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Wilmington Police

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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Remembering fallen officers

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Local police departments and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office will pause tonight to remember their fallen comrades. Full story...
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Armed robber sought in Dollar General stick up

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Wilmington police are searching for an armed robber after he held up the Dollar General at 1600 S. College Road Sunday afternoon. The robbery happened around 2 P.M. according to investigators. Full story...
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WPD: Gang leader killed outside of Rhino club was also murder suspect

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WPD detectives have closed the investigation into the murder of Teshon Malik Lane, age 19, on September 30, 2010. The investigation has been closed due to the death of the offender. Taaron Quintel Jones, age 19, had long been identified as the suspect in Lane’s death, but investigators had insufficient evidence to charge him. Full story...
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Wilmington Police are cracking down... on false alarms

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video Alarm systems are designed to alert police when there's trouble at your home or office. Sometimes... that's not the case. Full story...
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WPD warns of phone scams

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The scams consist of a phone call to residents notifying them that their relative is in some type of legal trouble and needs money sent quickly to help them. Full story...
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Gone but never forgotten

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video A tragedy you hope and pray will never happen to your family. A local family is mourning the loss of their mother after her determination to help her grandbaby cost her own life. Full story...
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Standoff leads to police shooting

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video Police Chief Ralph Evangelous and the District Attorney Ben David jointly requested that the SBI conduct an investigation. It is standard policy and practice to request the assistance of an outside agency for an officer-involved shooting. Full story...
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