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Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:35am.READ MORE:
Wrightsville Beach Police say it looks like a man found dead on the beach this morning died of natural causes. Full story...
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:18am.READ MORE:
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Thu, 02/06/2014 - 5:19pm.READ MORE:
February’s in Wrightsville Beach are generally slow, but say one man quickly changed all of that with a joy-ride around the island. Full story...
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Thu, 09/19/2013 - 2:55pm.READ MORE:
Police chiefs from around the Cape Fear region gathered today in Wrightsville Beach for their annual meeting to talk about law enforcement issues. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/30/2013 - 2:20pm.READ MORE:
Wrightsville Beach has released videos that show what happened inside its police station Nov. 8, 2011, that has led a town alderman's son to file a federal lawsuit against the town and two police officers. Full story...
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Thu, 08/29/2013 - 3:54pm.READ MORE:
Wrightsville Beach town leaders still have not released a video that the son of a town alderman says shows two police officers assaulting him in 2011. But the town is releasing information about the officers. Full story...
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 08/28/2013 - 3:53pm.READ MORE:
As we told you last night Wrightsville Beach and two of its police officers face a federal lawsuit for allegedly violating the civil rights of a town alderman's son. Today we hoped to get a look at what happened, but the town said no. Full story...
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 08/27/2013 - 4:33pm.READ MORE:
In 2011 Darryl Mills was elected to be an alderman in Wrightsville Beach. Just a few hours later his son Adam was stopped by Wrightsville Beach Police and charged with DWI. That stop now has the town in federal court facing allegations of civil rights violations. Full story...
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Mon, 08/12/2013 - 3:47pm.READ MORE:
Wrightsville Beach Police charged a man with second-degree rape, assault by strangulation and assault on a female. Police say Paul Allen Smithey, 30, attacked a woman around 1:30 a.m. yesterday on the beach. Full story...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Tue, 06/11/2013 - 4:40pm.READ MORE:
This is the latest incident involving law enforcement accused of wrongdoing in our area. Taking a look at just the past 18 months, we found nearly 20 cases where officers were disciplined, arrested or even convicted. Full story...