Wilmington Police Department
Yearlong investigation leads to five suspects arrested
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/30/2014 - 12:00pm.

Wilmington Police say a yearlong drug investigation involving multiple agencies has led to five arrests. Investigators says they arrested the suspects after residents in the neighborhood made numerous complaints about suspicious activity at 2345 Louisiana Ave.

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New Hanover Regional simulates mass emergency
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Mon, 06/30/2014 - 10:38am.

videoHanover Regional Medical Center prepared for a mass emergency Monday morning. Staff and law enforcement simulated a shooting at UNCW that left more than a dozen victims.

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WPD: Attempted armed robbery reported while officers still on scene nearby
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 06/30/2014 - 8:27am.

Police are investigating after they say the second of two robberies was reported while officers were still on the scene of the first crime less than a block away.

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Officers graduate from training for handling mental health issues
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Fri, 06/27/2014 - 3:50pm.

videoSome area law enforcement officers celebrated today the completion of special training. Some say recent situations involving police force would have turned out differently if officers would have gone through this course.

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Police chief defends secrecy during standoff with suicidal officer
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 06/26/2014 - 4:35pm.

videoIt took police negotiators more than 11 hours, but the standoff in Mayfaire ended peacefully Tuesday night. Now we are learning more about what happened inside the apartment where a police officer barricaded himself with a gun, and why the situation was handled with such secrecy.

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Hotel guests robbed by man with rifle
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/26/2014 - 9:37am.

videoWilmington Police are looking for a man who robbed three hotel guests with a rifle early this morning.

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Men in car rob man walking in Creekwood
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/26/2014 - 9:05am.

Wilmington Police are looking for two men who robbed another man in Creekwood early this morning.

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Wooster Street fire intentionally set
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/25/2014 - 2:50pm.

videoThe Wilmington Fire Department says a housefire that shut down part of Wooster Street this morning was intentionally set. WDF says Wilmington Police and the Fire Marshal's office are now investigating the fire at 718 Wooster.

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Police investigating after hit and run crash near UNCW campus
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 06/25/2014 - 8:05am.

Police are investigating after dispatchers say officers responded to the scene of a hit and run crash at a Wilmington intersection early this morning.

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UPDATE: Mayfaire situation with off-duty cop ends peacefully
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/25/2014 - 4:39am.

A police stand-off that started at 11:30 Tuesday morning ended peacefully without incident around 11 p.m. The male subject, who is an off-duty police officer, was taken into custody and transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center for evaluation.

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