Wilmington Police Department
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City Manager, Police Chief get 1.5% raises
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/24/2014 - 3:04pm.

According to a City of Wilmington spokesman, both City Manager Sterling Cheatham and Police Chief Ralph Evangelous got a 1.5% increase for fiscal year 2014-15. Cheatham went from a salary of $178.932 to $181,636. Evangelous was bumped from $144,950 to $147,134.

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WPD increasing patrols after recent rash of car break-ins around Greenfield Lake
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 07/22/2014 - 10:39am.

videoWilmington Police say several break-ins in the same area around Greenfield Lake means more police patrols there, along with warnings on how people who park there can avoid being the next target.

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WPD: Man facing several charges after using stolen gun to shoot at teen
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 07/22/2014 - 8:09am.

Police arrested a Wilmington man who, witnesses said, was firing a gun at a teenage girl early Monday morning.

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WPD: Man dies after jumping from Cape Fear Memorial Bridge
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 07/21/2014 - 9:50am.

A Wilmington man is dead after police say he jumped from the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge early this morning.

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Wilmington woman facing several charges for hitting, killing moped driver
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 07/21/2014 - 8:11am.

A Wilmington woman faces several charges after police say she hit and killed a man on a moped and drove off before calling dispatchers to turn herself in.

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WPD investigates midday shooting
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/18/2014 - 1:43pm.

videoWilmington Police are investigating a shooting this afternoon. It happened near 13th and Castle streets.

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Man pistol-whipped, roommate finds suspect in living room
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/18/2014 - 11:26am.

videoWilmington Police say a man was attacked on his front porch last night, then his roommate found the suspects in their living room.

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WPD lieutenant becomes airport chief in Jacksonville
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:19am.

A former Wilmington Police lieutenant is the new police chief at Albert J. Ellis Airport in Jacksonville. Renado Prince was sworn in yesterday.

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Wilmington couple charged with arson, insurance fraud
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/17/2014 - 1:34pm.

A Wilmington couple has been charged with arson and insurance fraud after a May fire at their home.

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Police: Two teens used gun to rob construction crew near Wilmington work site
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 07/16/2014 - 8:32am.

videoPolice are investigating after they say two teens used a gun to rob a construction crew when the group of workers went to get food from a Wilmington restaurant near their work site.

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