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Wilmington Police Department

Man stabbed Friday afternoon on Greenfield Street

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Wilmington Police are investigating after a man says he was stabbed Friday evening while walking home from the store. Full story...
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Families, police want answers in unsolved Wilmington murders

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video Their bodies were found years ago in Wilmington, but details of what led to the deaths of four women are still scarce. Today, Wilmington Police joined the victims' families in a plea to the public for help finding answers surrounding the unsolved murders. Full story...
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Police shut down illegal bar in Wilmington

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videoWilmington Police say they helped bust an illegal bar overnight. WPD and Alcohol Law Enforcement served a search warrant at 510 S. 14th St. last night after getting numerous complaints from neighbors. Full story...
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Police investigate shots fired at Wilmington barber shop

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video Several police officers are at Redd's Barber Shop in Wilmington. Witnesses say the officers are taking things, like beer cans, out of the building. Full story...
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WPD: Mom had 15-year-old son sell heroin

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videoWilmington Police say they've made another heroin bust, this time arresting a woman they say had her teenaged son sell the drug. Full story...
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Child finds gun in Wilmington park

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videoA child playing in a Wilmington park yesterday afternoon found a gun on the plaground. Wilmington Police say the boy was on the playground at Portia Mills Hines Park at N. 10th and Rankin streets around 1 p.m. when he found a handgun under the stairs. Full story...
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UPDATE: DA will get SBI probe of WPD

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videoNew Hanover County District Attorney should soon get the results of a SBI investigation into the Wilmington Police Department and the way officers handled of a botched prostitution sting last year. Full story...
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Doctor joins WPD SWAT team

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video A local physician recently graduated from CFCC's basic law enforcement training program. Dr. Jim Joachim has been sworn in as an auxiliary police officer with the Wilmington Police Department. He has been assigned as the tactical physician with the SWAT team. Full story...
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Non-profit organizes gun buy-back program in Wilmington

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video A non-profit group is trying to cut down on gun violence in the area by buying back guns next month. The effort is hosted by LINC Incorporated, a local non-profit agency whose goal is to educate and motivate youth to make positive life choices. Full story...
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Reckless driver call leads police to man passed out in car with heroin

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videoWilmington Police say a call about a reckless driver led them to a man passed out in his car with heroin over the weekend. Full story...
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Man beaten after refusing to give attackers cigarette

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A Wilmington man says he was attacked outside his home last night after he was asked for a cigarette. Full story...
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Man robbed, stabbed on Dawson St. early Sunday

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A 25-year-old man was robbed and stabbed as he walked down a Wilmington street early Sunday morning. Full story...
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WPD: Investigation into 17-year-old's murder continues

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videoWilmington Police still have not made any arrests in connection to a 17-year-old's murder last month. Jeffrey Henry was found shot to death on 7th street around 1:30 a.m. June 20. Full story...
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StarNews: Man sentenced to 26 years on heroin charges

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A Wilmington man was sentenced to 26 years in prison Thursday on heroin distribution charges in which prosecutors allege he dealt heroin for three years in the Port City. Full story...
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WPD makes three separate drugs busts; finds heroin, weed

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Wilmington Police say they had a busy night that ended with three men in jail for drug charges and heroin and marijuana off the streets. Full story...
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