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Robbery

Restaurants making changes to ensure delivery driver safety

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video After a Chinese food delivery driver was shot and killed two weeks ago, some businesses say they are taking extra precautions to keep their drivers safe. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Suspects in delivery driver's death no strangers to trouble; Mom defends murder suspect

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video Three of the four suspects charged as adults in connection to the murder of a Chinese food delivery driver are no strangers to trouble. A 15-year-old boy has also been charged, but information on him is protected, because he is a juvenile. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Woman chases off suspected robbers with Louisville Slugger

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video A woman chases down suspected thieves with a bat after they tried to break into her house. With her help, police arrested Sean Ray McMahan, 17, and Markyes Deshaun Jones, 18, who are now in jail after admitting to mugging a woman downtown Thursday night around 10 p.m. Full story...
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Deputies arrest second man for robbery of pizza driver

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New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a second man for the robbery of a pizza delivery driver earlier this month. Full story...
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Robbery suspect charged with murder after fatal car crash

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video A Columbus County man made his first appearance in court today to face charges of murder and other crimes after investigators say a robbery led to a deadly car crash. The Columbus County Sheriff's Office says Lloyd Thomas Buffkin, 32, Sidney Cherry Rd. is charged with murder, common law robbery and assault on a government official. Full story...
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Teens charged with dozens of crimes in Ogden break-ins

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has arrested three people suspected in a series of break-ins, most of which involved cars, in the Gordon Road, White Road and Ogden areas. The breaking and enterings took place from December to February. Full story...
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Lake Waccamaw store owner cleared in shooting

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A Lake Waccamaw store owner will not face charges after shooting a robber in January. Full story...
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Shot victim, friend hold suspect till police arrive

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videoA Wilmington neighborhood is feeling a little bit safer tonight after two men held down an alleged robber until police arrived. One of the men had even been shot in the leg. Full story...
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Masked men rob OIB Dollar General

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Brunswick County Sheriff's detectives are searching for the masked men who robbed a store in Ocean Isle Beach Sunday night. Full story...
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Charlotte man's collection of Air Jordans stolen

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A Charlotte man has reported that his collection of 30 pairs of Nike Air Jordan shoes has been stolen. Full story...
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Police: Store owner fired warnings before shooting robber

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Police say Charles Hickman, the owner of Waccamaw Outdoor Supply, shot the suspect after firing multiple warning shots. Full story...
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Man shot, killed after breaking into Chadbourn home

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videoA Columbus County man is dead after being shot during an alleged home break-in. Investigators are trying to figure out if the man was shot by a resident of the home or his own partner in crime. Full story...
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UPDATE: Man shot during robbery has died

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videoStore clerks in New Hanover County have become famous for protecting themselves from would-be robbers. Now that trend has moved out to Columbus County, where there was a a robber was shot and killed near Lake Waccamaw. Full story...
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Police: Clerk socks would-be robber in gold store

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Police say a would-be robber who demanded money from a store clerk got a fistful. Before he could run off with any cash, the clerk at the We Buy Gold store in Hendersonville punched him in the nose. Full story...
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Teen arrested after clerk turns tables during robbery attempt

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video For the second time in a month a Wilmington store clerk has turned the tables on a would-be robber. The owner of the store says the man who allegedly tried to rob the store is "lucky to be alive." Full story...
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