(Photo: New Hanover Co. Jail)
1 month ago
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Known gang member pleads guilty

A known gang member will spend at least two years behind bars. Kyeric Sweet, 22, of Rocky Point, pleaded guilty Wednesday to drug and assault charges.
Police: Suspected gang members facing charges
5 months ago
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Police: Suspected gang members facing charges

Two men who are suspected to be gang members were arrested in Leland on multiple drug charges.
NHC Sheriff’s investigation results in three arrests
7 months ago
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NHC Sheriff’s investigation results in three arrests

An investigation by the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office resulted in the arrest of three men, two who are validated gang members.
UPDATE: Sheriff suspends jailer day after inmate escape
7 months ago
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UPDATE: Sheriff suspends jailer day after inmate escape

A Brunswick County Jail inmate has been charged with allegedly helping his brother escape from jail yesterday afternoon.
Deputies arrest convicted heroin dealer
7 months ago
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Deputies arrest convicted heroin dealer

The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, arrested a convicted heroin dealer on new drug charges.
Two Brunswick County men facing numerous drug charges
10 months ago
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Two Brunswick County men facing numerous drug charges

A validated gang member is behind bars after he and another man were arrested on drug charges.
‘Gang kingpin,’ 8 others busted for drugs, weapons
10 months ago
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‘Gang kingpin,’ 8 others busted for drugs, weapons

After a month-long investigation, deputies said they busted a man they called a gang kingpin, in addition to several others, on drug and stolen gun charges.
16-year-old shot and killed, police looking for 5 suspects
12 months ago
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16-year-old shot and killed, police looking for 5 suspects

Police in Chadbourn say they are trying to identify five men they believe were involved in the shooting of a 16-year-old from Clarkton.
DA: Gangs connect to traffic heroin in Wilmington
1 year ago
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DA: Gangs connect to traffic heroin in Wilmington

Investigators said they found out the United Blood Nation gang from New Jersey had connected with Wilmington members. Investigators watched the suspects and then bought heroin from them at the Days Inn Motel on Market Street. That's how investigators were able to get a warrant to search the rooms the suspects had rented. There they found 2,718 glassine bags of heroin and arrested eight suspects for several drug felonies.
Wilmington man pleads guilty to 2nd degree murder
1 year ago
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Wilmington man pleads guilty to 2nd degree murder

22 year-old Terrell Robinson appeared in court today for the gang-related shooting of a young man in 2012. Robinson plead guilty to a 2nd degree murder charge. Now, family friends that were at the murder are speaking out against gang violence.