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Wilmington Police Department

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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WPD: Bank robber in custody

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video Wilmington Police say the man accused of robbing a BB&T in October has been arrested. Full story...
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WPD: Police catch man hiding inside insurance office with heroin

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videoPolice arrested a man they say was caught hiding behind a desk inside an insurance office after an alarm alerted officers of a break-in at the business early this morning. Full story...
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UPDATE: Suspect identified in Budgetel shooting turns himself in

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videoWilmington Police said the Columbus County man wanted for a shooting at the Budgetel Inn has turned himself in. Full story...
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Wanted Wilmington gang member arrested in Brunswick County

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videoA wanted validated gang member in Wilmington has been arrested in Brunswick County, according to warrants. Full story...
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UPDATE: Wilmington Police identify victims shot in driveway

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Police are still investigating a shooting they say sent two men to the hospital Monday afternoon, one with a gunshot wound to the foot and the other with a gunshot wound to the groin. Full story...
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