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Wilmington Police

WPD: Third man shot in three days

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videoPolice officers are investigating the sixth shooting since this weekend. It's the third time in three days someone has been shot in the city. Full story...
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Woman beaten with bat in home invasion attack

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videoPolice said a woman is recovering from a brutal baseball bat beating during a home invasion. Full story...
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Police make big drug bust

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videoAfter months of investigating, Wilmington Police have arrested four men in connection with a major drug bust. Police seized more than 4-thousand bindles of heroin and more than 300 grams of marijuana. Full story...
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Suspicious UHaul at hospital leads to arrest

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videoA suspicious UHaul truck in the New Hanover Regional Medical Center parking lot led hospital police to call Wilmington Police Friday morning. Full story...
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WPD: Car break-ins becoming a routine problem

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videoA man is behind bars after police say he busted a car window to steal a purse at the Shell Gas station on N. 3rd Street Saturday afternoon. Full story...
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Police issue warrants for weekend shooting suspects

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Wilmington Police are looking for two suspects in a shooting Sunday. Police issued warrants for Jakia Imani Boney, 24, and Hykeem Quintell Durant, 24. The warrants are for assault with a deadly weapon, Going armed to the terror of the public and injury to personal property. Full story...
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Hit-and-run victim dies, police search for SUV that hit him

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videoA Wilmington man is dead and police are looking for the driver of the SUV they say hit and killed him last night on Market Street. Full story...
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Man arrested in hit and run accident that severed passenger's arm

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videoA Wilmington man is behind bars under a $100,000 bond after police arrested him on a warrant from Johnston County. Last month police say Brad Venticinque,31, was driving west on I-40 when he hit the median, overcorrected and hit a guard wire severing the arm of his passenger Zachary Hunter, 19, also of Wilmington. Full story...
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Woman riding in car shot in leg

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videoWilmington Police are looking for answers after a woman riding in the back the back seat of a car was shot in the leg Friday night. Police say Jaquelle Parker, 22, was seated behind the driver when she was hit. They say the driver was dropping off a passenger at the Market North Apartments when the car full noticed a crowd in the street watching fireworks, and pulled over to do the same. Full story...
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Police: One hurt, another charged after fight between sisters

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Wilmington Police say a fight between sisters on Saturday landed one in the hospital and the other arrested. Investigators say they were called to Cape Fear Memorial Hospital just after 1:30 a.m. Full story...
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Man robbed before being tied to bed and gagged

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Wilmington Police are investigating after a man says he was robbed at gunpoint, tied to his bed, and then gagged by the suspects. Saturday night, police say the victim was in his bathroom when the suspects approached him and thew him on his bed in the 4100 block of Spirea Drive. Full story...
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Man robbed at gun point after fireworks

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videoWilmington Police say a man was robbed at gun point after the fireworks early Saturday morning. Police say the male victim met a woman during the show and the pair planned to head back to her house just after 2 a.m. While the couple was walking to her home, the victim says they were approached by three mean near S. 5th Avenue and Meares Street. Full story...
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Police search for suspect after Family Dollar robbed

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videoWilmington Police are searching for a man they say robbed Family Dollar on Market Street. Investigators say a Hispanic male, with curly, shoulder length hair, about 5'11" tall and 175 pounds talked with the cashier for 90 minutes before stealing money from the register Thursday night. Full story...
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July 4th celebration runs smoothly in Wilmington

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Wilmington Police say 4th of July celebrations went smoothly in Downtown. In a media release, they say more than 20,000 people showed up to watch fireworks in downtown. Full story...
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