Wheeling police say an Oklahoma man faces several charges after an incident on Interstate 70 early yesterday.
Armando Sanchez-Pedro, of Poteau, Oklahoma, is facing charges of brandishing a weapon, obstruction and unlawful assault on an officer.
Police said they were told of a vehicle that may have struck a barrier at exit zero on I-70. The driver was not in the vehicle when police arrived.
On investigation, police said they found Sanchez-Pedro in a business off South Penn Street.
They said he displayed and tried to conceal a firearm. Officers said it took multiple orders for him to put the weapon on the ground.