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Wilmington Police Department

March hopes to give justice a voice

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videoOn the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, about 50 people showed up to march and rally in memory of those who are gone. They took their message to the street in the hot sun chanting, "No justice, no peace." Full story...
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Police: Hit & run, chase end with car hitting building

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videoWilmington Police say the single-car crash that ended when the vehicle hit a pole and a building on Wooster Street this morning started with a hit and run in a restaurant parking lot. Full story...
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Police: Man arrested after officers catch him with loaded Glock in hand

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Police say ShotSpotter alerts led them to a man who was caught firing a glock within Wilmington city limits, leaving a bullet hole in his neighbor's home. Full story...
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Judge shuts down two local businesses

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videoTwo local businesses are shutting down and police say that's a step in the right direction. Good Times Lounge and The Chestnut Market both are shutting their doors. Police say Good Times Lounge on Dawson St. had a history of complaints and incidents involving weapons. Full story...
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UPDATE: Man robs Wilmington Walgreens, gets away with prescription drugs

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videoPolice are searching for an armed man they say jumped over the pharmacy counter at a Wilmington Walgreens before taking off with prescription medication. Full story...
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Police: Man assaulted with bat, knife while sleeping at own home

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videoPolice arrested a man they say used a bat and knife to beat another man who was asleep in his bed at his Wilmington home early Sunday. Full story...
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Police seek answers after one killed, one hurt in early-morning shooting

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video Wilmington Police are investigating an early-morning shooting that left one man dead and another seriously injured, according to WPD spokeswoman Linda Rawley. Full story...
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Police: Suspect stabs man in chest while walking down Wilmington street

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video Police are searching for a suspect they say stabbed a Wilmington man in the chest when he was walking down the street yesterday afternoon. Full story...
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WPD: Man trying to sell cell phone robbed during meeting with potential buyer

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Police are investigating after they say a man trying to sell a cell phone on the internet was robbed in a parking lot during a meeting with a potential buyer. Full story...
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UPDATE: Police searching for masked men they say stole car, ransacked home

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Police are searching for three masked men they say used guns to force their way inside a Wilmington home before ransacking the place and stealing a car from the driveway. Full story...
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WPD says it took appropriate disciplinary action after May use of force

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video The Wilmington Police Department says it took appropriate disciplinary action after two officers used force during an arrest in May. Today, police released video showing what happened. Full story...
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Police find stolen pistol from Pender Co. during Wilmington traffic stop

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videoPolice arrested a man they say had a pistol stolen from Pender County in his back pocket when Wilmington officers stopped a car he was riding in near Hillcrest last night. Full story...
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WPD wants help fighting heroin

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videoThe police department is asking the federal government to declare our area a high intensity drug trafficking area. With thousands of bindles of heroin taken off the streets just over the past few weeks they say it's a problem worth fighting. Full story...
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WPD credits ABC Review Policy for drop in downtown crime

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video Downtown crime continues to decrease. Wilmington's police chief says over the past few years they have seen a 68 percent decline. Full story...
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WPD: Would-be armed robbers scared off by pit bull

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Police say two would-be robbers caught following another car to a Wilmington home were scared off by the homeowner's pit bull. Full story...
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