Man Charged With Heroin Possession, Petit Larceny

A man is behind bars for allegedly possessing heroin after two parents made a 911 call about their daughter being in danger.

Law enforcement officers arrested Travis Scott Ross, 39, of Wheeling on multiple charges, including possession of heroin, petit larceny and three counts of entering without breaking.

According to reports, Ross was holding a woman against her will. In the midst of searching for the alleged victim and Ross, officers performed a traffic stop after running a license plate number, which came back as Travis Ross’ vehicle.

“Ross was placed into custody, as he had four warrants. Three for entering without breaking and one capias for failure to appear,” Ohio County Sheriff’s Department deputy Branden Brooks said.

Brooks later discovered Ross being in possession of heroin.

“He admitted to having heroin on his person,” Brooks said.

In regard to Ross’ other charges, four computers were stolen from a Triadelphia shopping center with three of them never being recovered, totaling a $1,497 loss, according to reports.

The fourth computer was reportedly recovered by employees of the shopping center.

Ross has allegedly been taking items from the shopping center illegally since October.

“(I) was able to find three other dates where the same subject (Ross) had pushed out other desktop computer,” said Sheriff’s Sgt. Joshua Sipos. “Both myself and loss prevention are familiar with the suspect due to prior dealings with law enforcement involving theft from the store.”

Ross is being held in the Northern Regional Jail in Moundsville on a $30,000 bond.


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