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Leland Police Department

Drivers called 911 to report Leland officer cited for DWI

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videoA Leland Police officer is off the streets after he was cited for DWI over the weekend, but the town says there might be more to the story. Full story...
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Man indicted for allegedly attacking Leland officer

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videoA man Leland Police say beat up an officer during a field sobriety test in July has been indicted. Full story...
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Leland Pizza Hut robbed at gunpoint

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videoLeland Police are looking for a man they say robbed a restaurant at gunpoint. Early this morning police responded to an armed robbery at the Pizza Hut at 112 Village Road. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Man files federal lawsuit against Leland, former cops

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videoA man Leland Police arrested during a June 2011 domestic situation has filed a federal lawsuit against the town and the two former police officers involved in the incident. Full story...
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Leland officer suspended for arresting video-recording teen

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A Leland Police Department officer was suspended for 28 days without pay after arresting a teenager who was video-recording another arrest. Full story...
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DA: Officers were justified in June checkpoint shooting

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videoBrunswick County's district attorney says officers were justified in using lethal force when they shot at a vehicle that tried to leave a DWI checkpoint in Leland in June. Full story...
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Man behind bars after reportedly robbing employer

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videoA Wilmington man is behind bars after police say he kidnapped, assaulted, and robbed his employer over a paycheck. Police say John Gatewood wasn't happy with the amount of money he earned from Manale Landscaping after a job in Leland. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Leland Police officer beaten during field sobriety test

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videoA Leland Police officer was beat up Thursday night while trying to give a field sobriety test. Warrants show Officer J. Keel possibly has a fractured elbow and needed stitches for cuts on his head and arm. Full story...
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Leland Police officer resigns after internal investigation

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A Leland Police officer has quit after an internal investigation into his involvement in a shooting at a multi-agency DWI checkpoint last month. Full story...
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Deputies involved in checkpoint shooting back on duty

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videoThe sheriff's deputies involved in a shooting at a DWI checkpoint in Leland last month are back on the job. Full story...
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Suspect from checkpoint shooting out of hospital, in jail

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videoA second suspect involved in a shot by officers at a DWI checkpoint earlier this month is out of the hospital and in jail. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Leland Police officer also under investigation for checkpoint shooting

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video A Leland Police officer is also part of the investigation into a shooting at a DWI checkpoint Friday night. The town put Ofc. Anthony Bernard on administrative leave with pay Monday. 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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Teens reported missing face charges after police chase

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Two teens reported missing now face charges after a chase with Leland Police over the weekend. The Leland Police Department says officers responded Saturday to a tip that the two juveniles were spotted in the Walmart on US 17. Full story...
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Elderly bicyclist struck and killed by vehicle

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A 74-year-old man was struck while riding his bicycle on Old Fayetteville Road near Woodburn Avenue in Leland. Full story...
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