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Wilmington Police Department

UPDATE: Police investigating after man is shot three times

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videoPolice are investigating after they say a man was shot three times near Greenfield Lake last night. When officers got to the scene, they found Gregory Nixon, 25, with three gunshot wounds. Full story...
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Police looking for suspects in robbery of delivery driver

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Wilmington Police are looking for three people involved in robbing a food delivery driver over the weekend. WPD spokeswoman Linda Rawley says it happened around 11 p.m. Friday after the driver made a delivery to 119 Dapple Ct. Full story...
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Men 'smoking dope' on woman's porch leads to gun charges

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A woman's complaint of a group of men sitting on her porch "smoking dope" landed one of the men in jail on gun charges. Full story...
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Investigation leads to validated gang member's arrest

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videoAfter a month-long investigation, Wilmington Police arrested a validated gang member after tracking him via his electronic monitoring device and searching three Wilmington homes. Full story...
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Written responses show roots of low morale at WPD

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videoA few weeks ago we found out staff at the Wilmington Police Department are not happy with their jobs according to an employee study. Today we got the written responses from that survey that show the good, the bad and the ugly. Full story...
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Wilmington firefighters and police push for higher pay

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videoWilmington firefighters and police officers are demanding better treatment and fair pay from city leaders. Dozens of first responders and their supporters picketed in front of City Hall and then took their frustrations before City Council. Full story...
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Stabbing in Hillcrest Community

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videoThere was a stabbing late Tuesday afternoon but no victim at first. Wilmington Police said the stabbing happened near 13th Street in the Hillcrest Community around 5 p.m. But, investigators said the suspect and victim were no where to be found. Full story...
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Police investigating after shooter fires out of moving car, hits woman in leg

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Wilmington Police are investigating after they say someone shot a woman in the leg out of a moving car early Saturday. Full story...
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WPD investigating after man stabbed several times outside Ramada Inn

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Police are investigating after they say a man was stabbed several times by a group of men in the Ramada Inn parking lot over the weekend. Full story...
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WPD: Witness who caught man breaking into car leads police to suspect

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video Police arrested a man who was caught breaking into a car in Wilmington last night after they say a witness followed the suspect to a nearby store while reporting the crime to dispatchers. Full story...
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Police investigating teen's possible connection to Friday's shootings

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videoPolice need your help finding a listed gang member involved in Saturday's high speed chase. Full story...
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Police search for suspects after four hurt in Prices Lane shooting

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videoWilmington Police are on the scene of shooting on Prices Lane. Officers responded to 3813 Prices Lane after calls came into 911 about the shooting. When police arrived they found one female with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Guns -n- Hoses

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videoGeorge hits the rink with Wilmington Police and Fire Department previewing their upcoming charity hockey match. Full story...
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Business owner no longer sure fire was arson; investigation continues

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videoA Wilmington business owner said she thought someone set fire to her livelihood Thursday as she watched it burn to the ground. But as a joint task force of local, state and federal agencies investigates, she says the blaze may have been far less sinister. Full story...
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Owner says fire that destroyed business was arson

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After four hours of battling the flames crews finally have extinguished a fire at a Wilmington business. Now a joint task force made up of the Wilmington Fire Department, New Hanover County Fire Rscue and the ATF is trying to figure out what started the fire. Full story...
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