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Crime

New Hanover Count Sheriffs and Wilmington Police team up for arrests

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A collaborative investigation between the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office and the Wilmington Police Department has netted 2 arrests, and cleared 47 separate cases. Full story...
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Man wanted for alleged kidnapping, sexual assault

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The Pender County Sheriff's Office needs help finding a man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman last night at gunpoint. Full story...
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After sealing case, Sheriff hopes dealers face federal prosecution

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videoThe District Attorney along with area law enforcement agencies finally sealed a case they've been investigating for two years, which resulted in the seizure of more than 300 kilograms of cocaine, and a kilo of heroin. Full story...
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Smash and grabs have business owners feeling uneasy

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videoA number of break-ins have area store owners feeling uneasy. Police are calling them ‘smash and grabs’ because it appears whoever broke in used objects like bricks or concrete to bust through the glass doors. Full story...
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Pit Bull pups stolen from Wilmington homes

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Two American pit bull pups were taken from two backyards on Evans Street sometime overnight between New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Full story...
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Hardee's the victim on another robbery Tuesday

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For the second time in as many months, employees at the South College Road Hardee’s were the victims of an armed robbery. Full story...
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Murder rates increasing amongst black males

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videoA Northeastern University study suggests murders are on the rise among young black males nationwide. The study shows the number of black male teens killed in gun related crimes has risen 40 percent since 2000. Full story...
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Possible suspect, but no arrests in Montez Jones' murder

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videoThe family of a murdered Wilmington man needs your help. They want the person responsible for killing Montez Jones in broad daylight on Christmas Day, to come forward. Full story...
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Holiday shootings have residents concerned over safety

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videoShootings on Christmas Eve and then on Christmas Day have people thinking it's time to take back their streets. Christmas is a day for loved ones to come together. But this year, Christmas Day tore two Wilmington families apart. Full story...
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Foot chase lands deputy in hospital

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A New Hanover County deputy has been released from the hospital after injuring his knee chasing down an alleged dead-beat dad. Full story...
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Leland residents can now track crimes online

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Leland Police launched the Crime Analysis Tool in early December in response to residents saying they wanted to be informed of crime happening in the area. Full story...
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Wilmington woman pleads guilty to murder and drug charges

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Anna Strickland faces anywhere between 17 to 20 years in prison. That includes her second degree murder charge and three additional drug trafficking charges. Full story...
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Hearing Friday for Wilmington man accused of rape and beating

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Brian Reavis was not present in court Friday, but his attorney filed an insanity plea on his behalf. Full story...
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Man accused of threatening Congressman McIntyre

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A man accused of making threats against Congressman Mike McIntyre has been ordered to stay away. The order is against Michael Locklear of Maxton. Full story...
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Help indentifying a CVS robbery suspect

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On December 3rd around 9:30 p.m. this man entered the store and pointed a handgun at the cashier. He demanded money and threatened to shoot. Full story...
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