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Leland Police Department

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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Leland police officer goes to hospital after woman rams patrol cars, leads police on chase

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videoA Leland Police Officer was hospitalized Thursday night after a woman slammed into his patrol car. According to Leland Police Chief Mike James, the loss prevention team at the Walmart on New Pointe Blvd. had been tipped off by the Walmart in Wilmington to watch out for a woman they suspected of shoplifting. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Dashcam captures incident between Leland, Navassa officers

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video New details on the traffic stop that ended with a Leland Police officer's resignation last month. We now have the dashcam video that paints a clearer picture. "Just remember: once you leave your jurisdiction you are just a normal citizen," Sgt. Anthony Nathan is heard telling a Navassa officer on the video. Full story...
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Leland officer quits after incident involving Navassa officer

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video A Leland Police officer has resigned after an altercation with an officer from a neighboring department. Full story...
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WPD cruiser involved in crash in Leland

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A Wilmington Police car was involved in an accident this morning in Brunswick County. Leland Police say it happened just after 8 a.m. on Village Road. Full story...
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Robbers get nothing after holding up Leland diner owner

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video A Leland restaurant owner was held up at gunpoint last night, but the crooks got away with nothing, police say. Full story...
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Police: Statutory rape suspect made advances toward teen victim

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videoLeland Police have provided more details on an investigation that led to a woman being charged with statutory rape of a teenaged boy. Detectives arrested Hannah Whitlock Friday and charged her with statutory rape/sex offense of a victim over the age of 6. Full story...
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Leland woman charged with rape of 14-year-old boy

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videoA 29-year-old Brunswick County woman has been arrested for statutory rape. According to a warrant, Leland Police charged Hannah Whitlock of S. Navassa Rd., Friday for the rape of a 14-year-old boy. Full story...
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Leland Police need help in identifying suspect

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video The Leland Police Department needs the public's assistance in identifying a suspect. Full story...
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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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