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Wilmington Police Department

WPD: Armed robbers who held gun to man's head get away with cash, keys

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Police are investigating after they say two robbers held a gun to a man's head when they broke into his home, before getting away with cash and keys from inside Monday morning. Full story...
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Man arrested after armed robbery at Scotchman sparks short chase

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video Police arrested a man they say used a gun to steal cash from a Wilmington Scotchman store early this morning, sparking a short chase with officers. Full story...
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UPDATE: Police release Saturday shooting victim's name

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Police are still investigating a Saturday shooting that sent a man to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds. Investigators say Bruce Lloyd, 36, was shot just before 3 p.m. Saturday near the 1300 block of Greenfield Street. Full story...
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Police: Duo steals several guns from Port City Guns & Ammo

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Police are searching for two suspects they say stole several guns from inside Port City Guns & Ammo after an alarm alerted officers of a break-in there early Sunday. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Dog shot by air-soft rifle expected to be fine

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videoA Wilmington woman's dog is expected to be ok after it was shot in her backyard. Sue Cuming says she was sitting in her back yard with her three dogs when she heard a loud pop, and her dog buddy yelp in pain. That's when she noticed blood running down his leg, and realized he was shot. But family of the alleged shooter say he was just trying to protect his family. Full story...
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WPD offers little information about use of force investigation during strange news conference

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videoIn what can probably best be described as a bizarre news conference, Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous told reporters today the department has asked the SBI to investigate a use of force incident WPD discovered during a review. He said the investigation did not stem from a citizen complaint. Full story...
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New Wilmington police car design faces scrutiny

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videoSome Wilmington council members aren't pleased with a proposal to change the design of the city's police cars. Full story...
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Police: Shots fired into car causes man to crash into tree

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Police are investigating after they say someone fired shots into a car with two people inside, causing the driver to crash into a tree. Full story...
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Police: Felon who ran from officers with gun in hand arrested

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Wilmington Police arrested a man they say sparked a chase when he ran from officers with a gun in his hand Saturday night. Full story...
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Police search turns up nothing after ShotSpotter sounds

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Wilmington Police are investigating reports of shots fired after New Hanover County Dispatch says their search turned up nothing last night. Full story...
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Goolsby pushing Wilmington request to crack down on illegal guns

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videoState lawmakers are trying to crack down on criminals who carry illegally concealed weapons. One state senator says the changes are thanks in part to suggestions from our area. The idea is to make criminals think twice before carrying concealed weapons illegally. Full story...
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Police say repeat offender caught breaking into unlocked cars

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Police have arrested a man they say they caught breaking into cars at a Wilmington apartment complex. Officers responded to the Berkshires at Pecan Grove apartments in the 3400 block of Wilshire Blvd. after a concerned citizen called to report someone breaking into a car. Full story...
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Man facing charges for making threats, assault after hit and run

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Wilmington Police say a man who threatened another driver and rammed into him with his car on Market Street yesterday faces several charges, including assault with a deadly weapon and hit and run. Full story...
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UPDATE: Teen missing for days returns home

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UPDATE: Wilmington Police today said Treyquan Corbett has returned home. Full story...
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WPD: Woman crashed car into side of Wilmington house

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videoWilmington Police say a woman who was speeding lost control of her car, slamming into the side of a house this morning. Full story...
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