Leland Police Department
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Deputies involved in checkpoint shooting back on duty
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 07/01/2013 - 2:14pm.

videoThe sheriff's deputies involved in a shooting at a DWI checkpoint in Leland last month are back on the job.

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Suspect from checkpoint shooting out of hospital, in jail
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/24/2013 - 3:01pm.

videoA second suspect involved in a shot by officers at a DWI checkpoint earlier this month is out of the hospital and in jail.

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FIRST ON 3: Leland Police officer also under investigation for checkpoint shooting
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Thu, 06/20/2013 - 2:39pm.

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.

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Fired deputy the latest in string of cops accused of bad behavior
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Tue, 06/11/2013 - 4:40pm.

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.

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Teens reported missing face charges after police chase
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/29/2013 - 10:48am.

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.

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Elderly bicyclist struck and killed by vehicle
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Fri, 05/24/2013 - 5:55pm.

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

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Leland Police officer quits amid wrongful arrest claim
Submitted by Jayne Dees on Mon, 05/13/2013 - 4:22pm.

video A Leland Police officer named in a wrongful arrest claim has resigned. Hank Smith is one of two Leland Police officers Darryl Langley accused of falsely arresting him two years ago.

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ONLY ON 3: Man wants $100,000 from Leland for incident with police
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 10:30pm.

videoNew trouble for the Leland Police Department. A man police arrested during a June 2011 domestic situation says officers went too far. Now he wants the town to pay up to the tune of $100,000.

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Juvenile charged, victim in ICU after Leland shooting
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/06/2013 - 11:39am.

Leland Police are investigating a shooting that happened near the Walgreens on Village Road Sunday night.

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Leland Police search for home invasion suspect
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 03/27/2013 - 2:02pm.

videoLeland Police need help finding a home invasion suspect they say is armed and dangerous. Detectives have charges pending on Torie Nesbitt for a break-in on Greensview Circle Thursday. They've already arrested a 14-year-old for first degree robbery in connection with the crime.

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