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Wilmington Police Department

FIRST ON 3: Police search for suspect who shot man, respond to second report of shots fired

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videoWilmington Police are investigating a shooting in the 600 block of Mcrae Street Wednesday night. Full story...
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North Carolina statutes shed light on use of force laws

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video The new information has many debating whether the shooting that killed two of three alleged robbers was excessive force or justifiable homicide. Full story...
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Chief: Suspects in Pizza Hut robbery ran at cops, did not shoot

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video Wilmington Police say the suspects involved in Friday night's shooting outside a restaurant ran at officers but did not fire shots. Full story...
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Man criticizes WPD response after hit and run

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video A Wilmington man who was the victim of a hit and run is upset over a series of events that took place after his accident. Full story...
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911 tapes describe events surrounding Pizza Hut shooting

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video Newly released 911 tapes are shining a new light on the way events unfolded outside a Wilmington Pizza Hut on Friday night. Full story...
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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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