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Animal Services call turns into drug, gun charges
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Mon, 05/05/2014 - 6:58pm.

videoAn Animal Services investigation landed a New Hanover County in jail on drug and gun charges. New Hanover County Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Jerry Brewer says the Animal Services Unit showed up to 4217 Parmele Road to take custody of two dogs and four puppies due to a dangerous dog violation.

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ONLY ON 3: McMahon flier says he's a Hoggard grad; Not true
Submitted by Chris Brown on Wed, 04/30/2014 - 5:42am.

Ed McMahon's campaign office stated he graduated from Hoggard High School in 1987. Problem is, McMahon graduated from high school in Massachusetts.

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ONLY ON 3: Benson & Vaughn debate in GOP race for New Hanover Co. Sheriff
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Tue, 04/29/2014 - 8:32pm.

videoThey are both former New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies. One is an attorney. The other a private investigator and radio host.

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Witness description of crooks, car leads to quick arrest
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 04/24/2014 - 12:35pm.

New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies say a suspected thief was caught not long after the crime was committed. A spokesman says deputies were called Tuesday to a breaking and entering in progress at 4484 Amelia Ct. The witness gave investigators a description of three suspects and the license tag number of the car they used.

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NHSO, WPD to move gang, housing, downtown units under same roof
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:58pm.

videoA new initiative is joining some forces of the New Hanover County Sheriff's office and the Wilmington Police Department under one roof. They are transforming the former "Shaw Speaks" building downtown into a "law enforcement fusion" building.

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ONLY ON 3: Watch McMahon & Causey square off in fiery debate for New Hanover Co. Sheriff nomination
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:36pm.

videoIt's been five years since Sid Causey recommended Ed McMahon to succeed him as New Hanover County Sheriff. And to say over that time the relationship has deteriorated between the current and former sheriff, would be an understatement. Both men admitted that during a live, televised debate on WWAY NewsChannel 3 tonight.

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FIRST ON 3: Man charged with stealing deputy's car
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 04/21/2014 - 10:54am.

videoA man is in jail charged with stealing a New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy's patrol vehicle late last week.

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Adrian Point surrenders to face attempted murder charge
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 04/21/2014 - 10:39am.

videoA man wanted along with two of his brothers for allegedly trying to kill a man last month turned himself in yesterday. Adrian Point, 22, turned himself in at the front desk of the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office.

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Bringing Easter to the community: one church's new approach to an annual event
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Fri, 04/18/2014 - 6:10pm.

videoSaint Luke AME Zion Church took their egg hunt up a notch. They invited New Hanover County sheriff's office and other local resources to the event in an effort to strengthen the community.

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Youth violence is a 'crisis' in Wilmington
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:35pm.

videoCity Manager Sterling Cheatham presented a report on reducing youth gun violence in Wilmington Tuesday after hosting several forums over the winter for the report. Cheatham said they found the youth often lack family structure, good education and meaningful jobs.

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