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WPD: Drunk man hits patrol car downtown

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videoPolice arrested a man they say was drunk when he hit a police patrol car at an intersection in downtown Wilmington Wednesday morning. Full story...
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Pender sheriff candidate's DWI case continued to after Election Day

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videoPender County Sheriff candidate Scott Lawson was back in court on charges of DWI and reckless driving, but a judge continued the case until after Election Day. Full story...
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D.C. Virgo teacher charged with DWI, driving 103 mph

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A New Hanover County Schools teacher was arrested near Leland Saturday and charged with DWI. Trooper Sanders said William Bessmer was riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle and had been traveling at 103 mph in a 55-mph work zone. Full story...
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UPDATE: Driver charged with DWI, four go to hospital after crash on US 421

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videoA driver has been charged with DWI after a four-car crash that shut down several lanes on US 421, causing big back-ups near the Isabel Holmes Bridge around 5 p.m. Thursday. Full story...
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NC: 2,757 Labor Day drunken driving arrests

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State officials say nearly 2,800 people were arrested for drunken driving during North Carolina's "Booze It & Lose It" Labor Day campaign. Full story...
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Charges upped in June crash after passenger dies

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videoWilmington Police have upgraded the charges against a driver involved in an alleged drunk driving crash earlier this year after one of his passengers died. Full story...
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Hickory teen dies in wreck, driver charged

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A Hickory teen has died in a wreck and another teen has been charged with driving while impaired. Local media outlets reported that 17-year-old Jay Robertson died in the wreck Sunday evening. The 17-year-old who was driving the car also has been charged with felony death by motor vehicle. Full story...
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Driver charged with 4th DWI after Saturday morning crash

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videoPolice say a Burgaw man has been charged with his fourth DWI after a traffic crash Saturday morning in Wilmington. Full story...
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NC Central police chief out after DWI charge

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The police chief at N.C. Central University is out of a job, nearly three weeks after he was charged with driving while impaired. Area media outlets reported that the school issued a brief statement Friday. A school spokeswoman didn't say whether Timothy Bellamy resigned or was fired. Full story...
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Pender Co. woman still jailed on DWI charges, case continued

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videoThe Pender County woman police say hit and killed a two-year-old boy last month is still in jail on unrelated DWI charges. Full story...
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