WHEELING, W.Va. —A man wanted on charges in Virginia was arrested in Wheeling Thursday afternoon and turned over to the FBI. 


Charles Severance was arrested without incident Thursday in Wheeling.

The FBI in Pittsburgh said Friday it wouldn’t be releasing additional information on the case involving Charles Severance, 53. He was turned over to the FBI after being taken into custody by State Police, Wheeling police and federal agents. The arrest took place without incident at the Ohio County Library.

Severance is being held in the Northern Regional Jail on $100,000 bail.

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  • Harpers Ferry

    John Brown? Is that you?

  • Larry

    He looks so normal, and unsuspicious. Guess you just never know about people.

    • WhgFeeling

      Unfortunately he does kind of look normal and fits in with many in Wheeling due to our high mental health facilities and homeless programs.