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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office

County worker accused of falsifying community service for cash

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videoDeputies have charged a New Hanover County employee for offering to falsify documentation for court-ordered community service hours in exchange for cash. Full story...
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Sheriff's crime lab gets national accreditation

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video The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office recently received some national acclaim. The CSI Lab helped the department become the fourth in the state to earn an accreditation from the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors. Full story...
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UPDATE: Former sweepstakes employee speaks out

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video Earlier this week the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office confiscated 50 computers from Capital One Reward Zone on Market Street. The bust was a part of the Sheriff’s Office crack down on sweepstakes parlor. Full story...
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Sheriff says internal issues have slowed enforcement of sweepstakes ban

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says it's cracking down on sweepstakes parlors, but a bust today marked just the fourth time deputies have shut down one of the illegal gambling halls this year. Full story...
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Search continues for Civil War artifacts stolen from Cape Fear Museum

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video The Cape Fear Museum is still looking for help finding some missing history. Detectives continue searching for the thief or thieves who swiped five Civil War-era objects from a display cabinet at the Wilmington museum. Full story...
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Civil War relics stolen from Cape Fear Museum

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videoSome pieces of Civil War history are missing from the Cape Fear Museum in Wilmington. The museum staff noticed they were missing this morning. Full story...
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Father and son wanted for thefts in New Hanover Co.

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is currently searching for a father/son duo who are suspects in a several thefts across the county. Deputies are looking Stephen Ridley and his son Zachary. Full story...
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Deputies looking for suspect after fugitive roundup

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videoNew Hanover County Sheriff's deputies say a recent undercover operation led them to arrest 16 people on drug charges, but they're still looking for one more suspect. Full story...
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UPDATE: DA will get SBI probe of WPD

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videoNew Hanover County District Attorney should soon get the results of a SBI investigation into the Wilmington Police Department and the way officers handled of a botched prostitution sting last year. Full story...
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