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Wilmington Police Department

Arrested pair suspected in 100+ break-ins

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Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office, along with investigators in New Hanover and Pender Counties, say two people are responsible for more than 100 break-ins in the area. Full story...
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WPD: Duo robs residents at gunpoint inside home

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Police are investigating after they say two men forced their way inside a Wilmington home and held the residents at gunpoint before robbing them. Full story...
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Police: SBI looking into meth-making materials found at apartment

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Police say the SBI is now handling the investigation into a meth lab after officers discovered meth-making materials thrown in the trash at a Wilmington apartment. Full story...
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Police chief, residents react to Ferguson grand jury decision, riots

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videoThe reaction continues in the Port City following a grand jury's decision to not indict a police officer accused of shooting and killing an 18-year-old black teen in Ferguson, Missouri. The decision sparked a night of violence in the city, and that too has people talking. Full story...
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WPD investigating after man is robbed by group at gunpoint

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Police are investigating after they say several suspects wearing hoodies robbed a man at gunpoint Monday night, taking off with the victim's cell phone. Full story...
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Police: Man escapes trio trying to shoot, rob him when gun misfires

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Wilmington Police say a man escaped a trio trying to shoot him during a robbery overnight when the suspect's revolver wouldn't fire. Full story...
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Chief Evangelous: 'We need 26 more officers'

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videoA study shows, and authorities agree, Wilmington need more police. Results from patrol staffing studies show WPD need more than two dozen officers in addition to the eight more they will have by July of 2015. Full story...
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Police: Man breaks in, steals prescription drugs from King's Pharmacy

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Police are searching for a suspect they say stole prescription drugs from inside a Wilmington pharmacy after breaking in through a window at the store Sunday night. Full story...
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Police investigate after trio robs delivery driver at gunpoint

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Police are searching for a trio they say pulled a gun on a delivery driver dropping off food at a Wilmington home Sunday night. Full story...
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Shots fired in Wilmington

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videoWilmington Police are investigating shots fired early this morning. New Hanover County Dispatch says the call came in just before 1:00 A.M. Full story...
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