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NHC Sheriff's investigation results in three arrests

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

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videoA Brunswick County Jail inmate has been charged with allegedly helping his brother escape from jail yesterday afternoon. Full story...
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Deputies arrest convicted heroin dealer

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video 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. Full story...
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Two Brunswick County men facing numerous drug charges

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A validated gang member is behind bars after he and another man were arrested on drug charges. Full story...
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'Gang kingpin,' 8 others busted for drugs, weapons

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videoAfter 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. Full story...
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16-year-old shot and killed, police looking for 5 suspects

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

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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. Full story...
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Wilmington man pleads guilty to 2nd degree murder

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video22 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. Full story...
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NHSO, WPD to move gang, housing, downtown units under same roof

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videoA new initiative is joining some forces of the New Hanover County Sheriff's office and the Wilmington Police Department under one roof. They are transforming the former "Shaw Speaks" building downtown into a "law enforcement fusion" building. Full story...
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Investigation leads to validated gang member's arrest

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videoAfter a month-long investigation, Wilmington Police arrested a validated gang member after tracking him via his electronic monitoring device and searching three Wilmington homes. Full story...
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