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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office

FIRST ON 3: New Hanover Co. lieutenant fired amid SBI drug investigation

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has fired Lt. Joesph A. Leblanc, who was serving as the Assistant Division Commander in the Vice and Narcotics Division. Full story...
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Fired deputy the latest in string of cops accused of bad behavior

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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. Full story...
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School lockdown over as deputies catch break-in suspects

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video The final day of class at Wrightsboro Elementary School lasted a little longer than planned thanks to a lockdown as New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies tried to solve a home invasion. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Man arrested for allegedly taking pictures up women's skirts

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video Could you be a victim of a peeping tom? A New Hanover County man is out of jail after being arrested for allegedly taking inappropriate pictures of women around town. Full story...
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Jacksonville woman needs help paying for K9's surgery

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videoIt's not only law enforcement officers who help keep you safe, it's also their K9s. And, after those dogs retire, sometimes they need your help. Full story...
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New Hanover County attempts to save lives faster

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video The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office wants citizens to take part in its new Yellow Dot Program. The program alerts emergency responders to an individual's vital medical information to speed up help during emergencies. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: Deputy won't be cited for parking issue

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A New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy will not be cited for the way parked at a Wilmington business last week. Full story...
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UPDATE: Police chase ends with crash, sends several to hospital

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videoA police chase that began at a traffic stop ended with a crash, sending several people to the hospital. Deputies say the driver of a stolen car fled from police at a traffic stop, and then crashed near Princess Place Drive in Wilmington. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Deputy under investigation after blocking handicapped parking space

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video Add the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office to the list of local law enforcement agencies in the spotlight because of officer's alleged bad behavior. The actions of one deputy may have given the entire department a black eye. A disabled WWAY viewer claims a New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy intentionally blocked his handicapped spot in the parking lot of a Wilmington business. Full story...
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Local Law Enforcement Officers Run for Special Olympics

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Law enforcement officers from the Wilmington Police Department and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office ran from Wilmington to Hampstead Wednesday to raise awareness and money for the Special Olympics.video Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Longtime secretary talks about leaving New Hanover Co. Sheriff's Office

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video After nearly 30 years of service, today the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office honored one of its own. You might not recognize her name or her face, but coworkers say Sheriann Davis is the heart and soul of the Sheriff's Office. Full story...
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Carolina Beach Road murder investigation continues

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video A man charged with murder in a weekend shooting spent more than five years behind bars on a similar charge. Shannon Mitchell is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Gilbert McClammy Saturday night. Full story...
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Deputies make arrest in weekend murder

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Detectives made an arrest in the overnight shooting that happened at 5120 Carolina Beach Road. Full story...
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Water searches easier for NHSO thanks to new gadget

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videoThe depths of the sea and the bottom of big bodies of water are no longer a big problem for the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office. New technology used to search for a missing man in the Northeast Cape Fear River yesterday makes the job easier. Full story...
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