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Wilmington Police Department

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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Cop hurt in Wednesday crash OK

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videoWilmington Police have released the name of an officer injured in a traffic crash Wednesday night. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Man admits stabbing girlfriend at hospital, considers suicide

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videoA man is in custody today after stabbing his girlfriend at New Hanover Regional Medical Center last night. Today, Josef Anthony Randolph, 28, confessed to the crime during a jailhouse interview with WWAY. Full story...
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Four in the hospital after crash on 3rd Street including a police officer

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videoFour people, including a police officer and a child are in the hospital tonight after an accident on 3rd Street. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: WPD posts video of controversial arrests, chief applauds officers

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video A Wilmington man is behind bars after police say he stole about a dollar in change at a bank yesterday. But the way that police took Roy Smith II into custody has some asking if the they acted too harshly. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: 18-wheeler nearly hits man, continues driving

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video Wilmington Police are looking for the driver of an 18-wheeler who almost ran over a man. The man says the truck driver ran through power lines, nearly hitting him and then kept on driving. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Four-car crash closes River Rd., sends toddlers to hospital

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videoA four-car crash that shut down River Road Tuesday morning sent at least four people to the hospital. Full story...
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Police searching for driver after hit-and-run with bicyclist

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Police are looking for a newer model silver Nissan Altima with damage to its left side rear door, in connection with the hit-and-run that happened at Wrightsville and MacMillan avenues Wednesday afternoon. Full story...
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