WHEELING POLICE DEPARTMENT
Vandalism to Auto
At 9:52 a.m. Saturday, an officer took a report of vandalism to auto at a South Wheeling location.
At 12:53 a.m. Saturday, an officer on patrol identified a fugitive from justice in the area of Delaware and South York streets. The suspect, Donald L. Longwell, age and address not provided, was wanted on various warrants out of Belmont and Ohio counties. Upon seeing police, Longwell fled on foot and was apprehended at Virginia and South Penn streets. He was charged with fleeing, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, shoplifting and was served with warrants. He was placed in the Northern Regional Jail in Moundsville.
Possession/Driving While Suspended.
At 6:14 p.m. Friday, an officer on patrol on Virginia Street noticed the driver of a black Hyundai Elantra was not wearing his seatbelt. Police initiated a traffic stop and cited Matthew Scott Anthony for simple possession of marijuana and driving while suspended.
At 1:30 p.m. Friday, police at headquarters took a report of someone fraudulently obtaining a prescription.
At 7:46 a.m. Friday, a caller reported finding a firearm on the ground between two houses on Eoff Street. An officer secured the weapon which was placed in the evidence locker at headquarters.
At 10:30 a.m. Friday, police at headquarters took a report of larceny.