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Crime

'Operation Restore Order' leads to 7 arrests in Navassa

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videoThe Brunswick County Sheriff's Office, along with the Leland Police Department, made seven arrests Friday evening after conducting Operation Restore Order in the Town of Navassa. The operation was conducted in response to the increase in violent crimes and drug activity in the Navassa area. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Vehicle believed involved in fatal hit-and-run found

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videoThe vehicle believed to have been involved in a hit-and-run that killed a bicyclist last night has been located and brought in as evidence, according to New Hanover County Dispatch. The car reportedly was abandoned near the corner of Marsh Hawk Ct and Duck Hawk Ct in Wilmington. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Former Duplin Co. teacher faces felony sex charges

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videoA former Duplin County teacher faces several charges after investigators say she had a sexual relationship with a student. Full story...
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Former detention officer faces more sex crimes after indictment

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videoA former Columbus County detention officer faces more sex crimes after a grand jury indictment. Full story...
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Non-profit pushing to bring human trafficking movie to Port City

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video Human trafficking is a crime that happens across our world and right here in the Port City. A local non-profit is trying to spread awareness of this modern-day slavery through the movie 'Not Today.' Full story...
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Suspects still at large after Creekwood shooting

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videoPolice are searching for two or three men they believe are responsible for a shooting today in Wilmington. The shooting happened this morning in the 1000 of Emory Street in the Creekwood Community. Witnesses say it all started when a Toyota Solara pulled over to talk to a man on the street. Full story...
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Wilmington Police hope to help parents with problem children

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If you need help keeping your child out of trouble, you might want to stop by a free seminar at the Wilmington Police Department Saturday. video Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: New Hanover Co. lieutenant fired amid SBI drug investigation

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has fired Lt. Joesph A. Leblanc, who was serving as the Assistant Division Commander in the Vice and Narcotics Division. Full story...
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Fired deputy the latest in string of cops accused of bad behavior

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videoThis 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...
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Burgaw man caught with 15,000 child porn images to spend decade in prison

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videoAn undercover SBI investigation early last year led agents to arrest Paul Joseph Schmura Jr. after they found nearly 15,000 images of child pornography on computer, external hard drives and other storage devices in his home. Full story...
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