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Wilmington Police Department

Woman in critical condition after car runs red light

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A Hickory woman is in critical condition after Wilmington Police say she was hit by a car downtown Tuesday morning. Investigators say just before 11 a.m. Lisa Dietz, 55, was crossing the street when a grey Volvo, traveling northbound, ran a red light at Third and Castle Streets. Full story...
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WPD: Woman punches burglar in face, slams window on his hands

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videoWilmington Police are investigating after they say a mother punched a man in the face when he tried to break into her home through her child’s window Wednesday morning. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Woman caught on camera kicking out police car window

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video A chaotic scene in downtown Wilmington last night, after a woman kicked through the window of a police car. It was all caught on camera. Full story...
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WPD: Man walks into gas station wearing only socks

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videoWilmington Police are looking for a man who allegedly walked into the Scotchman on Kerr Ave. and Wilshire Road naked this afternoon. Full story...
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UPDATE: Man who died from shot to the back in Saturday shooting identified

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video Wilmington Police are investigating a Saturday shooting they say left one man dead with a gunshot wound to the back, and another recovering in the hospital. Full story...
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Arson suspected in car found on fire in yard

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Wilmington Police and the Wilmington Fire Department are investigating after a car was found on fire in the 600 block of Jennings Drive Friday morning. Full story...
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Man arrested after trying to drive away from police with 4-year-old

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Wilmington Police say a man is behind bars after he tried to run from officers Thursday afternoon. Full story...
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Police arrest man they say beat another with oak tree branch, took off with cash

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video Police arrested a wanted Wilmington man they say used a tree branch to beat another man and then took off with cash from his pocket in May. Full story...
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Rifle pointed at pizza delivery driver

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videoWilmington Police say officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert Friday night when a Domino's delivery driver drove up to a scene at 11th and Hall Streets, and said he had a rifle pointed at him. Full story...
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Police use ankle bracelet monitor to track down man wanted for armed robbery

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Police arrested one of two wanted men after they say the duo robbed another man at knife-point while he was trying to buy heroin. Full story...
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Sunday shooting suspects in custody

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videoWilmington Police have arrested two people wanted for a shooting Sunday in Creekwood. Police arrested Hykeem Quintell Durant, 24, and Jakia Imani Boney, 24, and 24 year old Hykeem Quintell Durant yesterday Full story...
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WPD: Man found badly beaten bites paramedic trying to treat him

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Police are investigating after they say a man who was found badly beaten in downtown Wilmington bit one of the paramedics working to treat him for his injuries. Full story...
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8 years after woman's disappearance still no answers in murder

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videoAllison Jackson Foy went missing eight years ago today. Her body was found two years later. But her sister Lisa Valentino has found keeping cold cases in the spotlight is not easy. Full story...
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Police nab four for stealing merchandise from several stores around area

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Wilmington Police say four from Robeson County face charges for stealing a slew of items from stores around the area after officers found thousands in merchandise inside the rental car they were driving. Full story...
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Police still searching for suspect after Wilmington bank robbed

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videoWilmington Police have released photos of a man they say robbed the First Citizens Bank on S. 17th St. yesterday afternoon. Police say the man entered the bank and handed the teller a note demanding money. Full story...
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