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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office

Deputies use bomb robot to help save man's life

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is in the business of serving and protecting our community, and yesterday they did just that. Full story...
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SABLE flight finds fugitive

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Wilmington Police used their eye in the sky to catch a suspect. Full story...
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David says cases will be dismissed because former deputy lied about certification

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video Wearing a New Hanover County Sheriff's badge means trust, loyalty and integrity, but one former deputy got caught in a lie and now some drivers are getting off easy. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Investigators release causes of death in murder-suicide

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Investigators say a woman killed in an apparent murder-suicide was stabbed to death. The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says Kimberly Ann Williams died from multiple stab wounds. Full story...
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Ashley teacher suspended

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An Ashley High School teacher is on paid suspension while the school district and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office look into an allegation against him. Full story...
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Murder-suicide investigation continues

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New Hanover County Sheriff's detectives are trying to figure out what led to two deaths over the weekend in an apparent murder-suicide. Full story...
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Search continues for man who fired AK-47 into home

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videoA shooting in New Hanover County has deputies looking for a man with a powerful weapon. Sheriff's deputies say what started as a group of people hanging out led to an argument at 104 Fawn Street in Castle Hayne. Full story...
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McMahon starts first full term as sheriff

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He's been on the job for about a year and a half. This morning Ed McMahon was sworn in as New Hanover County Sheriff after winning election for the first time. Full story...
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Deputy not charged after fender bender

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The holiday rush got off to a bad start for a New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy this morning. The deputy rear-ended another car with his cruiser at the intersection of South 17th Street and College Road around 9 a.m. UPDATED WITH NEWS RELEASE FROM WPD. Full story...
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Investigators try to put an end to bomb threats

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New Hanover County has been plagued with a number of bomb threats in recent weeks. Some students think it's funny and a quick way to get out of class, but what many don't realize is it's a felony and a waste of tax-payer's money. Full story...
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New way to patrol

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They ride in cars and on horses, and now, you'll see ten New Hanover County Sheriff's Deputies on bicycles. Full story...
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NHSO incorporates bikes into patrol

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Sheriff Ed McMahon has added bicycles to the Patrol Division at the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office. Full story...
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Three arrested in after school fight

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Three teenage girls are likely in trouble at home tonight after getting in trouble with cops this afternoon. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Standoff with armed man ends peacefully

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Some tense moments in a New Hanover County neighborhood this afternoon. WWAY was the only station on the scene of a standoff on Janice Lane near Middle Sound Loop Road. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Lockdown lifted at Hoggard, Roland Grise and Alderman; search for wanted man continues

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videoThe lock-down at Hoggard, Roland Grise and Alderman schools has been lifted. The Wilmington Police Department and New Hanover Co. Sheriff’s Office are still searching for 27-year-old Andrew Mitchell Narris. They say he's wanted for property crimes. He's a bald, white male wearing a black shirt and cargo pants. He's 5' 10" and weighs 250 lbs. Full story...
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