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Wilmington Police Department

Man attacked, robbed on N. 11th St.

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Wilmington Police say a man was attacked and robbed overnight at 611 N. 11th Street. The victim told police he went outside around 3:30 a.m. to smoke a cigarette, when someone jumped him from behind and started to choke him. Full story...
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Driver charged with DWI, hit and run after seven parked cars hit

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Wilmington Police say a Pennsylvania man was driving drunk when he hit seven parked cars over the weekend downtown. Full story...
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WPD calls out bomb squad after fireworks found on cruiser

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Some Wilmington Police officers on foot patrol found a potentially dangerous situation when they got to their car Friday night. Full story...
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One person shot near Creekwood Saturday night

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One person was shot near the Creekwood community Saturday around 10 p.m. Wilmington Police say Alfonza Jenkins, 27, was shot in both legs. Full story...
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WPD looking for person who shot teen in leg

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Wilmington Police say they are looking for a white SUV they think is connected to a shooting yesterday. Full story...
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Four arrested, fifth suspect shot after home invasion in Wilmington

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videoFour suspects are in jail and a fifth is in the hospital after a home invasion overnight in Wilmington. Full story...
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As shootings continue, police emphasize community help

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videoDespite a call by area clergy for a cease fire, police responded to yet another shooting in Wilmington yesterday. Police say bullets hit three apartments in Creekwood and one car. Full story...
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WPD crime lab gets international accreditation, looks to up staffing

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videoThe Wilmington Police Department's Crime Lab now has its international accreditation, which puts it on a level with state and nationally recognized labs. Full story...
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WWAY news director pays fine for January arrest

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videoThe case is closed involving the arrest of WWAY News Director Scott Pickey. Today Pickey pleaded guilty to failure to obey an officer. Full story...
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Driver charged in fatal hit & run

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video Wilmington Police have charged a man with a hit and run crash that killed a moped driver Saturday. Freddie Lee Riley, 48, is charged with felony hit and run and misdemeanor death by vehicle. Full story...
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Woman charged with assault after dispute with neighbors turns violent

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videoOne woman is in custody and one man is in the hospital after an argument between neighbors turned violent at the 2300 block of Boardwalk Avenue. Full story...
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Pedestrian killed after hit and run, suspect in custody

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videoA pedestrian was killed in a hit and run accident near 15th and Greenfield Streets in Wilmington Saturday afternoon. Police say a red Jeep Cherokee hit the victim. The victim was taken to the hospital after the accident, but later died from his injuries according to Wilmington Police. Full story...
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Love Grove community reacts to train derailment that left them stranded

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videoCrews are finally clearing out of the Love Grove neighborhood after a train derailed, leaving an entire neighborhood trapped. Those who live in the Love Grove Community woke up to a strange sight this morning. But they had no idea the rumbling noise they heard would turn into such a massive ordeal. Full story...
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Despite cease fire, more shots in Wilmington

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video Just hours after area clergy joined police to call for a cease fire of gun violence in Wilmington, more shots were fired in the Port City. Full story...
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Police, clergy call for 90-day 'cease fire' in gang violence

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video With a wave of violence sweeping through parts of the Port City, community leaders are banding together with a unified message. Full story...
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