New Hanover County Sheriff's Office
museumthefts.jpg
Search continues for Civil War artifacts stolen from Cape Fear Museum
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Mon, 07/29/2013 - 3:05pm.

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 »
museumthefts.jpg
Civil War relics stolen from Cape Fear Museum
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/26/2013 - 3:07pm.

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 »
ridleys.jpg
Father and son wanted for thefts in New Hanover Co.
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/25/2013 - 4:11pm.

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 »
JamesSmallwood.jpg
Deputies looking for suspect after fugitive roundup
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/24/2013 - 10:42am.

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 »
wpd.jpg
UPDATE: DA will get SBI probe of WPD
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/24/2013 - 9:02am.

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 »
shooting.jpg
Non-profit organizes gun buy-back program in Wilmington
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 4:16pm.

video A non-profit group is trying to cut down on gun violence in the area by buying back guns next month. The effort is hosted by LINC Incorporated, a local non-profit agency whose goal is to educate and motivate youth to make positive life choices.

Full Story »
Noland.jpg
Sheriff's deputy fired for violating 'standard of conduct'
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 10:37am.

videoA New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy has been fired for violating department policy.

Full Story »
hudsonangelheroin.jpg
Bust leads to $130,000 worth of heroin
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 9:42am.

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 »
new_hanover_county_sheriff_-_nc.jpg
Sheriff shakes up Vice and Narcotics leadership
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/16/2013 - 4:06pm.

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 »