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Wilmington Police Department

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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Police: Man robbed Scotchman store with knife, got away with cash

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Police are investigating after they say a man robbed a Wilmington Scotchman store with a knife early this morning. Full story...
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Drill gives agencies chance to practice response to active shooter

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videoThe WPD SWAT team raided the US Army Corps of Engineers building this morning. It was not for real, but for an active shooter training exercise. Organizers say it's practice they hope they never need to use. Full story...
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Calls from WPD may be satisfaction survey

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videoMost people would probably prefer not to get a call from police. But some folks in Wilmington are getting calls from police looking for feedback. So far, the satisfaction surveys have contacted people involved in about 100 cases, but WPD has not gotten a huge response. Full story...
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Police arrest Wilmington man who was caught firing shots from bedroom window

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A Wilmington man was arrested after police say he was intoxicated when he was caught and arrested for firing a rifle out of a bedroom window yesterday afternoon. Full story...
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WPD looking for duo after armed robberies reported minutes apart

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videoPolice are searching for a duo they say attempted to rob a Wilmington convenience store minutes before getting away with cash at another just a few blocks away. Full story...
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Police: Man with kids in car charged after crack thrown from windows

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videoA man is in the New Hanover County Jail charged with multiple crimes after police say he threw crack cocaine out of his car while trying to avoid police all with two kids in the car. Full story...
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Man convicted this month of three crimes arrested for robbing taxi driver

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videoWilmington Police have arrested the man they say robbed a Kat's Taxi driver early Thursday morning. Records show the suspect was recently convicted for multiple crimes. Full story...
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Wilmington Police searching for man who robbed taxi driver at gunpoint

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Police are searching for a man they say robbed a Wilmington cab driver at gunpoint early this morning, just as he pulled into the Creekwood community to drop the man off. Full story...
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Police: Man caught keying officer's patrol car downtown arrested

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Police say a man caught keying a downtown Wilmington task force officer's patrol car early this morning was arrested after a group watched the man do it. Full story...
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WPD searching for man who used revolver to rob man selling ice cream

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Police are searching for a man they say used a gun to rob a man on his bicycle selling ice cream in the Long Leaf Park area yesterday. Wilmington Police say just after 4:30 p.m. they got a call reporting the crime in the 2700 block of Vance Street. Full story...
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