New Hanover County Sheriff's Office
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New Hanover Sheriff's Office welcomes a furry new face to the force
Submitted by Taylor Yakowenko on Wed, 12/03/2014 - 9:16pm.

With passport in paw, Bane, the Hanoverian Mountain Hound, made the long trek from Europe to New Hanover County to join one of the top canine units in the United States.

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FIRST ON 3: Autopsy confirms Hewett died of heart condition
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/02/2014 - 11:53pm.

videoAn autopsy report confirms that former Brunswick County Sheriff Ron Hewett died as the result of a heart condition, but Hewett's lifestyle and what happened in his final hours were also factors.

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Couple accused of insurance fraud
Submitted by Elizabeth Bynum on Mon, 12/01/2014 - 4:12pm.

videoDeputies say a Wilmington couple tried to collect more than $63,000 in insurance fraud.

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New Hanover County Sheriff sworn into office
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 12/01/2014 - 12:14pm.

videoToday marks the first day of Ed McMahon's second full term as New Hanover County's Sheriff. McMahon was sworn into office this morning, along with 475 deputies and detention officer

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Man arrested for breaking into vehicles at Cape Fear Museum
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 11/30/2014 - 3:25pm.

videoA man was arrested for breaking into vehicles in the parking lot of the Cape Fear Museum Saturday afternoon, according to Wilmington Police.

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Arrested pair suspected in 100+ break-ins
Submitted by Elizabeth Bynum on Thu, 11/27/2014 - 2:25pm.

Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office, along with investigators in New Hanover and Pender Counties, say two people are responsible for more than 100 break-ins in the area.

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Attempted armed robbery on Castle Hayne Road Saturday evening
Submitted by Helen Holt on Sun, 11/23/2014 - 1:00pm.

videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office confirmed an attempted armed robbery happened Saturday evening in the 2600 block of Castle Hayne Road. According to Sgt. Brewer of the New Hanover County Sheriff's Department, the call about a robbery came in around 7:55 pm.

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FIRST ON 3: New Hanover Co. elections director jailed for assault on female
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 11/16/2014 - 11:17pm.

videoNew Hanover County's elections director will spend the rest of the weekend in jail after being arrested Saturday night.

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Deputies investigating after bullet hits home in Kings Grant
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:13am.

videoDeputies are investigating a shooting they say sent a bullet into a living room where people were inside at a home in Kings Grant last night.

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Suspect charged in ATV, vehicle and trailer theft
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Tue, 11/11/2014 - 6:13pm.

video The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office has a suspect in custody in connection with an early morning theft of a vehicle, trailer and ATVs.

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