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Wilmington Police Department

Rashawn Hines back in jail for attempted murder as prison sentence ends

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videoA Wilmington teen once called one of the city's worst offenders landed back in jail as he was set to be released from prison. Rashawn Hines, 19, was scheduled to released from state prison Friday, but he was booked again at the New Hanover County Jail the same day for two counts of attempted murder. Full story...
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Murder charges dropped, Wilmington man released

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videoA Wilmington man has been released from jail after first-degree murder charges against him were dropped. Wilmington Police arrested and Markee George, 26, June 24, in the shooting death of Aaron McGhee, 47, June 13. Full story...
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Police looking for man wanted for stealing puppies

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videoWilmington Police are searching for a man they say stole 10 puppies from a home then tried to sell them on Facebook, but the owners were hot on his trail. Full story...
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Yearlong investigation leads to five suspects arrested

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Wilmington Police say a yearlong drug investigation involving multiple agencies has led to five arrests. Investigators says they arrested the suspects after residents in the neighborhood made numerous complaints about suspicious activity at 2345 Louisiana Ave. Full story...
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New Hanover Regional simulates mass emergency

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videoHanover Regional Medical Center prepared for a mass emergency Monday morning. Staff and law enforcement simulated a shooting at UNCW that left more than a dozen victims. Full story...
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WPD: Attempted armed robbery reported while officers still on scene nearby

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Police are investigating after they say the second of two robberies was reported while officers were still on the scene of the first crime less than a block away. Full story...
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Officers graduate from training for handling mental health issues

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videoSome area law enforcement officers celebrated today the completion of special training. Some say recent situations involving police force would have turned out differently if officers would have gone through this course. Full story...
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Police chief defends secrecy during standoff with suicidal officer

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videoIt took police negotiators more than 11 hours, but the standoff in Mayfaire ended peacefully Tuesday night. Now we are learning more about what happened inside the apartment where a police officer barricaded himself with a gun, and why the situation was handled with such secrecy. Full story...
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Hotel guests robbed by man with rifle

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videoWilmington Police are looking for a man who robbed three hotel guests with a rifle early this morning. Full story...
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Men in car rob man walking in Creekwood

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Wilmington Police are looking for two men who robbed another man in Creekwood early this morning. Full story...
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