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Wilmington Police Department

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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Wilmington Police arrest suspect after car chase

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videoWilmington Police have a suspect in custody after a car chase around 7:30 tonight. Full story...
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UPDATE: Domino's delivery driver robbed at gunpoint

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Police are looking for three suspects after they say a Domino's delivery driver was robbed at gunpoint late Monday night. Full story...
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Population goes up, Crime goes down

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videoNew data suggests that even though Wilmington is growing, crimes like murder, robbery, and assault in the city are doing the exact opposite. Full story...
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WPD cites Lejeune Marine for jumping into river

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videoWilmington Police cited a Camp Lejeune Marine last week for jumping into and swimming across the Cape Fear River. A police department spokeswoman says officers responded around 1:49 a.m. Friday to a call about someone jumping into the river in the 100 block of Water Street downtown. Full story...
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Police say Sunday armed robberies may be linked

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videoWilmington Police are investigating two armed robberies over the weekend. The first happened at the 1400 block of Greenfield Street around 6:05 p.m. Lt. O.M. Blanton says police received a shot spotter alert of a single gunshot. Full story...
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Suspect in shooting over shoes arrested

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videoWilmington Police say the man who shot another man over a pair of sneakers earlier this week is behind bars in Hamlet. Full story...
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Police looking for man who stole cash register from coffee shop

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videoWilmington Police need help identifying a suspect who broke into a restaurant a few weeks ago and stole the cash register. Full story...
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