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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office

It's official, McMahon takes oath

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videoThere's a new sheriff in town. Ed McMahon took the oath of office Wednesday morning to replace Sid Causey as New Hanover County Sheriff. Full story...
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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office warns of bail money scam

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has a scam warning. A victim was contacted by a man claiming to be with the sheriff's office and requesting wired bail money for the arrest of the victim's employee. Full story...
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Celebration takes a look back on the accomplishments of Sheriff Sid Causey

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videoThere are two weeks and counting until New Hanover County Sheriff Sid Causey turns in his badge for the retired life. After 39 years in law enforcement, Sheriff Causey has made countless friends and acquaintances; many of whom attended his retirement celebration Monday night. Full story...
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Wilmington Police and New Hanover County Sheriffs take to the court

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videoLaw enforcement officers traded in their badges for a basketball Sunday afternoon. Members of the Wilmington Police Department and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office, squared off in the Big Buddy Shootout. Full story...
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New Hanover County Sheriff selected in a landslide

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videoThe man likely to be the next New Hanover County Sheriff has been selected. Members of the county's Democratic Party Monday night overwhelmingly voted for Chief Deputy Ed McMahon. Full story...
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Should a political party decide New Hanover County's next sheriff?

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videoMonday night, the New Hanover County Democratic Party's Executive Committee will meet to choose who it will nominate to be the county's next sheriff. But should that power be left in the hand of a political party? Full story...
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Major David Smithey wants consideration for sheriff

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A familiar face from the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office wants the top job when Sheriff Sid Causey retires this summer. Full story...
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Tarica Pulliam remembered as family is awarded grant

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Members of the New Hanover County Sheriffs Department took time out Tuesday to remember one of their own. Full story...
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New Hanover County Sheriff's want ankle bracelets for domestic violence abusers

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has applied for a grant to purchase ankle bracelets to track domestic violence abusers out of jail on pre-trial release. Full story...
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New traffic enforcement initiative will concentrate on various violations

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The kick-off for a new traffic enforcement program is taking place Tuesday afternoon. The new initiative is called Wilmington AWARE, or Area-Wide Aggressive Road Enforcement. Full story...
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Undercover drug deal leads to car chase, suspect caught

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videoAn undercover drug deal Monday night ended with detectives getting their man, but not without the suspect putting up a fight. Full story...
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Causey announces retirement

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videoNew Hanover County Sheriff Sid Causey surprised a lot of people when he announced his retirement Tuesday. At age 64, Sheriff Causey is taking the county's golden parachute, the early retirement package aimed at trimming New Hanover County's payroll. Full story...
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Deputies use pepper spray at Williston Middle School fight

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A fight broke out behind the school while a talent show was going on inside. The school resource officer and a faculty member attempted to break up the fight and were rushed by the crowd. Full story...
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Make a Child Smile a success at Murrayville Elementary School

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Wednesday, the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office helped make Christmas special for almost 100 kids. Full story...
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Cracking down on counterfeit goods

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videoState and local law enforcement agents are cracking down on counterfeit goods in our area. The Secretary of State spoke on the subject today in Wilmington. Full story...
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