Report: Homeless, Former Laurel Resident Arrested in Virginia

According to The Daily Progress, a man with Laurel roots was charged with multiple counts in Charlottesville.


A 23-year-old homeless man, formerly of Laurel, was arrested in Charlottesville, VA, Monday and charged with attempted murder, The Daily Progress reports.

Samuel Erik Wheless, 23, was being held on allegations of "attempted murder, brandishing a firearm, carrying a concealed weapon, use of a firearm while committing a felony and sexual battery," the paper reported.

The female victim told police that Wheless touched her in an "inappropriate manner," the Progress stated, and that when another male confronted Wheless he pulled out a gun.

Wheless is being held in Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail, the paper stated.

Full details of Wheless' arrest are available on The Daily Progress' website.

RVN6768 August 23, 2012 at 01:59 PM
Looks like he found a home
RVN6768 August 23, 2012 at 02:02 PM
"Laurel Man Charged in July 4 Murder North Carolina Murder Suspect Arrested in Laurel Police Rule 1985 Laurel Shooting a Homicide" Laurel is making a name for itself
Concerned Citizen of Laurel August 23, 2012 at 11:16 PM
Not Laurel making a bad name for itself but the LOW LIFE who have chosen to settle here!


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