New Hanover County Sheriff's Office
Deputy quits after drunk driving arrest
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/25/2013 - 3:39pm.

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.

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Wilmington Police and New Hanover Sheriff’s Deputies work together
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/25/2013 - 2:53pm.

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.

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Man charged with breaking into Harris Teeter pharmacy
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 10/21/2013 - 9:37am.

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.

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Duo wanted for armed robbery of pizza place
Submitted by WWAY on Sat, 10/19/2013 - 1:04pm.

videoNew Hanover County Sheriff's deputies are looking for two men they say robbed an Ogden pizza place at gunpoint overnight.

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Photo released of Porters Neck bank robber
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/18/2013 - 3:28pm.

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

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Police hear rapid gunfire while investigating reports of shots fired
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Thu, 10/17/2013 - 6:53am.

After getting several calls reporting shots fired around Wilmington and New Hanover County throughout the early morning hours, police who responded say they heard rapid gunfire while investigating those areas.

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FIRST ON 3: No confirmation Smith was armed when shot and killed
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/15/2013 - 12:50pm.

As details continue to be released regarding the shooting and killing of Brandon Smith by a New Hanover County Sheriff's Deputy, one big fact cannot be confirmed yet - whether or not Smith was armed when he was shot.

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Wilmington Housing Authority requesting Creekwood residents to report crimes
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/15/2013 - 9:59am.

Wilmington Housing Authority asks the residents of Creekwood South to partner with Law Enforcement by reporting all criminal activity. All reports can be made anonymously by calling CrimeStoppers or texting information to TIP708. It is the belief of everyone at Wilmington Housing Authority that together we can make our communities and neighborhoods safe.

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City, county leaders announce 'enforcement partnership' in wake of shootings
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 10:19pm.

video Wilmington and New Hanover County leaders announced what they called an "enforcement partnership" between Wilmington Police and the Sheriff's Office in the wake of recent violence, including the shooting of a deputy and the shooting death of his alleged assailant.

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Brandon Smith's estranged wife says she does not think he shot the deputy
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/14/2013 - 1:18pm.

videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says a chase that ended with the shooting death of a wanted man started when detectives saw the suspect not far from where they say he shot a deputy Thursday.

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