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Wellsburg, West Virginia Jail and Mugshot Information

Wellsburg is a city in Brooke County, West Virginia. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.34 square miles (3.47 sq. km). The City of Wellsburg had a population of approximately 2,805 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Wellsburg, West Virginia is Sue Simonetti. Sue Simonetti can be contacted at (304) 737-2104.

Sue Simonetti, Mayor
City of Wellsburg
70 Town Square
Wellsburg, WV 26070
Phone: (304) 737-2104
Fax: (304) 737-3004

Wellsburg City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Wellsburg, West Virginia was 100.6, higher than it had been since at least the year 2004, but lower than the national average of 262.6. According to research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Wellsburg, West Virginia as of March 12, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Wellsburg to the number of sex offenders is 135 to 1.

There were an estimated 34 total crimes per 100,000 people in Wellsburg, West Virginia. This rate is lower than the average in the state of West Virginia which has 2,203 total crimes per 100,000 residents. The crime rate in Wellsburg is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Wellsburg, there were an estimated 1 violent crimes for every 100,000 residents (which include murder, robbery, rape, and assault). The average for violent crimes in the state of West Virginia is 351 per 100,000 citizens and the average nationally is 383 for every 100,000 residents.

In terms of property crimes, (burglary, theft, and vehicle theft), there were an estimated 33 property crimes per 100,000 residents, a rate which is lower than both the West Virginia average of 1,852 property crimes for every 100,000 individuals and lower than the U.S. average of 2,362 property crimes per 100,000 citizens.

Facts about crime in Wellsburg, West Virginia:

  • The overall crime rate in Wellsburg is 53% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.54 daily crimes that occur in Wellsburg.
  • Wellsburg is safer than 69% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wellsburg you have a 1 in 78 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wellsburg has decreased by 3%.

Wellsburg, West Virginia Police Station Information

Wellsburg Police Department

Stanley Kins, Chief of Police
Wellsburg Police Department
70 Town Square
Wellsburg, WV 26070
Phone: (304) 737-1121
Fax: (304) 737-313
Emergency: 911

Wellsburg Police Dept

Brooke County Sheriff’s Office

The Brooke County Sheriff’s Office is also responsible for the public safety of the City of Wellsburg, West Virginia.

Brooke County Sheriff’s Office
632 Main Street
Wellsburg, WV 26070
Phone: (304) 737-3660
Emergency: 911

Brooke County Sheriff

Brooke County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Northern Regional Jail (Brooke County)
112 Northern Regional Correction Drive
Moundsville, WV 26041
Phone: (304) 843-4067
Fax: (304) 843-4089

Brooke County Jail (Northern Regional Jail):

Northern Regional Jail

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