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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office

Sheriff says internal issues have slowed enforcement of sweepstakes ban

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says it's cracking down on sweepstakes parlors, but a bust today marked just the fourth time deputies have shut down one of the illegal gambling halls this year. Full story...
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Search continues for Civil War artifacts stolen from Cape Fear Museum

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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...
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Civil War relics stolen from Cape Fear Museum

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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...
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Father and son wanted for thefts in New Hanover Co.

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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...
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Deputies looking for suspect after fugitive roundup

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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...
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UPDATE: DA will get SBI probe of WPD

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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...
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Non-profit organizes gun buy-back program in Wilmington

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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...
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Sheriff's deputy fired for violating 'standard of conduct'

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videoA New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy has been fired for violating department policy. Full story...
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Bust leads to $130,000 worth of heroin

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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...
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