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Wilmington Police Department

WPD: Man found badly beaten bites paramedic trying to treat him

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Police are investigating after they say a man who was found badly beaten in downtown Wilmington bit one of the paramedics working to treat him for his injuries. Full story...
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One suspect in custody for Sunday shooting, second still sought

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One of two men wanted for a shooting Sunday in Creekwood is in custody. The New Hanover County Jail website shows Hykeem Quintell Durant, 24, was arrested some time yesterday. Full story...
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8 years after woman's disappearance still no answers in murder

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videoAllison Jackson Foy went missing eight years ago today. Her body was found two years later. But her sister Lisa Valentino has found keeping cold cases in the spotlight is not easy. Full story...
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Police nab four for stealing merchandise from several stores around area

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Wilmington Police say four from Robeson County face charges for stealing a slew of items from stores around the area after officers found thousands in merchandise inside the rental car they were driving. Full story...
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Police still searching for suspect after Wilmington bank robbed

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videoWilmington Police have released photos of a man they say robbed the First Citizens Bank on S. 17th St. yesterday afternoon. Police say the man entered the bank and handed the teller a note demanding money. Full story...
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Man tells police two people shot at him in Creekwood

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Wilmington Police are investigating after ShotSpotter alerted officers to N. 30th Street Sunday night in Creekwood. Full story...
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Police say man choked, dragged woman down street

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videoWilmington Police say a man was arrested after he choked, and dragged a woman down the sidewalk of Market Street. Full story...
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Police: Man wanted for shoplifting tried to knife worker

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Wilmington Police are looking for a man wanted for armed robbery at the Belk in Independence Mall after allegedly trying to attack an employee with a knife. Full story...
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City Manager, Police Chief get 1.5% raises

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According to a City of Wilmington spokesman, both City Manager Sterling Cheatham and Police Chief Ralph Evangelous got a 1.5% increase for fiscal year 2014-15. Cheatham went from a salary of $178.932 to $181,636. Evangelous was bumped from $144,950 to $147,134. Full story...
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WPD increasing patrols after recent rash of car break-ins around Greenfield Lake

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videoWilmington Police say several break-ins in the same area around Greenfield Lake means more police patrols there, along with warnings on how people who park there can avoid being the next target. Full story...
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WPD: Man facing several charges after using stolen gun to shoot at teen

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Police arrested a Wilmington man who, witnesses said, was firing a gun at a teenage girl early Monday morning. Full story...
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WPD: Man dies after jumping from Cape Fear Memorial Bridge

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A Wilmington man is dead after police say he jumped from the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge early this morning. Full story...
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Wilmington woman facing several charges for hitting, killing moped driver

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A Wilmington woman faces several charges after police say she hit and killed a man on a moped and drove off before calling dispatchers to turn herself in. Full story...
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WPD investigates midday shooting

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videoWilmington Police are investigating a shooting this afternoon. It happened near 13th and Castle streets. Full story...
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Man pistol-whipped, roommate finds suspect in living room

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videoWilmington Police say a man was attacked on his front porch last night, then his roommate found the suspects in their living room. Full story...
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