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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office

Investigation continues into man found dead in car

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video Deputies are investigating Michael Lamar Smith's death, but we wanted to investigate his life. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Bomb squad called in for explosives found in Brunswick County

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Bomb experts are working to dispose of a crate of dynamite found in rural Brunswick County. Sheriff's Office spokeswoman April Stanley says it was found in the 7800 block of Pireway Road near Ash. Full story...
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Deputies looking for attempted kidnapper

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who attempted to kidnap a teenager. Police say around 11 a.m. today an 18-year-old female was selling magazines door to door in a neighborhood near Myrtle Grove Road. They say a man in a silver pickup truck pulled up beside the teen and asked her if she needed a ride. Full story...
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Bidding underway for Sheriff's helicopter

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Bidding is underway as the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office auctions off its helicopter. The auction opened today on the website govdeals.com. Full story...
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FOR SALE: Sheriff's Office helicopter, gently used

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Looking for a deal on a used helicopter? From Monday, March 7 to Tuesday, March 22, 2011, surplus property will be sold via the Internet through GovDeals, an on-line auction service at www.govdeals.com. In addition to the Sheriff’s Office chopper, property consists of vehicles, office furniture, and various equipment declared surplus by the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners. Full story...
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Inmate paint job saves tax dollars

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The New Hanover County Jail is getting a makeover, and it's coming on the cheap. The sheriff is using inmate volunteers to save tax payers money. Full story...
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New Hanover deputies score big heroin bust

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Vice and Narcotics Division says a bust last night took lots of drugs and some weapons off the street. Full story...
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NHSO takes flight with SABLE

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is officially part of the SABLE helicopter program. Full story...
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Sheriff decides to sell chopper, partner with other departments

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video Sheriff Ed McMahon said this morning the county will join the SABLE helicopter program, along with the Pender County Sheriff's Office and Leland and Wilmington Police departments. Full story...
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Sheriff McMahon will announce future of helicopter Thursday

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The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office would like to invite the media to a news conference concerning the Sheriff’s Helicopter, Sheriff’s Air One. Sheriff Ed McMahon will be meeting with the media to announce his plans for the helicopter and answer questions concerning the helicopter. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Woman faces fine for posting pictures of mutilated cat on Facebook; Updated with info from Sheriff's Dept.

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A New Hanover County woman posted pictures of herself with a mutilated animal on her Facebook page, and it's causing quite the stir on the Internet. Full story...
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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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