Wheeling Police Arrest Man Climbing Suspension Bridge Cables

Photo by Casey Junkins Wheeling officials have spent a total of $115,500 to acquire and design plans for this property, just south of the Wheeling Suspension Bridge on Wheeling Island.

WHEELING — City police officers this morning responded to the Suspension Bridge for a a man climbing the cables on the downtown side of the bridge. Police briefly closed the bridge and the man climbed down. Gregory Tyler Alderson, 26 of Fairmont was arrested for public intoxication and trespassing.

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