Leland Police Department
FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Former Leland cop not among those who lost certifications
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 03/08/2013 - 3:48pm.

video The North Carolina Department of Justice now says one of five former Leland Police officers it said had lost their law enforcement certification was not part of the criminal investigation.

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Former Leland police officers stripped of certification
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 03/01/2013 - 1:40pm.

video A North Carolina Department of Justice spokeswoman says five former Leland police officers are no longer sworn law enforcement officers. Former Deputy Chief Karl Smith, Lt. Bill Kozak, Lt. Rick Dellapia, Ofc. Michael Landen and Ofc. John Blasingame all either quit or were fired last spring as the SBI investigated allegations of problems within the Leland Police Department.

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Police search for missing teens
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/28/2012 - 7:03am.

videoWilmington and Leland police need help finding two missing teenagers. Kelsey Harmon, 14, of Wilmington, and Aynton Clemmons, 16, of Leland were last seen around 1 a.m. yesterday.

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Operation Christmas Crackdown busts drug suspects
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 12/05/2012 - 3:45pm.

video The cells at the Brunswick County Detention Center are a little more crowded after Operation Christmas Crackdown rounded up 29 criminals on various charges.

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Thieves target unlocked cars in Leland
Submitted by Matt Ray on Tue, 11/20/2012 - 4:28pm.

videoA rash of car break-ins has residents in Leland uneasy. Leland Police got seven calls yesterday alone, all in the area of Magnolia Greens, Waterford and Brunswick Forest.

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Interim Chief Mike James officially appointed Leland police chief
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Thu, 11/15/2012 - 10:01pm.

video The town of Leland officially has a new top cop. Interim Chief Mike James officially got the job at tonight's Town Council meeting.

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Suspended Leland cops quit
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/01/2012 - 3:58pm.

Two Leland Police officers suspended after a fight in downtown Wilmington over the weekend have resigned from the police force.

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ONLY ON 3: Witness says Leland cops looked for fights
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 10/30/2012 - 10:58pm.

video Two Leland police officers are off the clock tonight after a fight in downtown Wilmington this weekend. Wilmington Police cited the officers with misdemeanor affray. One witness, who served as a military police officer, says the officers were asking for trouble.

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Leland Police to accept text tips
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:48am.

The Leland Police Department is the first department in Brunswick County to offer text tip services to its citizens. Starting next week, anyone with a cell phone can send an anonymous tip to the Leland Police Department by way of text.

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FIRST ON 3: Leland dance teacher makes first court appearance on child sex charges
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Mon, 08/20/2012 - 2:48pm.

video A Leland dance studio is temporarily closed. The owner is behind bars facing child sex charges. Revolutionz Dance Studio and Entertainment just opened in a strip mall on Village Road in Leland August 1. Now a handwritten sign on the door claims it's closed for maintenance.

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