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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office

Body cameras coming to New Hanover County?

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videoThe New Hanover County Commission approved a grant request for the Sheriff’s office to outfit their deputies with body cameras. The request comes amid a nationwide surge in interest in the cameras, after events that unfolded in Ferguson, MO and New York City, NY. The grant would buy 66 body cameras for deputies. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. installs permanent drop boxes for medication disposal

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videoNew Hanover County officials announced Tuesday two new permanent drop boxes that will give residents safe new options to dispose of expired, unwanted medications. Full story...
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Inmate charged with assault on law enforcement officer

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A 24-year-old inmate at the New Hanover County jail is charged with allegedly assaulting an officer. Full story...
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NEW DETAILS: Pastor released from hospital after stabbing

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video A New Hanover County church pastor is out of the hospital after the sheriff's office says he was stabbed this morning at his church. Full story...
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Local law enforcement reacts to NYPD officers murdered

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videoNew Hanover Sheriff Ed McMahon, along with law enforcement veterans are reacting to the killings of two NYPD officers this weekend; the killings, according to the shooter's social media accounts, were in reaction to recent stories involving police officers not being indicted for incidents involving citizens. Full story...
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Investigators: 3rd dine-and-dash suspect arrested while shoplifting

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video Investigators say the third suspect in a dine-at-dash at a Monkey Junction restaurant was arrested last night while allegedly committing another crime. Full story...
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Driver suffers medical episode, crashes school bus

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video A school bus driver was taken to the hospital after crashing a bus on Carolina Beach Road this morning. Full story...
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Deputies need help identifying larceny suspect

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The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office needs your help in identifying a female suspect wanted in questioning for a larceny. Full story...
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2 of 3 suspects charged with dine-and-dash

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videoNew Hanover County Sheriff's deputies say help from the community led them to arrest two of three suspects wanted for a dine-and-dash at a Monkey Junction restaurant. Full story...
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Deputies need help identifying dine-and-dash suspects

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is asking for help identifying three people accused of larceny in a dine-and-dash. Full story...
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