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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office

Sheriff's deputy fired for violating 'standard of conduct'

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videoA New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy has been fired for violating department policy. Full story...
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Bust leads to $130,000 worth of heroin

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says a month-long investigation netted more than 3,200 bags of heroin with a street value of $130,000. Full story...
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Sheriff shakes up Vice and Narcotics leadership

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New Hanover County Sheriff Ed McMahon is changing up the leadership in his Vice and Narcotics Division. The move comes in the wake of the firing of Lt. Joey LeBlanc amid a SBI investigation reportedly about how he handled drugs. Full story...
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Drug cases dismissed after probe into former officer

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As a result of an investigation into former New Hanover County Sheriff's Office Vice and Narcotics lieutenant Joey LeBlanc, the New Hanover County District Attorney's Office dismissed drug cases handled by LeBlanc against eight people. Full story...
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47 arrested during Operation Coastal Watch

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videoWilmington Police, the New Hanover County's Sheriff's Office, the U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force, and the North Carolina Department of Public Safety partnered together for Operation Coastal Watch this week. Full story...
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New Hanover Sheriff receives $500,000 in forfeited currency

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United States Attorney Thomas G. Walker announced Thursday the transfer of $505,503.06 in forfeited currency to the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department. Full story...
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NHSO cracking down on illegal sweepstakes parlors

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is cracking down on illegal sweepstakes parlors. Vice and narcotics officers raided Spin City Sweepstakes Parlor next to the Walmart on Sigmon Road in Wilmington this afternoon. Full story...
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Sheriff's deputy fired after internal investigation

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A New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy has been fired because of information he gave during an internal investigation. Full story...
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Friday night DWI checkpoint results

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Multiple agencies participated in a DWI checkpoint Friday evening in the Port City. According to a news release from the Wilmington Police Department the checkpoint resulted in numerous charges and several arrests. Full story...
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UPDATE: Four people safe after boat runs aground off Carolina Beach

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videoNew Hanover County Dispatch says all the people aboard a boat that ran aground off Carolina Beach are safe and back on land. Full story...
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