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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office

New Hanover commissioner approve more jail staff, ABC CEO bonus

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video The New Hanover County Detention Center will soon have more deputies staffed to help with growing safety issues. Commissioners also approved a bonus for the ABC Board CEO. Full story...
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Woman robbed while taking out trash

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video The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says a woman was confronted and robbed in her own home this afternoon. Deputies say the victim was taking out her trash on Christa Lane south of Monkey Junction, when a woman with a gun approached her. Full story...
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Mother charged with trying to kill daughter, cat

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video A New Hanover County woman is out of the hospital and now in jail charged with trying to kill her daughter and cat. Jeannie L. Marvel, 49, is charged with attempted first degree murder and felonious cruelty to animals. Full story...
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Man arrested for attempted murder

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videoA man is in jail in New Hanover County charged with trying to kill a woman. The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says Rusty Randall, 29, is charged with attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon, burglary and other crimes. Full story...
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Halloween checkpoint lands more than a dozen in jail

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You'll probably notice abandoned cars along Martin Luther King, Jr. Parkway this morning. It's the aftermath of a big Halloween checkpoint organized by the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office. Full story...
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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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