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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office

Couple charged with drugs, child abuse after three-month investigation

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says a three-month heroin investigation by its Vice/Narcotics Unit ended with two people in jail on drug and child abuse charges. Full story...
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Yearlong investigation leads to five suspects arrested

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Wilmington Police say a yearlong drug investigation involving multiple agencies has led to five arrests. Investigators says they arrested the suspects after residents in the neighborhood made numerous complaints about suspicious activity at 2345 Louisiana Ave. Full story...
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New Hanover Regional simulates mass emergency

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videoHanover Regional Medical Center prepared for a mass emergency Monday morning. Staff and law enforcement simulated a shooting at UNCW that left more than a dozen victims. Full story...
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Sheriff explains policy violated by demoted deputies

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videoSheriff Ed McMahon could not say what Sean Jones and Larry Robinson did, because it is a personnel matter, but he says conduct unbecoming could be any number of violations that reflects poorly on the department. Full story...
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Officers graduate from training for handling mental health issues

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videoSome area law enforcement officers celebrated today the completion of special training. Some say recent situations involving police force would have turned out differently if officers would have gone through this course. Full story...
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Sheriff putting inmates to work in New Hanover County

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videoNew Hanover County roads are cleaner thanks to criminals. Today, the sheriff announced a new inmate work crew. Full story...
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NHSO demotes, suspends two lieutenants

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videoNew Hanover County Sheriff Ed McMahon has suspended two of his lieutenants and demoted them after internal affairs investigations. Full story...
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Deputies want to talk with teen about assault last week

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is looking for a teen investigators say is a person of interest in an assault investigation. Raquan Ki'sheen Williams, 18, is a black male, 6'6" tall. Full story...
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Theft ring suspect arrested at court house

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One of five suspects wanted by Leland Police in a theft ring has been arrested. New Hanover County Deputies arrested Thomas Lynn Jones at the New Hanover County Court House Friday. Full story...
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UPDATE: Man missing since release from jail found

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says the missing man last seen since he was released from jail in mid-May has been found. Donald Douglas, the 44-year-old white male deputies were searching for, was located in the 200 block of Chestnut Street yesterday. Full story...
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Warrants: Former Wilmington Plastic Surgery administrator allegedly embezzled more than $385,000

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videoA former administrator at Wilmington Plastic Surgery made his first court appearance on forgery and embezzlement charges Friday. Full story...
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Former administrator at Wilmington Plastic Surgery arrested

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A former administrator with Wilmington Plastic Surgery is behind bars. According to the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office website, Guy Williams was arrested and booked Thursday night for allegedly embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from Wilmington Plastic Surgery. Full story...
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UPDATE: Leland woman says she lost $5,400 in jury duty phone scam

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videoA 63-year-old woman says she is still shaken up after a man fooled her out of thousands of dollars. She is not the first victim to fall prey to this scam that now has the attention of federal investigators. Full story...
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