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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office

Badges battle and ball for buddies

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videoDozens of police officers and sheriff's deputies converged on downtown Wilmington this weekend. No, it wasn't a drug bust or a stand-off, it was a shoot out... on the basketball court. Full story...
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Animal Control officers join Sheriff's Office ahead of change

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has gone to the dogs. Kind of. The Sheriff's Office takes over Animal Control Services tomorrow. Full story...
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Teens charged with dozens of crimes in Ogden break-ins

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has arrested three people suspected in a series of break-ins, most of which involved cars, in the Gordon Road, White Road and Ogden areas. The breaking and enterings took place from December to February. Full story...
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Volunteers help Sheriff's Office in new VIPR program

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New Hanover County citizens are helping make the county a little safer. The Sheriff's Office announced the launch of its new VIPR program this morning. Full story...
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ABC Board helps law enforcement fight crime downtown

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Members of the New Hanover County ABC Board recognized area law enforcement for trying to make downtown Wilmington a safer place. Full story...
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Mom, girls charged after fight at school

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A New Hanover County mother is charged for assaulting a teenager during a fight at Ashley High School. Full story...
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School lockdowns ended

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The lockdowns at Hoggard High School, Roland-Grise Middle School and the Learning Center are over. Full story...
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New Hanover deputies say suspect may be involved in other crimes

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New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies say they caught a man last night they think may be involved in several other crimes. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Sheriff's Deputies bust alleged weed dealer

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A Wilmington man is in jail after investigators say they found drugs in his home. Full story...
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Deputies ask for s help identifying suspect

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is requesting assistance in identifying a male subject as a part of an ongoing investigation. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Sheriff to take over Animal Control

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Add dog catcher to the list of duties for the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office. County Manager Bruce Shell announced this afternoon the Sheriff's Office will take over Animal Control beginning March 1. Full story...
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Man charged with rape of child

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Jabarr Johnson has been in prison for kidnapping since April 2009. Now he's charged with first degree rape of a child and two counts of sex offender use of a social website. Full story...
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Man, woman arrested in largest heroin bust in New Hanover history

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A drug arrest last week turned out to be the largest heroin bust in New Hanover County history. They say it was enough to produce more than 15,000 bags of heroin. Full story...
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UPDATE: Driver in fatal crash identified; deputy out of hospital

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video A New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy is out of the hospital after an overnight crash that left another driver dead. LISTEN TO RADIO CALL FROM DEPUTY AFTER CRASH. Full story...
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New Hanover deputies arrest alleged heroin trafficker

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office's Vice and Narcotics unit wrapped up a three-week investigation yesterday that netted more than 300 bags of heroin, large amounts of packaging material and paraphernalia. Full story...
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