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Wilmington Police Department

Two suspects dead, one jailed after restaurant robbery leads to police shooting

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videoOn the same night Wilmington Police launched a joint patrol effort with New Hanover County Sheriff's deputies to combat the city's gang problem, officers wound up in a shoot-out after the latest late-night restaurant robbery. When it was over, two suspects were dead and a third was in the hospital. Full story...
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Wilmington Police and New Hanover Sheriff’s Deputies work together

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videoNearly two weeks after Wilmington's police chief and the New Hanover County Sheriff announced a joint enforcement plan, officers and deputies hit the streets together Friday night. Full story...
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Pedestrian cited after being hit by car on Market Street

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Police charged a pedestrian after they say he crossed the road in the middle of Market Street and was hit by a car last night. A police spokeswoman says it happened around 10:15 p.m. in the 4000 block of Market near Wetsig Road. Full story...
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Police search for masked men who rang doorbell, robbed homeowners

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videoPolice are searching for three masked men who they say rang the doorbell at a Wilmington home before robbing the homeowners with a large gun. Full story...
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UPDATE: Driver who ended up on wrong side of MLK guardrail faces charges

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videoPolice say a driver who lost control of his car on MLK Parkway in Wilmington will face charges. Full story...
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Police looking for suspect in Easy Bake Oven theft

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videoThe Wilmington Police department needs your help identifying a suspect. Police say the suspect went into the Kmart on South College Road on Oct. 9 and stole two Easy Bake Ovens. Full story...
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Men arrested after chase have been in trouble before

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video A manhunt yesterday ended with two people arrested and charged with multiple offenses. This is not the first time the two men have been in trouble with the law. Full story...
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Two charged with shooting near Creekwood, third at large

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video Wilmington Police believe they have their man, or in this case men, involved in a shooting Thursday near Creekwood. Yesterday they charged Daiquan Jacobs for number of charges in the shooting. This afternoon it was Kolton Thompson's turn to appear in court. Full story...
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Police: Pizza Hut employees scare off masked, would-be robbers

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Police say employees stopped a couple of would-be robbers before they were able to hit a Wilmington Pizza Hut for the second time in less than two months. Full story...
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Suspect arrested for armed robbery

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video Wilmington Police arrested a suspect for an Oct. 5 robbery and shooting of a 20-year-old Wilmington man. The victim told police 19-year-old Dillon Ray Morris of Wilmington and another white male approached him in a dark colored SUV in the 700 block of Campbell Street. Full story...
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Couple wanted for using stolen EBT cards

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The Wilmington Police Department is asking for help identifying two people caught on camera using a stolen EBT card and a stolen credit card. Full story...
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Police continue investigating Thursday shooting near Creekwood

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WPD spokeswoman Linda Rawley says a man was riding his bike on Spaulding Dr. near Stewart Cir. around 11 a.m. when a black Chevrolet Impala with three people inside drove up and someone started shooting from the car. Full story...
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UPDATE: Police looking for suspect after shots fired near Creekwood

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videoWilmington Police are on scene after another report of shots fired near Creekwood. New Hanover County Dispatch says officers were called to Spaulding Drive and Stewart Circle before noon. Police say they are still looking for a suspect. Full story...
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Police hear rapid gunfire while investigating reports of shots fired

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After getting several calls reporting shots fired around Wilmington and New Hanover County throughout the early morning hours, police who responded say they heard rapid gunfire while investigating those areas. Full story...
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Community watch programs unite residents as crime increases

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video Community members here in the Port City are working together to make their streets a little safer. Residents living near 8th Street in Wilmington met Wednesday evening to talk about long range planning for their neighborhood. Full story...
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