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Wilmington Police Department

UPDATE: Wilmington Police say man trying to buy pot shot in butt

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videoWilmington Police say a man who was shot in the butt last night was trying to buy pot from a dealer when a group of teens robbed him. Full story...
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Operation Clean Sweep targets wanted felons

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videoToday several state and federal agencies served 50 warrants and arrested 35 people in New Hanover County for drug-related crimes. The Sheriff's Office says it has been working on Operation Clean Sweep for more than 10 months now. Full story...
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Lone survivor pleads guilty to six crimes in 2013 Pizza Hut robbery

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videoThe lone surviving suspect from last fall's Pizza Hut robbery in Wilmington, which ended with police shooting the suspects, has pleaded guilty. Full story...
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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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