THE FOLLOWING ARE TWO NEWS RELEASES SENT TO THE WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 NEWSROOM FROM THE WILMINGTON POLICE DEPARTMENT...
WILMINGTON, NC (NEWS RELEASE / FRIDAY 12/31) - Case#: 2010-048456
Time: 3:00 a.m. (one hour after bar closing) – Friday morning
Location: 2nd and Market Streets
Offense: Disorderly conduct by fighting
Summary: WPD officers responded to the area of 2nd and Market Streets for a large fight in progress. Approximately 20 people were fighting, with as many as 30 others standing around. Officers initially used OC spray to disperse the crowd, but the man who ultimately was arrested (Xavier Jamar Hall, d.o.b. 9-20-1992, of Wilmington) continued to kick a person on the ground. A WPD officer tried to take Hall into custody, but Hall fled. After a short foot pursuit he was caught and detained. Hall posted $1000 secure bond and was released.
WILMINGTON, NC (NEWS RELEASE) / SATURDAY 1/1) - WPD officers working in the downtown area Friday night reported large crowds throughout the evening. (Additional WPD officers, including three mounted units, were assigned to work in the area for New Year’s Eve). Numerous fights broke out around bar closing time (2:00 a.m.) near 2nd and Market Streets, as well as the 00 (unit blocks) of N. and S. Front Street. Officers reported that the area was clear by about 3:00 a.m. on Saturday morning.
Time: 12:20 a.m. – Saturday
Location: 00 (unit block) Market Street
Offense: ADW – assault with a deadly weapon
Summary: Jamie Marie DiMille, d.o.b. 4-28-1987, of Jacksonville, NC, was arrested for breaking a beer bottle over the head of a bouncer at the Liquid Room. The victim was treated at the scene by EMS and the suspect was taken into custody. Dimille was released after posting $1,000 secure bond.