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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office

Woman arrested in $94k heroin, meth bust

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video New Hanover County Sheriff's narcotics detectives seized more than 20 ounces of black tar heroin and more than 100 grams of methamphetamine. The drugs have a combined street value of more than $94,000. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Student hurt, another charged at New Hanover HS

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video The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has charged a 14-year-old boy after he allegedly injured another student at New Hanover High School this morning. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Sheriff using inmate labor to cut costs

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video New Hanover County Jail inmates were behind another type of bars Friday morning, helping out the Sheriff's Animal Services Unit. The inmates lent their skills with a brush by giving the kennels at Animal Control a fresh coat of paint. Full story...
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New state law helps prosecute metal thieves

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As of October 1 the State Legislature has enacted the Metal Theft Prevention Act, which aims to aid in the prosecution of thieves involved in the theft of nonferrous metals and ultimately help diminish or prevent this crime. Full story...
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Surveillance images show Food Lion robbers, car

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is asking for help identifying the suspects who robbed a grocery store late Monday night. It happened at the Food Lion at 6400-1 Carolina Beach Rd. around 11 p.m. Monday. Full story...
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Food Lion employees robbed overnight

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New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies are investigating an armed robbery at a grocery store in Wilmington. Full story...
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Tattoos lead detectives to Pit Stop arrest

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Tattoos led New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies to a man wanted for allegedly breaking through the roof of a convenience store early yesterday morning. Full story...
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Two stabbed at weekend party

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New Hanover County Sheriff's detectives say a large party off Sidbury Road led to a stabbing Friday. Full story...
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Year-long investigation busts prescription drug resale ring

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A Wilmington couple is in jail charged in connection with an alleged prescription drug resale ring. The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office Vice and Narcotics Division says detectives arrested Joseph Scott Apodaca, 44, and Jessie Layne McCallie, 29, Friday as the result of a nearly year-long investigation. Full story...
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New Hanover, Pender deputies arrest man with four pounds of pot

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New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies say a man they consider a long-time drug dealer is behind bars after an eight-week investigation. Investigators say they arrested Darryl Bernard Pearsall Jr. Tuesday and charged him with a host of marijuana-related drug charges. Full story...
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New Hanover deputies searching for man missing since leaving jail

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New Hanover County Sheriff's detectives are searching for a man missing since he was released from jail. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Sheriff responds to deputy on medical leave

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On August 9, 2012, Corporal Christopher Roseblock of the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office was involved in an off-duty incident that was brought on by a medical condition. Full story...
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Heroin seized after month long investigation

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video As a result of a month long investigation, New Hanover County Police have taken a significant amount of heroin off of the streets. Full story...
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Sheriff's lieutenant quits in middle of internal investigation

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A New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy has quit in the midst of an Internal Affairs investigation. The Sheriff's Office says Lt. Jerry Easley, 42, resigned August 24 during an investigation into an administrative matter. Full story...
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Deputies investigate early morning armed robbery at seafood store

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New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a report of an early-morning armed robbery at a business on Carolina Beach Road. Full story...
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