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Leland Police Department

Man wanted for child sex crimes in Brunswick Co. arrested in Idaho

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videoA man wanted for alleged sex crimes involving a child has been arrested in Idaho. Now he is in jail awaiting extradition to North Carolina. Full story...
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Theft ring suspect arrested at court house

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One of five suspects wanted by Leland Police in a theft ring has been arrested. New Hanover County Deputies arrested Thomas Lynn Jones at the New Hanover County Court House Friday. Full story...
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UPDATE: Leland woman says she lost $5,400 in jury duty phone scam

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videoA 63-year-old woman says she is still shaken up after a man fooled her out of thousands of dollars. She is not the first victim to fall prey to this scam that now has the attention of federal investigators. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Leland residents want to put the brakes on town parking ordinance

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videoYou won't find many cars parked on the street in Leland. The town requires you to obtain a permit days in advance or else you might find yourself with a $50 ticket. There are no markings informing drivers of the local law, that's why some folks are speaking out against this town ordinance. Full story...
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Fugitive wanted in Leland arrested in Texas

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A man wanted for a sexual assault in Leland late last year has been arrested in Texas. Leland Police Sgt. Nick Jacoby says Raul Antonio Cortez was arrested last week in Midland, TX. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Former Leland officer offers his take on firing

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video After Leland Police Chief Mike James released the details around why Richard Roman was let go on Tuesday, Roman says he could no longer keep his silence, and now he’s firing back at the once troubled department. Full story...
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Leland Police: Sergeant fired for trying to falsify training records

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videoA Leland police officer has been fired after the department says he tried to falsify training records. Police Chief Mike James says the town upheld Sgt. Rich Roman's appeal of his termination. Full story...
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Search continues for man wanted for Leland murder

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video The search continues for a man wanted for a murder in Leland. James Ketchum, 44, is wanted for the shooting death of Jason Anderson, 33. Full story...
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Leland Police search for murder suspect

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video Leland Police are searching for a man they say shot and killed another man early this morning. James Ketchum, 44, is wanted for the murder of Jason Anderson, 33. Full story...
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Teen charged with kidnapping his grandfather

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video A New Hanover County teen has been arrested for allegedly kidnapping his own grandfather. The Sheriff's Office says late last night Tyler Balcombe, 18, asked his grandfather Robert Covil for a ride to pick up a friend in the Castle Hayne area. Full story...
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