Wheeling Police investigate string of break-ins


Wheeling Police are investigating after six boats were broken into at the North Wheeling Yacht Club early Friday morning.

According to police, a boat owner reported that the lock to their vessel/living quarters was forced open and several items were missing. Officers then discovered several other boat owners reported locks being broken and items missing.

Police believe the crimes happened sometime between midnight and 6 a.m.

Electronics, DVDs and tools in excess of $2,200 were stolen, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to call Wheeling Police Detectives at 304-234-3781, or you can call our anonymous Lauttamus Security Crime Fighters tip line at 1-800-223-0312.

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