investigate the theft of Moon Dog's bicycle.

Answers sought in bizarre highway pedestrian death.

02/11/2015 

Trains and accessories stolen from museum. 

02/06/2015  

Wheeling man indicted on child pornography charges.

Autopsy reveals infant died from blunt trauma.

02/03/2015 

Krista Dennis sentenced to 2-11 months for distribution of cocaine.

Thieves target Wheeling grandmother in phone scam.

Jason Mottle facing burglary related charges.

02/02/2015  

More options considered to combat heroin.

01/29/2015

Aggressive panhandling has become a major issue in Wheeling.

01/28/2015  

Arrests decline while crime surges. 

Youth services receives $25,000 donation.

01/27/2015  

I70 traffic comes to halt due to several weather related accidents.

Killer forfeits right to attorney.

01/25/2015    

Chief Schwertfeger comments on staffing and its effects.

Drug related crime on the increase in Wheeling.

Law enforcement carreers a legacy for the Kuca family.

Wheeling Officers open pet obedience and supply business.

01/23/2015 

Dustin Hutchinson arrested on sexual assault charge.

Four enter guilty pleas on drug related charges in Federal Court.

01/20/2015 

Child fights off would be abductor in Hil Dar.

01/15/2015 

Ex guard indicted on sex abuse charges.

01/11/2015 

Wheeling Island shooting under investigation.

Couple arrested for placing gun in infants mouth. 

Man who attempts to catch ride on semi cited for PI. 

01/08/2015 

Wheeling man to serve 7 years for sexual assault of 3 year old boy.

01/06/2015  

Officers shot in line of duty released from hospital.

Hearing set for shooting suspect.

01/02/2015  

Suspects transporting dead bodies open fire on WV Troopers.

12/29/2014  

Child struck by car on Northern Parkway.

12/26/2014  

Escaped teen apprehended in Bridgeport.

Teens involved in fatal shooting.

12/23/2014

Drugs shift from pills to heroin. 

Wellsburg man killed by arrow.

Troopers handing out $100 bills and candy canes.

Search continues for escaped juvenile from detention center.

Sylvester Walker to get probation instead of prison time in Ohio.

Bond reduction sought for man facing sex abuse charges.

12/17/2014 

Charles Dunn facing third DUI charge.

  Fugitive task force continues search for Vance Burns for violation of supervised release.

Alexander Reese facing burglary charge after threating girlfriend with meat cleaver.

Mark Busack pleas to guilty to four fraud related charges.

12/14/2014 

Craig Burt facing felony DUI and Firearm charges.

Residents advised to be aware of utility scams.

Police begin blitz to curb drunk driving.

Valley's battle against heroin addiction.

Chief Schwertfeger comments on Wheeling PD diversity.  

12/12/2014 

Nadja Makara facing dui and fleeing charges after leading police on chase.

Wheeling woman admits to selling cocaine near school.

Human trafficking discussed at local conference.  

New Zealand man arrested in Wheeling area on felony drug charges.

12/10/2014   

Wheeilng woman wanted for three years arrested by US Marshalls in California.

William Redman sex abuse case headed to trial.

Man threatens to kill three year old son.

Wheeling Island shooting investigation continues.

12/08/2014  

Karen Dyer facing malicious wounding charge after domestic quarrel.

Wheeling business man facing charges in federal court over fraudulent business practices.

Crash takes lives of five persons on way to Wheeling football game.

12/02/2014  

Magistrate defers ruling in sex abuse case.

Four dead in WV shooting spree.

Shooting suspect found dead in wooded area.  

11/30/2014  

Authorities searching for source of 50 gallon fuel spill.

11/28/2014   

Police respond to string of burglaries on holiday.

Christmas presents stolen in Elm Grove.

Holiday marred by crimes in the area.

11/27/2014 

Cocaine street dealer arrested across street from State Police barracks.

11/26/2014 

Rachel Miles faces arraignment on sex abuse charge.

Human trafficking a growing trend.

Black friday gun puchases to test background check system.

Police investigate shots fired in Wheeling Park area.

Wheeling resident arrested in Martins Ferry after warrant service.

11/25/2014   

Strong winds cause widespread damage throughout the area.

WJU holds discussion on human trafficking.

No charges in Ferguson case.  Riots and looting begin.

Toy /real gun issue debated by Valley residents.   

11/23/2014  

More than 20 indicted for roles in heroin ring.  

Moose Lodge purchases ballistic vest for Wheeling PD K9.

Icy roads cause widespread vehicle accidents.

Police Spyders taken out of service. 

11/21/2014  

Wheeling fugitive arrested in Bellaire.

Rios found not guilty in child neglect case.

Elm Grove Lily's robbed.  

11/20/2014 

Chief Schwertfeger addresses budget cuts.

Ohio man sentenced in Federal Court on distribution of painkillers and cocaine

Fugitive task force searching for Melissa Hartley.  Hartley is wanted on drug charges and failure to appear.

Escaped inmate re captured.

11/18/2014 

Mccleod faces prison time on sex abuse charges.

Authorities search for escaped inmate.

Wheeling winter freeze shelter opens for season. 

11/14/2014  

Three sentenced for drug trafficking near local schools.

Rachael Miles indicted in Marshall County on sex abuse charge.

WVU student dead after fraternity incident.

11/12/2014   

Attorney General warning consumers about phone scams.

Body dumping becoming a trending crime.  

Use of narcan becoming a controversial topic.

11/11/2014  

US Marshals searching for fugitive Charla Lucas.

 Ohio man an sentenced to 23 months in jail for heroin distribution.

Postal service victim of hacking attack.

Brett Carney pleas to soliciting a minor.  

11/09/2014  

Wheeling PD receives highest award for highway safety!!!

Wheeling PD trains community members in self defense.

Michael Davis behind bars on malicious wounding charge.

11/07/2014  

Pipeline worker serving time for DUI death has been released from prison.

Sean Ernest found not guilty by jury in death case.

11/05/2014   

 

Retired Wheeling officer Michael Makris receives award from West Liberty University.

Bomb threat at Triadelphia Middle school under investigation.

Convicted murderer, Yasser Abdelhaq seeking new trial.

Residents being warned of new scam.

Wheeling Federal Court: Four sentenced in drug trafficking cases.  

Washington PA officer charged with obstruction of justice after tipping off Wheeling prostitute on sting operation.

11/04/2014   

Wheeling Officer sustains minor injuries after roll over crash.

11/02/2014   

Trooper ambush suspect captured.

Family changed forever by heroin.

10/31/2014   

Special report on Citizen Police Academy.

10/30/2014  

Ohio man pleas guilty to distributing heroin near Wheeling Island playground.

New technology on way for WV 911 operators.

Advice from police for safe trick or treating.

Wheeling woman receives community service award.

10/26/2014  

Drew Nutter facing malicious wounding charge after incident in local gas station.

Probe continues into threats at Wheeling Park High School.

FBI announces harsher penalties for animal abuse.

Local EMA directors attend training in Pittsburgh.

10/22/2014  

Marshalls locate sex offender hiding in man made fort.

City cites conflict of interest on Crawford case.

Ebola preperations being made in Wheeling.

Parents alerted over cannabis laced candy.

Woman facing jail after police chase.

10/19/2014  

Wheeling Officer recovering after head on collision.

Brightway center shines light on sex trafficking.

10/16/2014  

US Marshalls stepping up search for sex offender.

WV jails searching for ways to cut costs.

Roger Steele facing sexual assault charge.

10/12/2014   

Rachel Miles, Youth Services worker,  charged with sex abuse.

10/10/2014  

Security measures change one year after federal building shooting.

10/09/2014  

Group discusses drug trends in Wheeling.

Trick or treat times announced.

10/07/2014 

Sex offender now an on the run fugitive.

Officials launch addiction action plan.

10/03/2014 

Jessica and Thomas Glessner facing charges after instigating bar fight.

New laws may help crack down on drug dealers.

09/25/2014  

Kevin Obrien charged with attempted murder.

09/20/2014  

Shooting incident at local business.

New scam circulating across valley.

Ohio County creates juvenile drug court program.

09/18/2014   

Dondie Williams arrested on burglary charge. 

Teens attack, hospitalize man. 

09/15/2014  

Valley view residents suffer another vandalism spree.

PA Trooper killed in shooting.

Severance to be relocated.

09/13/2014 

Wheeling PD celebrates arrival of new K9 Keeni.

Truck accident shuts down highway.

09/11/2014 

Antwon Touvell charged with malicious wounding.

Severence charged in Virginia murders.

09/09/2014  

Wheeling officers participate in Arlington 9/11 memorial race.

Search for fugitive, Raymond Powell continues.

Hearing called after school counselor pleas guilty to drug charges.

09/07/2014  

More pleas in pill trafficking cases.

Department members to attend Arlington 9/11 memorial race.

09/05/2014 

Derek Rice sentenced to 10 years after taking a nap in court.

Corey Rockhold pleas guilty to child neglect.

09/04/2014 

William Bender arrested for soliciting teen.

Homeless man attacks after demanding money from elderly man.

Internet crime training held at Oglebay.

09/03/2014 

Chief explores ways to fill positions. 

Escaped inmate captured.

Juvenile detention center to be renamed.

Escapted inmate faces arraignment on new charges.

Marshalls searching for two wanted fugitives.

09/01/2014 

Truck accident shuts down I470.

City of Wheeling announces rules for urban deer hunt.

08/28/2014 

Ohio county man sentenced 2-10 for child abuse.

Search continues for man who killed infant.

Initial conviction thrown out in robberr case.

08/25/2014 

Accused bank robber on parole for similar crimes. 

08/23/2014 

Officers and Chief to particupate in Over The Edge event.

Woman accused of operating meth lab in Ohio County.

08/22/2014   

K9 Dux retires today.

08/15/2014 

PA man pleas guilty to traveling to WV to have sex with ohio teen.

08/14/2014  

Stephanie Platt facing malicious wounding charge.

Raymond Asbury arrested after fleeing in stolen vehicle.

08/13/2014  

Police cracking down on red light violations.

08/04/2014 

Woman walks naked boyfriend on leash.

Target red campaign runs through august 17th. 

08/01/2014  

Man questioned on attempted abduction. 

07/28/2014 

Corey Rockhold facing child neglect charges.

07/18/2014   

Ohio State Highway Patrol wins best looking cruiser award.

Corrections officer accused of sex crime against inmate.

Ohio drug dealer loses appeal of 35 year prison sentence.

07/06/2014 

Attorney General offeres tips to protect homes while vacationing.

07/05/2014

Three hundred pound bell stolen from local church.

06/24/2014   

Henry sexual assault trial canceled. Misdemeanor plea agreement reached.

06/23/2014 

WVDR releases advisory to not disturb young wildlife.

06/18/2014  

Shots fired in East Wheeling.

Attorney discusses Jesuit murder verdict.

06/14/2014 

Gag order denied in Severance case.

06/13/2014  

Not guilty verdict delivered on Jesuit murder trial.

Wheeling man arrested on sex abuse charges.

06/11/2014  

Tractor trailer side swipes four cars.  Leaves scene.

Two convicted in pill trafficking ring.

06/10/2014   

Murder trial begins for Craig Peacock.

Valley residents warned about phone spoofing scam. 

Burglary suspect falls though ceiling when police arrive.

06/08/2014 

Juan Harris pleas guilty to malicious wounding.

06/06/2014  

Pedestrian struck by vehicle on Wheeling Island.

Lester Pelkey arrested after allegedly attacking wife.

06/04/2014  

Alex Galensky facing sexual assault and conspiracy to commit kidnapping charges.

05/28/2014  

MHIT 5 day patrol yields 49 arrests and over 80 citations.

Wheeling couple faces trial on child neglect charges.

8th Citizen police academy concludes with 15 graduates.

05/27/2014  

Man flees from police with children in car.

Keith Mays arrested for robbery.

05/23/2014  

No bond reduction for suspected bomb builder. 

05/21/2014  

Vance Burns at large and wanted by fugitive task force.

05/19/2014  

W.V. to list animals too dangerous to own.

05/18/2014   

Police search for driver in chase.

Police participate in training to find drug smugglers.

05/16/2014  

Dale Davis sentenced to 101 months on drug and gun charges.

Fifteen cars ransacked on Wheeling Island.

Nathan Hersberger facing domestic battery charge.

05/14/2014  

23 Indictments handed down by Ohio County Grand Jury.

05/11/2014   

Local dogs "arrested" to raise money for animal shelter. 

05/10/2014  

Fugitive arrested on Wheeling Island.

05/08/2014  

Police and fire personnel honored at ceremony.

05/06/2014 

Suspect stabs himself during warrant service.

Severance being extradited to Virginia.

Mock riot draws hundreds of participants.

Bond reduction for Treyvon Makelle Montgomery denied.

05/05/2014  

Wheeling man arrested for fleeing and child neglect.

Murder suspect pleas not guilty.  Trial date set June 9th.

04/28/2014  

Local candidate's election sign set on fire.

04/27/2014   

Former Wheeling man arrested on sex abuse charges.

04/24/2014  

Local banks meet with Police after recent robberies.

Extradition ordered in Severance case.

04/22/2014   

New trial sought in girl's death.

04/20/2014  

 Public defender Welling continues to fight the extradition of suspected Virginia murderer.

Security being tightened for upcoming Ogden race.

Chief Schwertfeger recommends crisis intervention training for officers.

04/17/2014  

Police increase patrols at banks due to robberies.

Six car accident on I70

Attorney files 29 page motion to release Severance.

04/15/2014  

David Loughner arrested for public intoxication and brandishing.

United Bank located in Bethlehem robbed. 

04/12/2014  

Montgomery turns himself in on robbery charge.

Chief: game could turn into tragedy.

Judge declares mistrial in child death case. 

04/11/2014   

Officers attend gang training seminar.

Man arrested after throwing woman from moving car.

04/09/2014   

Murder suspect trial delayed.

Michael Knight pleas to wanton endangerment.

04/06/2014  

Security preperations being made for Ogden race.

Search continues for bank robber. 

04/05/2014  

Victim of Shooting on Wheeling Island hospitalized.

Chase Bank robbed.  Photo of suspect released.

Ralph Smith and Lauren Jenkins arrested on robbery charges.

Two robberies in two weeks.

04/04/2014  

Wheeling Island shooting suspect pleas to malicious assault. 

04/03/2014   

Bledsoe pleas to misdemeanor.  Must register as sex offender.

Suspension bridge may face extended closure.

04/01/2014 

Tips received on United bank robbery.

03/30/2014   

Recent Police reports.

Wheeling wins guns and hoses game 5 to 3.

Severance hearing delayed.

03/29/2014   

Woman injured after crashing into tow truck.

More time sought do defend Severence.

03/27/2014   

Virginia warrant arrives for Severance. Public defender expected to oppose extradition.

WV man convicted in federal child porn case.

Surveillance footage of bank robbery released.

Suspicious activity investigated at the Wheeling Island Convenient.

Zach Kent arrested for domestic battery and battery on an officer.

03/25/2014   

Man charged with attempted murder claims to have been smoking PCP.

United Bank robbed a knife point. 

03/24/2014   

Car plows through apartment building, traps resident.

03/22/2014   

Inmate serving life term dies in prison.

Art exhibit to benefit sexual assault victims.

03/21/2014   

Virginia issues extradition order for Severance.

03/20/2014 

Sex Offender headed to prison.

Severance to remain in jail on 100,000 bond.

03/19/2014 

Defense Attorney claims arrest of Severance a sham.

03/17/2014    

Murder suspect sought asylum from Russia. 

03/15/2014 

Local resident accused of running over pedestrians at bike week in florida.

03/14/2014  

Police arrest fugitive murder suspect. 

03/13/2014    

Pedestrian in serious condition after being struck by car.

Abandoned house fire under investigation

Craig Peacock makes court appearance in Jesuit murder case.

03/06/2014   

Phone scam warning issued.

03/03/2014   

Webb charged with obstructing.

Drones used at mock riot.

03/01/2014   

Hatfield pleas to DUI death charge.