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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office

Deputies look for man who broke into cars in Monkey Junction, Murrayville

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is asking for help finding a man they say has broken into several vehicles in the Monkey Junction and Murrayville areas. Full story...
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Feds end search for gang member near Mayfaire

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videoLaw enforcement has ended their search near Mayfaire for a suspect who ran while they were trying to serve warrants. Bob Becker, Resident Agent in Charge with the US Department of Homeland Security says the warrants are part of a Immigrations and Custom Enforcement case. Full story...
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Deputy back on duty after shooting suspect

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videoA New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy is back on patrol less than a month after shooting a suspect. Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Jerry Brewer says Dep. Joshua Cranford returned to duty Monday after an internal investigation found he had not violated any department policies or procedures. Full story...
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Deputies searching for armed robber

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New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies are searching for an armed robber after they say he stole another man's wallet at the Midway Kwik Stop Sunday night. Full story...
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Motorcyclist taken to hospital after wreck with pick-up

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videoA motorcyclist was taken to the hospital this afternoon after investigators say he hit a pick-up truck on N. College Road. Full story...
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Hearing Thursday in sweepstakes raid lawsuit

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videoAn evidentiary hearing will be held Thursday as A Wilmington sweepstakes parlor raided last month by New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies tries to reopen its doors. Full story...
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House hit by lightning, fire crew on scene

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A house was struck by lightning and caught fire on Pitch Pine Court. Full story...
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DA: Officers were justified in June checkpoint shooting

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videoBrunswick County's district attorney says officers were justified in using lethal force when they shot at a vehicle that tried to leave a DWI checkpoint in Leland in June. Full story...
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Judge orders hearing in sweepstakes parlor fight

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videoA judge has called for an evidentiary hearing as a sweepstakes parlor fights to stay in business. Capital One Reward Zone filed for a temporary restraining order against the New Hanover County Sheriff and the District Attorney for raiding the Market Street business last month. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Woman claims deputy broke into her house and used force in dispute over dog

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videoA New Hanover County woman says she was terrorized in her home by someone sworn to serve and protect. Earlier this month we told you about Darlene McGuire's battle with a former friend over a dog. She says a New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy broke into her home with a knife and forcefully detained her over the dispute. Full story...
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