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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office

Museum transforms into crime scene

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videoThe Cape Fear Museum was transformed into a crime scene Saturday. Organizers say they created a plot where a piece of scientific equipment goes missing from the Learning Center. Full story...
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Deputies investigate shots fired

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videoNew Hanover County deputies are investigating shots fired at the Palm Mobile Home Park. Full story...
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Deputies search for man who tried to rob store with shotgun

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video New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies are searching for a man who tried to rob the Pit Stop convenience store at 4902 Carolina Beach Rd. Full story...
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Teen charged with kidnapping his grandfather

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video A New Hanover County teen has been arrested for allegedly kidnapping his own grandfather. The Sheriff's Office says late last night Tyler Balcombe, 18, asked his grandfather Robert Covil for a ride to pick up a friend in the Castle Hayne area. Full story...
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Woman arrested after questions about credit cards

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videoNew Hanover County Sheriff's deputies arrested a woman yesterday after responding to a call about possible credit card fraud. Full story...
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Teens charged with armed robbery of business

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videoNew Hanover County Sheriff's deputies have charged two teens after an armed robbery at a business. Deputies responded late Friday afternoon to a call for an armed robbery at the All Metal Recycling at 1413-B Castle Hayne Road. Full story...
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New Hanover County security cost involving Berger: $5,000

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videoNew Hanover County officials have spent more than $5,000 this year on added security measures involving Commissioner Brian Berger since his fellow commissioners called for his resignation in March. Full story...
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Two teen lovers charged with multiple burglaries

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videoThe charges continue to pile up for a pair of teenagers arrested earlier this month in New Hanover County. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: New Hanover deputies investigate incident at high school basketball game

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videoNew Hanover County Sheriff's deputies are investigating an incident at Wilmington Christian Academy Tuesday night involving students from Onslow County, one of whom has been suspended. Full story...
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Mother charged with trying to shoot son in head

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videoA New Hanover County woman is out of jail after being arrested for allegedly trying to kill her son. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 INVESTIGATION: Court documents outline former deputy's addiction to Oxycodone

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videoCourt documents we obtained today show that former New Hanover County Sheriff's Deputy Joseph Antoine LeBlanc started visiting the CVS Pharmacy on College Rd. and 17th St. with what may have been forged requests for drugs starting in November 2012. During this time, Lt. LeBlanc was second in command of the Vice and Narcotics Division. Full story...
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Police looking for woman missing since August

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Wilmington Police are looking for a missing woman. The family of 34-year-old Elisha Tucker said she's been missing since August and are concerned about her well-being. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Teen couple linked to multiple break-ins and car thefts

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videoNew Hanover County Sheriff's deputies say the arrest of a couple of teenagers this morning has helped detectives solve several robbery and car theft cases. Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Jerry Brewer says the teens were a "modern-day Bonnie and Clyde." Full story...
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Sheriff McMahon releases statement regarding firing of former deputy LeBlanc

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Responding to a request for an interview to discuss the multiple grand jury indictments against former deputy Joseph LeBlanc, Sheriff Ed McMahon declined to go on camera but released this statement... Full story...
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UPDATE: Grand jury indicts former New Hanover County deputy

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videoA former New Hanover County Sheriff’s Deputy is in jail under a $500,000 bond after a grand jury indicted him Monday. Jurors reviewed the results from an investigation conducted by N.C. State Bureau of Investigation regarding the misconduct of Lt. Joey LeBlanc. Full story...
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