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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office

FBI, SBI detonate 2nd package at storage facility

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videoFBI and SBI agents have detonated a second suspicious package found at a storage facility on Carolina Beach Road. Earlier today another package exploded as a bomb robot shot at it as agents tried to figure out what was in it. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Marshals arrest fugitive in Wilmington

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videoThe US Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force caught a man today wanted for a home invasion last spring in New Hanover County. Deputies say Jonathan Kiger and his accomplices broke into an apartment on Bent Creek Road April 30 with an AR 15 rifle, a baseball bat and a stun gun. Full story...
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Two teens arrested for mobile home fire

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office arrested two females for burning down a mobile home last week. On Friday, deputies responded to a structure fire on Fontana Road. After interviewing several people and speaking with neighbors, detectives arrested Summer Lentz and Kandice Long for burning an uninhabited house and breaking and entering. Full story...
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Deputies arrest suspect after armed robbery at hotel

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Deputies arrest a suspect after a man pulled a knife on an employee at a hotel Tuesday night. Full story...
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UPDATE: Standoff suspect identified; police catch second suspect

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videoPolice have two men in custody after a traffic stop led to a standoff today and the lockdown of four schools for hours in Wilmington. Full story...
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Fire crews put out hot spots after flames engulf multiple buildings

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video New Hanover County fire crews worked to put out all hotspots hours after a fire sparked at an office building on Murrayville Road Monday night. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Sheriff steamed after deputy caught showing off in patrol car

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videoA New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy is spending his days off this week wondering when and if he can go back to work. The sheriff says he's launched an investigation of the deputy who decided to show off in his patrol car over the weekend. Full story...
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Shots fired lead to car chase

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videoDeputies arrived at 7212 Morley Ct. around 9 o'clock Friday night after reports of possible gun shots fired. Phillip Michael Donaldson II was inside the home and in possession of a handgun and long gun. He had fired the gun towards the ground on his property. Deputies advised Donaldson of county ordinances against discharging a firearm in the county. He agreed that he would not discharge the firearm again. Full story...
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Man on most-wanted list surrenders

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video A Wilmington man named on the New Hanover County Sheriff’s most-wanted list for attempted murder surrendered to authorities Thursday. Full story...
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Man arrested for arson, drug, weapons charges after incident at WPD

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videoA New Hanover County man is in jail charged with a host of crimes, after he showed up with a baseball bat and knives at Wilmington Police headquarters. Full story...
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Break-in suspect linked to other thefts

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video Investigators have linked a man arrested for allegedly breaking into cars last month to more break-ins. The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says deputies arrested Justin Hunter Stroupe, 23, December 17. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Commission has plan for funding elementary school deputies

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videoLast month, the New Hanover County School Board asked the county commission for funding to put a deputy in every elementary school. Monday night, the board met and came up with a solution. Full story...
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WPD could contribute four officers to county's school safety plan

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video The Wilmington Police Department is looking to help out with security in schools throughout New Hanover County. Police Chief Ralph Evangelous said today he could provide four police officers to help in the county's effort to increase law enforcement presence at schools. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Bank robbed, suspect under $1M bond

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video A man is in jail under $1 million bond after a bank robbery in New Hanover County. A Sheriff's Office spokesman says it happened at the BB&T at 5610 Castle Hayne Road around noon. Full story...
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