New Hanover County Sheriff's Office
Teen charged with kidnapping his grandfather
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/06/2014 - 12:45pm.

video 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.

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Woman arrested after questions about credit cards
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/30/2013 - 1:06pm.

videoNew Hanover County Sheriff's deputies arrested a woman yesterday after responding to a call about possible credit card fraud.

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Teens charged with armed robbery of business
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/30/2013 - 10:48am.

videoNew Hanover County Sheriff's deputies have charged two teens after an armed robbery at a business. Deputies responded late Friday afternoon to a call for an armed robbery at the All Metal Recycling at 1413-B Castle Hayne Road.

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New Hanover County security cost involving Berger: $5,000
Submitted by on Mon, 12/30/2013 - 9:51am.

videoNew Hanover County officials have spent more than $5,000 this year on added security measures involving Commissioner Brian Berger since his fellow commissioners called for his resignation in March.

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Two teen lovers charged with multiple burglaries
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/20/2013 - 12:44pm.

videoThe charges continue to pile up for a pair of teenagers arrested earlier this month in New Hanover County.

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FIRST ON 3: New Hanover deputies investigate incident at high school basketball game
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/13/2013 - 3:30pm.

videoNew Hanover County Sheriff's deputies are investigating an incident at Wilmington Christian Academy Tuesday night involving students from Onslow County, one of whom has been suspended.

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Mother charged with trying to shoot son in head
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/12/2013 - 11:02am.

videoA New Hanover County woman is out of jail after being arrested for allegedly trying to kill her son.

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FIRST ON 3 INVESTIGATION: Court documents outline former deputy's addiction to Oxycodone
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/10/2013 - 11:55pm.

videoCourt documents we obtained today show that former New Hanover County Sheriff's Deputy Joseph Antoine LeBlanc started visiting the CVS Pharmacy on College Rd. and 17th St. with what may have been forged requests for drugs starting in November 2012. During this time, Lt. LeBlanc was second in command of the Vice and Narcotics Division.

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Police looking for woman missing since August
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Tue, 12/10/2013 - 10:32pm.

Wilmington Police are looking for a missing woman. The family of 34-year-old Elisha Tucker said she's been missing since August and are concerned about her well-being.

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FIRST ON 3: Teen couple linked to multiple break-ins and car thefts
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/10/2013 - 4:04pm.

videoNew Hanover County Sheriff's deputies say the arrest of a couple of teenagers this morning has helped detectives solve several robbery and car theft cases. Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Jerry Brewer says the teens were a "modern-day Bonnie and Clyde."

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