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Wilmington Police

Suspect arrested after shooting at Wilmington convenience store

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A fight led to a shooting in front of a Wilmington convenience store this morning. It happened just before 11 a.m. at Sam's Superette on Dawson Street. Full story...
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Successful New Year's Eve in downtown Wilmington besides cab shortage

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video New Year's Eve is one of the biggest party nights of the year in downtown Wilmington. Often with big crowds, come big problems, but this year Wilmington police say there were no major issues except for the shortage of taxi cabs. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Police using SABLE Helicopter to track down suspect

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A vehicle break-in this morning in the parking lot of the Mill Creek Apartments off Kerr Avenue in Wilmington prompted Wilmington Police to call on SABLE to find their suspect. Full story...
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Spider-Man robber continues hold-ups; police, store workers react

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video Wilmington Police say the Spider-Man robber has struck again. The mysterious criminal held up a Kangaroo convenience store Sunday morning making it the fourth robbery of its kind in less than a month. Full story...
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High school students learn consequences of drinking and driving through simulated car crash

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Hoggard High School students witnessed a simulated fatal car crash involving a teenage driver Thursday afternoon. Full story...
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WPD says WECT misreported story on "robbery spree"

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The station originally reported, "Police in Wilmington are on the lookout for a man believed to have committed at least three robberies on Tuesday morning," and that the Taco Bell and Travel Lodge on Market St. were robbed as well as a home. A spokesperson for WPD says none of that is true. Full story...
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Spider-Man suspect wanted for robbery

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Sunday morning, a man wearing white gloves and a Spider-Man mask entered a gas station at 604 South College Road. He had a gun and demanded cash and cigarettes. Full story...
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Air conditioner unit theft becoming a theme in New Hanover County

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video Businesses at Emerald Square off of Wrightsville Ave. are the latest victims of what police are calling "a rash of air conditioner unit thefts". Full story...
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Pedestrian hit and killed

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This weekend Wilmington saw it's second deadly pedestrian accident. Wilmington Police say 46 year-old Francisco Camey was hit by an SUV Saturday night while trying to cross the 4100 block of Market Street. Full story...
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UPDATE: Police find part of car involved in hit & run

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Police now have an idea of the car they're looking for after a hit and run vehicle crash that put a college student in the hospital over the weekend. Wilmington Police say they've found a mirror from the car at the scene. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Murdered woman's fiance found body, neighbors stunned

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video A woman found dead in her Wilmington home was discovered by her fiance, according to a 911 call. Listen to the call inside. Full story...
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Woman found dead in Pine Valley Drive home

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video A Wilmington neighborhood is shocked and looking for answers after a woman was found dead in her home early this morning. Police say the victim was 59-year-old Carol Johnson. Full story...
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Daytime shooting in Wilmington

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Wilmington police arrive to find a man shot Friday afternoon. Full story...
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Wilmington Police nab two for breaking and entering

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Wilmington police arrest one man for breaking and entering and soon arrest another. Full story...
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Local law enforcement unveil fallen officers memorial

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video On a cool, spring evening, heroes were remembered. Tonight, law enforcement, government leaders and members of the community honored those who paid the ultimate sacrifice, by unveiling a new memorial. Full story...
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