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Wilmington Police

Santa Cop benefits local children

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video The Wilmington Police Department hosted its annual Santa Cop event this weekend at Echo Farms Golf and Country Club. The WPD raises money to spend towards gifts for underprivileged children who are in need of Christmas spirit. Full story...
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Battleship North Carolina Half Marathon using different traffic patterns

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The Battleship North Carolina Half Marathon is happening this weekend and Wilmington Police want you to be alert for runners and aware of traffic shifts. Full story...
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Woman arrested for buying heroin, has child taken away

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Wilmington Police arrested a woman last night after finding her child with two aggressive pit bulls and drugs in her car. Full story...
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Officer injured in early morning accident

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A Wilmington police officer was injured early Saturday morning after being rear ended by a drunk driver. Full story...
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Wilmington family escapes house fire

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Hot spots continue to burn after a Wilmington family escaped from an early morning house fire. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: WPD resolves standoff after man threatens suicide

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A Wilmington man was transported to New Hanover Regional Medical center Thursday night after a more than three-hour standoff with police. Full story...
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Wilmington Police make large 'spice' bust

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videoThe Wilmington Police Department recently made its biggest "spice" bust in its history. Investigators say they found over 1,400 packages of the substance at the Northern Lights Smoke Shop off Market Street. Full story...
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Suspect charged in Sunset Park break-ins

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Wilmington police believe they have the man responsible for several break-ins in the Sunset Park neighborhood. Joseph Harrell was arrested Sunday night on outstanding warrants for probation violations. After detectives interviewed Harrell they charged him with several of the recent break-ins as well as possession of drug paraphernalia. Full story...
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WPD makes arrest in weekend murder

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Wilmington Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a Saturday night shooting death on Castle Street. Police say Codey Cesar Guerrero, 20, turned himself in Tuesday night. Full story...
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Man arrested for shooting a tree

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One Wilmington resident found out alcohol and guns don't mix. Around 8:30 last night, officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 200 block of Kidder Street. Full story...
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WPD continues to search for missing blind man

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Wilmington Police investigators once again are issuing an appeal to the public for information about Melvin Jerome Bennett, age 60. Mr. Bennett, who is legally blind, has been missing for the past two weeks. Full story...
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Cab driver robbed at gunpoint

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Wilmington Police were searching for three men early this morning after a cab driver was robbed at gunpoint. Full story...
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Shooting in Wilmington sends two to hospital

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Wilmington Police are looking into a shooting late last night that sent two people to the hospital. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Wilmington man saves homeless person from fire

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video The homeless in our community are often forgotten, their problems many times swept under the rug. However, one Wilmington man went out of his way to save the life of a homeless man Tuesday morning. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Murder victim's family speaks out

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video A medical examiner has confirmed the discovery of a body buried in a yard off Cowan Street as Latricia Ana Scott. Now the murder victim's family is speaking out. Full story...
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