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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office

DA: Officers justified in shooting that killed man accused of shooting deputy

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video The District Attorney says a shooting that killed the suspect accused of shooting a New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy last month was a reasonable use of deadly force. District Attorney Ben David said the officers were "absolutely justified in taking Brandon Smith's life." Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Deputy fired after allegedly firing Taser at utility worker

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videoA New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy has been fired after allegedly trying to use his Taser on a utility worker. The Sheriff's Office says Reed Roberts was at his home in Pender County yesterday waiting for a technician to restore power to his home. Full story...
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Driver charged in car chase with cops after checkpoint

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video A man who led multiple law enforcement agencies on a car chase during a DWI checkpoint early this morning faces several assault charges after investigators say he intentionally hit a deputy's car twice. They say it started at a roadblock set up at the corner of 15th and Market streets around 1:30 a.m. Full story...
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Incident involving kids, gun near New Hanover HS under investigation

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video Wilmington Police are investigating an incident involving two juveniles and a gun near New Hanover High School this afternoon. Full story...
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Two suspects dead, one jailed after restaurant robbery leads to police shooting

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videoOn the same night Wilmington Police launched a joint patrol effort with New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies to combat the city's gang problem, officers wound up in a shoot-out after the latest late-night restaurant robbery. When it was over, two suspects were dead and a third was in the hospital. Full story...
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Deputy quits after drunk driving arrest

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videoA New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy has quit after being charged with DWI. The Sheriff's Office says the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office charged Rudolph Howell for DWI Thursday night during a checking station on US 17. Full story...
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Wilmington Police and New Hanover Sheriff’s Deputies work together

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videoNearly two weeks after Wilmington's police chief and the New Hanover County Sheriff announced a joint enforcement plan, officers and deputies hit the streets together Friday night. Full story...
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Man charged with breaking into Harris Teeter pharmacy

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videoA man is charged with breaking and entering after New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies say they found him in the pharmacy at the Harris Teeter at 5920 Carolina Beach Road. Full story...
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Duo wanted for armed robbery of pizza place

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videoNew Hanover County Sheriff's deputies are looking for two men they say robbed an Ogden pizza place at gunpoint overnight. Full story...
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Photo released of Porters Neck bank robber

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videoNew Hanover County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a robbery at the First Citizens Bank at 8219 Market Street in Porters Neck. Full story...
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