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Wilmington Police Department

WPD cracks down on crosswalk violators

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videoWilmington Police are working to raise awareness about marked crosswalks. Traffic units are cracking down on drivers not yielding to pedestrians at the crossings. Full story...
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Police: Man walks into stranger's home and gets naked

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videoWPD Patrol Officers responded to a 911 call from a female victim who reported that she was sitting in her living room when a male she did not know walked into her house from the garage. Full story...
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Man arrested for assault, kidnapping

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A man is in jail after police say he assaulted and kidnapped a woman over the weekend. Saturday morning, Wilmington Police responded to a home at 611 S. 7th Street, where a concerned citizen reported Kalmeaice Kawana Williams, 36, was beating a woman and dragging her into his home. Full story...
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Man charged again after cops find heroin in patrol car

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video A trip to the police station got worse for a man already under arrest when officers say he hid heroin in the patrol car that took him there. Full story...
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Man runs from police, jumps into Cape Fear River

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video An assault investigation downtown led to a search after a police say a man ran from them and jumped into the Cape Fear River. It happened Friday morning around 1:15 a.m. Full story...
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Suspect in Wilmington murder arrested

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Wilmington Police have arrested a man for a murder earlier this week. Investigators say Timothy Wayne Chinn, 43, was stabbed to death at a home in the 3600 block of Metting Road early Tuesday morning. Full story...
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WPD releases traffic details for Sgt. Butler funeral

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Wilmington Police say the funeral of a soldier killed last week in Afghanistan will affect traffic on Market Street tomorrow. Full story...
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Police identify man stabbed to death overnight

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A man is dead after a stabbing early this morning in Wilmington. Wilmington Police say it happened in the 3600 block of Metting Road around 12:30 a.m. Police are investigating it as a homicide. Full story...
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Delivery driver fights back during robbery attempt

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Wilmington Police are investigating another attempted robbery of a delivery drive in the Port City. Full story...
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Body found on Wilmington street, foul play not suspected

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Wilmington Police are investigating a body found in the 300 block of Kidder Street just before 8 a.m. Investigators say they are not sure how the white man in his 60s died, but they do not suspect foul play. Full story...
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Three men arrested in connection to Thursday shooting

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Three men have been charged in connection with Thursday's shooting outside a house in the 600 block of N. 10th Street. Full story...
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Safety Officials pitch in for Child Passenger Safety Week

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The Wilmington Police and Fire Departments are teaming up to help improve child safety. Full story...
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Wilmington police looking for armed robbery suspect

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Police are looking for a gunman after a convenience store was robbed overnight. Full story...
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One person injured in North 10th street shooting

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Wilmington Police say one man is in the hospital after being shot Monday evening in the 500 block of N. 10th Street. Full story...
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