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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office

Two local female officers make history

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Lieutenant Kathleen Cochran of the Wilmington Police Department and Major Rhonda Smith of the New Hanover County Sheriff's Department just graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Full story...
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New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department and the Wilmington Police Department join forces

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The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department and the Wilmington Police Department are joining forces to try and reduce gang violence in the area. Full story...
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Electronic monitoring systems for abusers

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videoTarica Pulliam's death is an unfortunate example of a domestic violence case that ended in death. The district attorney's office, and New Hanover County Sheriff's Department are now looking at how they can keep domestic violence victims, safe. Full story...
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Large crowd turns out for funeral of slain deputy

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videoIt has been five days since New Hanover County detention officer Tarica Pulliam was gunned down outside her home. Today, her friends, family, and fellow law enforcement officers gathered to say goodbye. Full story...
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Scholarship fund set up for murder victim's daughter

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The search for an alleged murderer ended yesterday with the suspect turning a gun on himself. Full story...
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Man wanted for murdering deputy kills himself

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videoWe have breaking news tonight about the search for a man wanted in the murder of a New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy. Full story...
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UPDATE: Anthony Bowen: suspect in Detention Officer murder

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videoNew Hanover County Sheriff's Deputies are following new leads in the murder of one of their own. Tarica Pulliam was shot several times near her aparment this morning. Investigators are looking for Anthony Bowen. Tarica Pulliam took out a restraining order on Bowen 3 months ago. In the documents we learn Bowen was physically abusing Pulliam and even threatened to kill her. Full story...
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Update - Detention officer shot, killed outside home

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videoNew Hanover County Sheriffs deputies are investigating an early-morning shooting involving a department colleague. Full story...
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Pit bull bites deputy, dog killed

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videoA dramatic twist to to a story WWAY first reported Wednesday night results in a deputy sent to a hospital and a dog shot dead. We showed you John Williams and his wife Sandra in dog court. Their pit bull "Joe" was in trouble for biting a deputy who lived down the street. The dog court committee ruled the Williams had to restrain and muzzle the dog. Full story...
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Police chase ends with two in custody

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An illegal drug investigation sparked a police chase through Wilmington Thursday afternoon. Full story...
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Sheriff's department settles with Strickland family

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has reached a settlement with the family of 18-year-old Peyton Strickland. The settlement includes a re-evaluation of the Sheriff's SERT Team and $2.45 million to the Strickland family. Full story...
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Deputies arrest "well connected" drug dealer

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videoA Wilmington Man is behind bars after New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies seized guns, drugs and cash from his car. Full story...
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Lil Wayne concert costs Sheriff's Department $65,000

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New Hanover County Sheriff Sid Causey says his department spent close to $65,000 to patrol New Hanover High's Brogden Hall last Sunday night. There was concern among some parents and school administrators the concert could provoke violence. The Department says it had 148 deputies working the event that was projected to have 4,600 attendees. Full story...
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Sheriff's Department earns 'best-dressed'

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Just call them the fashion police. The New Hanover County Sheriff's Department has just earned quite a distinction. Full story...
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