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Wilmington Police Department

Police wait for suspect in bike death, arson to get out of hospital

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videoPolice have warrants for Christina Maria Marcotte, 59, of Wilmington. Marcotte was admitted to New Hanover Regional Medical Center yesterday after being involved in a traffic a fatality around noon. Full story...
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YOU MAKE THE CALL: Was traffic stop of city employee handled properly?

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videoOften in newsrooms there are stories that lead to debate: Is it news or not? Will viewers want to see it, or should they see it all? Tonight, we ask you to be the judge. Full story...
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Man described as one of city's worst offenders back in jail, mom talks ONLY ON 3

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videoA man Police Chief Ralph Evangelous dubbed one of Wilmington's worst offenders is back behind bars. Rashawn Hines, 19, was arrested last night for a felony probation violation. Full story...
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UPDATE: Cyclist dead, driver charged after crash

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videoA bicyclist is dead after being hit by a car this morning in Wilmington. Police say it happened just before noon near the intersection of 4th and Greenfield streets. Full story...
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Men robbed at gunpoint on Darlington Ave.

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videoWilmington Police say two men were robbed at gunpoint while walking home on Darlington Ave. early this morning. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: City considers law banning gang members from parks

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video City parks are designed to be fun, safe places that people of all ages can enjoy. But after a four-year-old boy recently found a gun in a Wilmington Park, some city employees started designing a plan to try and prevent a similar situation in the future. Full story...
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UPDATE: Police arrest armed man after reports of gunshot

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videoPolice have arrested a man after they say a single shot was fired in Wilmington Tuesday night. Full story...
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Police warn of rash of car break-ins in Pine Valley

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Wilmington Police want to alert Pine Valley residents about a recent rash of car break-ins. Police say they got reports of 10 break-ins in a 24-hour period from Saturday to Sunday. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Prosecutors, law enforcement discuss better cooperation

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videoDistrict Attorney Ben David says a meeting Friday with his office, Wilmington Police and probation has already led to progress. The group met to talk about how they can more effectively work together. David said the agencies need to share information to make sure criminals they want behind bars do not wind up back on the streets. Full story...
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UPDATE: Bullet holes found in Creekwood building hours after shots fired

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videoPolice are investigating after they say they are getting more reports of shots fired in Wilmington's Creekwood community. Dispatchers say that several hours later, one of the residents in that community found bullet holes in the side of her apartment building. Full story...
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Two charged with child abduction

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videoA 4-year-old girl is safe after two men tried to abduct her Saturday in Wilmington, according to officials. Full story...
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Man charged with assaulting EMS worker

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A Wilmington man is in jail charged with assaulting an EMS worker who was trying to help his girlfriend. Full story...
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Woman injured during purse snatching

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Wilmington Police are investigating a purse snatching Friday that left the victim injured. Police say it happened in the parking lot of the Dollar General at 69 N. Kerr Ave. just before 7 p.m. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Police chief frustrated by repeat offender's release

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videoWilmington's police chief does not agree with a ruling a judge made earlier this week. But the county's top prosecutor has a different view. Full story...
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Friends remember man crushed by vehicle

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video A local Wilmington man crushed by a car on Wednesday was nicknamed the mayor of downtown. Friends say Scott Noell, known as Scottie B., loved life and everyone in his life. Full story...
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