Crimes and Courts

Weirton man arrested on sexual abuse charges

WEIRTON, W.Va. (WTRF) - A Weirton man was arrested on Friday on charges of sexual abuse. 

The Weirton Police Department Detectives Division arrested 54-year-old Randy Dean Swiger on two counts of sexual abuse by a custodian, two counts of first degree sexual abuse, third degree sexual assault and one count of incest. 

Authorities say this is the result of a three month investigation involving two separate juvenile family members. 

The Weirton Police Detectives Juvenile Division and Hancock County Prosecutors Office are continuing with more interview from other potential victims. 

More charges could be pending. 

Stay with 7News for updates. 


More Stories

Meet the Team

More Headlines