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Wilmington Police Department

UPDATE: Creekwood shootings land two in hospital, three in custody

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videoWilmington police had their work cut out for them this weekend. From shots fired that led to a police chase ending with several suspects getting away, to a shooting in the Creekwood Community that sent two to the hospital, gun violence in our area doesn't seem to be slowing down anytime soon. Full story...
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Neighborhood watch hosts cook out to gain support from other neighbors

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videoYou could smell the food from a few blocks away, and that was the point. One Wilmington community used food and friends as a way to gain support against crime this weekend. Full story...
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Chief says new strategies needed in fight against gangs

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video Ralph Evangelous says Wilmington's gang problem is the worst he's seen since becoming police chief nine years ago. Now that a 90-day cease fire is over, the chief says more than police need to be part of the fight. Full story...
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Police: Cyclist taken to hospital after hitting car

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videoA bicyclist has been taken to the hospital after hitting a car at the intersection of 16th and Dawson streets in Wilmington. Wilmington Police say it happened around 2:55 p.m. Full story...
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Wilmington man accused of assaulting, choking ex-girlfriend during break-in

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videoA Wilmington man is behind bars without bond after police say he broke into a home and strangled his ex-girlfriend. Police arrested Kenyatta Sharome Williams, 36, yesterday. Full story...
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Residents say cease fire made a difference

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video Friday marks the 90th day since Wilmington Police and local clergy called for a cease fire between Wilmington gangs. Throughout the cease fire shootings have continued, but many who live in neighborhoods once riddled by gang violence say they believe peace is on the horizon. Full story...
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HAPPENING TODAY: State of the Cease Fire

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video Tomorrow marks the 90th day of the Cease Fire initiative and local clergy and community leaders want to share information about their future plans. Chief Ralph Evangelous and Mayor Bill Saffo are scheduled to attend the event along with other community leaders. Full story...
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Domestic dispute over chicken leads to arrest

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video A convicted felon is back behind bars after he reportedly fired a gun inside his house after getting into a fight with his girlfriend over chicken. Full story...
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French Road standoff ends after man surrenders to WPD

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video Wilmington Police say a standoff on French Road is over after a man threatening to kill himself surrendered to police. WPD says it started aroun 9 a.m. Full story...
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WPD: Void in gang leadership behind rash of violence

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videoWilmington Police are trying to figure out if multiple shootings this weekend are connected. The first shooting in Forest Hills Saturday left a teenager dead. Now police think most of the shootings are gang related. Full story...
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Teen shot and killed riding moped on Forest Hills Drive

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videoA Wilmington teenager is dead after police say he was shot and killed during a drive-by shooting in Forest Hills late this afternoon. Full story...
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Wilmington Police: Tips lead to two arrests

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Two men were arrested on drug charges after tips from residents in the area. Full story...
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WPD issues crime alert after string of break-ins

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videoWilmington Police have issued a crime alert for people living near the 2500 block of Chestnut Street to Clay Street and neighborhoods between Princess Place Drive and Market Street after a string of break-ins. Police say there were four break-ins yesterday in and around the area. Full story...
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WPD responds to recent armed robberies

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video Wilmington Police are searching for three masked men who robbed a Wilmington Pizza Hut last night, meanwhile they say they've solved other high-profile crimes. Full story...
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UPDATE: WPD investigating after Pizza Hut robbed at gunpoint

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videoWilmington police are searching for three masked men they say robbed a Wilmington Pizza Hut Tuesday night. Full story...
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