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Wilmington Police Department

WPD officer shoots dog that attacked K-9

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A Wilmington Police officer shot and killed a dog last night while searching for a suspect. Police say it started when a driver police stopped at about 9:43 p.m. in the 400 block of Evans Street jumped and ran. Full story...
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Police search for three suspects in shooting on Greendale Drive

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Police are searching for three suspects after a shooting off of Greendale Drive Sunday afternoon. Full story...
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Police dog bites suspect's face during arrest

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videoA 16-year-old is in jail after Wilmington Police say he broke into a store and was bitten by a police dog. Full story...
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Store workers honored for helping catch wanted man

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videoWorkers at a Wilmington sports goods store were honored today for helping police catch a suspect they were looking for. Full story...
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Prank bombs led to scary situation for Wilmington neighborhood

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video Wilmington Police continue to investigate after multiple acid bombs exploded in the 600 block of South 10th Street last night. Residents were evacuated around 10 p.m. and asked to leave for an hour. Full story...
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South 10th Street evacuated

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Residents in South 10 Street in Wilmington were evacuated tonight. Officials say the bomb squad and CSI were called in. The street was evacuated for safety reasons. Full story...
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Man in jail after being shot in leg

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videoA Wilmington man is in jail after being shot in the leg this afternoon in the Port City. Full story...
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WPD looks for trio accused of stealing security systems

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videoWilmington Police are looking for help identifying three people who allegedly stole items from Sam's Club at 412 S. College Road. Full story...
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WPD officers honored for saving lives

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videoFive Wilmington Police officers and a citizen were honored at the Wilmington City Council meeting for saving lives. Full story...
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Police arrest trio for breaking into scooter shop

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Wilmington Police arrested three young men over the weekend for allegedly breaking into a Carolina Beach Rd. business. Full story...
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Police: Man arrested for DWI tried to kick out cruiser window

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Wilmington Police say a man already on probation for a string of break-ins last year tried to kick out the window of a patrol car Friday night. Full story...
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Police use stun gun on break-in suspect

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Wilmington Police say they had to use a stun gun on a man accused of breaking into a drug store. Just after 3 a.m. yesterday, police responded to a break-in at the CVS at 1929 Oleander Drive. They found a suspect still inside. Full story...
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Police search for woman who robbed Wendy's overnight

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Wilmington Police are searching for the an armed robber, after a woman stole money from the Wendy's on South College Road. Full story...
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Smoking materials lead to fire that destroys house

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Flames destroyed a Wilmington home after a fire sparked with two residents inside. Police also say an arson inspector is investigating to find what may have started the fire. Full story...
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UPDATE: Police release identity of pedestrian killed in hit-and-run, investigation continues

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video Wilmington Police continue investigating a traffic crash that killed a pedestrian Friday night. Police say James Alan Lawson, 53, of Wilmington, died in the crash. Full story...
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