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Wilmington Police Department

Council recognizes 3 WPD officers, approves bulletproof vest funding

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video The Wilmington City Council took time out of Tuesday night’s meeting to recognize three of Wilmington’s finest. Full story...
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K9 bite investigation report to be released soon

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video Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous said Tuesday night we are one step closer to getting the results of an internal investigation into whether the use of a police K-9 on a chase suspect was appropriate use of force. Full story...
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SWAT team responds to call on Hooker Road in Wilmington

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video The Wilmington Police Department's SWAT team responded to a call at a trailer park on Hooker Road. Officers released three people who were briefly taken into custody. Full story...
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UPDATE: Murder suspect says he acted in self-defense

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videoA Wilmington man is dead and another behind bars after a late-night stabbing led to the Port City's first murder of 2014. Full story...
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Police: Duo robbed man at gunpoint in apartment parking lot

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video Police are searching for a couple of men they say robbed a man at gunpoint early this morning while he was sitting in a car in a Wilmington apartment complex. Full story...
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Hotel worker robbed at knifepoint

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Wilmington Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Jameson Inn on Dunlea Court. WPD Lt. Michael Fanta says a little after 2 a.m. Saturday a suspect entered the hotel with a knife and demanded money from an employee. Full story...
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Raid on Wilmington club results in several charges

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videoAn early morning raid by Wilmington Police and ALE resulted in 20 people detained, and two people with numerous charged. Full story...
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Police say pepper spray used in two robberies

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videoWilmington Police officers are looking for suspects they say used pepper spray in two separate robberies early Saturday morning. Full story...
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Lunchtime shooting near Houston Moore complex

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videoPolice are on the scene of a report of a man shot several times in the area of 12th and Greenfield streets, according to law enforcement officials. The shooting occurred at 12:16 p.m., and the victim has been taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center, according to a news release from the Wilmington Police Department. Full story...
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Police cite cyclist hit by car

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videoWilmington Police have cited a bicyclist hit by a car this afternoon in front of New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Full story...
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WPD: Felon caught with semi-automatic pistol, drugs

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A felon is back in jail after Wilmington Police arrested him for a series of charges after they say he ran from them early this morning. Full story...
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UPDATE: Police arrest four following shots fired, car chase

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videoReports of shots fired from inside a vehicle sparks a short car chase with police, and ends in several arrests. It all started just after 10:30 last night in the 4400 block of Wrightsville Avenue when police say a concerned citizen reported someone firing shots out of a burgundy car with at least three passengers inside. Full story...
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Driver charged after hitting unmanned taxi cab on MLK Pkwy

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A driver who hit an unoccupied taxi cab on a major Wilmington road early Monday morning now faces charges for the crash. Full story...
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Police investigate shots fired

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videoPolice are investigating shots fired into a Wilmington home Friday night. According to Sgt. Curtis Stansbury of the Wilmington Police Department, officers responded to a domestic dispute call on the 400 block of Mosley Street around midnight Friday. Full story...
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WPD officers reach out to needy kids through Santa Cop

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videoWilmington Police officers showed less fortunate kids a very merry Christmas during the department's 22nd Annual Santa Cop this morning. Full story...
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