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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office

Shooting witness: 'He just went crazy, I think'

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video Two members of one family are dead after a shooting this morning in New Hanover County. It happened around 10 a.m. on Normandy Drive near Monkey Junction. Full story...
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Law enforcement warns of new phone scam targeting computer info

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office and the FBI's Cyber Crime Task Force are warning of a telephone scam designed to allow people to gain access to your computer. Full story...
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Two men charged with kidnapping, assaulting relative's ex-boyfriend

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Two men are charged with kidnapping after allegedly attacking a relative's ex-boyfriend. Full story...
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New Hanover deputies bust marijuana grow house

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A New Hanover County man is in jail accused of running an indoor marijuana grow operation. Harold Monroe Becker Jr., 56, faces multiple felony drug charges. Full story...
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Investigators say gang member among arrests in fast food heroin bust

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New Hanover County Sheriff's investigators say one of three people arrested for allegedly selling heroin at a Wilmington fast food restaurant is a gang member. Full story...
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Synthetic drugs may be involved in woman's death at apartment complex

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Department is investigating a death at the Tesla Park apartment complex in Wilmington. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Julia Boseman involved in incident at restaurant

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videoFormer State Senator Julia Boseman is back in the spotlight after an incident Saturday night at a Monkey Junction restaurant. Full story...
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Crime in NC lowest since 1977; Wilmington also sees drop

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video The North Carolina Department of Justice says crime is down across the state. According to its annual report, violent crimes fell by more than five percent last year, making the crime rate the lowest since 1977. There has also been a decrease in those numbers here in Wilmington. Full story...
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Intoxicated swimmers rescued at Wrightsville Beach, Coast Guard hopes it's not a sign of things to come

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videoAn early morning swim turned dangerous at Wrightsville Beach. The man rescued was reportedly naked and somewhat intoxicated, but in good health, and was taken into custody by New Hanover County Sheriff's Deputies. Full story...
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Hitching rides to Masonboro illegal, dangerous

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video Masonboro Island is a popular destination on the 4th of July, but the increased population on the island during the holiday may cause some issues and even break some laws. Masonboro Island has seen upwards of 2,000 people on summer holidays like the 4th of July. Full story...
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UPDATE: Three women turn themselves in for fraud charges

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Maria Sloan, Velda Barnhill, and Monica Frazier were arrested Tuesday. Sloan and Barnhill are still in jail and both have a $100,000 secured bond. Frazier was released for jail Tuesday with a $5,000 unsecured bond. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Woman chases off suspected robbers with Louisville Slugger

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video A woman chases down suspected thieves with a bat after they tried to break into her house. With her help, police arrested Sean Ray McMahan, 17, and Markyes Deshaun Jones, 18, who are now in jail after admitting to mugging a woman downtown Thursday night around 10 p.m. Full story...
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Off-duty deputy leads to B&E arrests

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says an off-duty deputy's vigilance helped catch a couple of would-be thieves. Full story...
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Deputies need help identifying break-in suspect caught on camera

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office needs help identifying a suspect caught on camera. He is wanted for a breaking and entering that took place in May at a home off Medallion Place in the Ogden area. Full story...
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Former UNCW basketball player arrested on drug charges

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A former UNCW basketball player has been arrested on drug charges. New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies arrested Donte Morales after they say he sold marijuana at a Wilmington apartment complex last night. Full story...
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