High-speed police chase from Ohio leads to arrest in Wheeling

Ohio County
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April 29 2021 08:00 pm

WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) – A high-speed chase lead police from Steubenville to Wheeling on Thursday morning in pursuit of a 23-year-old Bridgeport man.

That man was arrested on Wheeling Island after Ohio State Highway Patrol, Bridgeport Police, Yorkville Police, Wheeling Police and more chased him for about 15 miles.

Once the suspect arrived in Wheeling, his car was spiked on the I-70 bridge.

Police say the man removed himself from the vehicle and jumped off the I-70 bridge and ran into a home where he was detained by Wheeling Police.

Hear all of the details from Post Commander of the Steubenville Post of the Highway Patrol Lt. Joe Fetty, including the charges the suspect will be facing.

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