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Crime

Police searching for driver of stolen car who hit, ran from crash

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Police say they are looking for the driver of a stolen car who crashed into another vehicle, injuring two others in Wilmington. Full story...
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Son of former BSL police chief pleads guilty to firearm charges

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The son of a former Boiling Spring Lakes police chief has pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a felon. Full story...
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Newtown police chief shares Sandy Hook experience at Wilmington conference

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videoFor many people, the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School eight months ago was felt through televised reports, but Newtown Police Chief Mike Kehoe saw the devastation firsthand. He spoke about his experience today during a law enforcement training conference in Wilmington. Full story...
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Deputies looking for suspect after fugitive roundup

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videoNew Hanover County Sheriff's deputies say a recent undercover operation led them to arrest 16 people on drug charges, but they're still looking for one more suspect. Full story...
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UPDATE: DA will get SBI probe of WPD

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videoNew Hanover County District Attorney should soon get the results of a SBI investigation into the Wilmington Police Department and the way officers handled of a botched prostitution sting last year. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Man charged with sex crimes with kids out of jail after bond reduction

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video A man accused of organizing a strip poker game with 10- to 13-year-old boys at a Brunswick County religious camp is out of jail after a judge reduced his bond this morning. Full story...
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Doctor joins WPD SWAT team

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video A local physician recently graduated from CFCC's basic law enforcement training program. Dr. Jim Joachim has been sworn in as an auxiliary police officer with the Wilmington Police Department. He has been assigned as the tactical physician with the SWAT team. Full story...
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Jacksonville police arrest 2 at motel for human trafficking

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Jacksonville police have arrested two people on charges of human trafficking. They say they responded to a motel where they found a woman who told them she had been taken from Cumberland County to Jacksonville and forced into prostitution. Full story...
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Traffic stop leads to drug arrests in Elizabethtown

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A traffic stop helped police make two drug arrests in Elizabethtown Friday. Full story...
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Non-profit organizes gun buy-back program in Wilmington

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video A non-profit group is trying to cut down on gun violence in the area by buying back guns next month. The effort is hosted by LINC Incorporated, a local non-profit agency whose goal is to educate and motivate youth to make positive life choices. Full story...
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