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Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/04/2014 - 12:49pm.READ MORE:
A 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...
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Tue, 01/07/2014 - 5:02pm.READ MORE:
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...
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Mon, 01/06/2014 - 11:00pm.READ MORE:
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...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/06/2014 - 12:45pm.READ MORE:
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...
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Fri, 12/27/2013 - 10:53am.READ MORE:
A 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...
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Wed, 11/06/2013 - 5:25pm.READ MORE:
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...
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Tue, 11/05/2013 - 7:25pm.READ MORE:
A Leland Police officer has resigned after an altercation with an officer from a neighboring department. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/04/2013 - 2:11pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/22/2013 - 12:45pm.READ MORE:
A Leland restaurant owner was held up at gunpoint last night, but the crooks got away with nothing, police say. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/22/2013 - 7:32am.READ MORE:
Leland 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...