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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office

Former administrator at Wilmington Plastic Surgery arrested

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A former administrator with Wilmington Plastic Surgery is behind bars. According to the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office website, Guy Williams was arrested and booked Thursday night for allegedly embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from Wilmington Plastic Surgery. Full story...
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UPDATE: Leland woman says she lost $5,400 in jury duty phone scam

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videoA 63-year-old woman says she is still shaken up after a man fooled her out of thousands of dollars. She is not the first victim to fall prey to this scam that now has the attention of federal investigators. Full story...
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Sheriff's Office warns about jury duty call scam

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videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's Office says it is investigating phone calls some county residents have been getting from someone fraudulently claiming to be with the Sheriff's Office. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Former New Hanover deputy sentenced to decades in prison for sex crimes

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videoA former New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy will spend at least the next 27 years in prison for sex crimes involving a child. Full story...
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Drill gives agencies chance to practice response to active shooter

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videoThe WPD SWAT team raided the US Army Corps of Engineers building this morning. It was not for real, but for an active shooter training exercise. Organizers say it's practice they hope they never need to use. Full story...
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Police: Man caught keying officer's patrol car downtown arrested

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Police say a man caught keying a downtown Wilmington task force officer's patrol car early this morning was arrested after a group watched the man do it. Full story...
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Brandon Smith's family speaks out

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videoThe family of Brandon Smith killed by law enforcement after allegedly shooting a sheriff’s deputy last year is speaking out. Saying they’re still frustrated with what they see as a lack of answers. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. investigators searching for missing infant

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videoNew Hanover County investigators are searching for an infant they say has been missing for more than a week. Full story...
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Law enforcement honors fallen officers

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videoIn Wilmington, law enforcement gathered to honor those killed in the line of duty. Full story...
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Arrests on heroin charges after two investigations

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After two investigations, investigators said they made two heroin busts. The New Hanover County Vice and Narcotics Unit took Carl Scott, Markee Scott and Deshawn Hankins into custody Wednesday in the Market North Housing Complex during a traffic stop. Full story...
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