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Wilmington Police Department

Police looking for man wanted for stealing puppies

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videoWilmington Police are searching for a man they say stole 10 puppies from a home then tried to sell them on Facebook, but the owners were hot on his trail. Full story...
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Yearlong investigation leads to five suspects arrested

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Wilmington Police say a yearlong drug investigation involving multiple agencies has led to five arrests. Investigators says they arrested the suspects after residents in the neighborhood made numerous complaints about suspicious activity at 2345 Louisiana Ave. Full story...
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New Hanover Regional simulates mass emergency

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videoHanover Regional Medical Center prepared for a mass emergency Monday morning. Staff and law enforcement simulated a shooting at UNCW that left more than a dozen victims. Full story...
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WPD: Attempted armed robbery reported while officers still on scene nearby

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Police are investigating after they say the second of two robberies was reported while officers were still on the scene of the first crime less than a block away. Full story...
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Officers graduate from training for handling mental health issues

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videoSome area law enforcement officers celebrated today the completion of special training. Some say recent situations involving police force would have turned out differently if officers would have gone through this course. Full story...
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Police chief defends secrecy during standoff with suicidal officer

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videoIt took police negotiators more than 11 hours, but the standoff in Mayfaire ended peacefully Tuesday night. Now we are learning more about what happened inside the apartment where a police officer barricaded himself with a gun, and why the situation was handled with such secrecy. Full story...
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Hotel guests robbed by man with rifle

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videoWilmington Police are looking for a man who robbed three hotel guests with a rifle early this morning. Full story...
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Men in car rob man walking in Creekwood

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Wilmington Police are looking for two men who robbed another man in Creekwood early this morning. Full story...
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Wooster Street fire intentionally set

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videoThe Wilmington Fire Department says a housefire that shut down part of Wooster Street this morning was intentionally set. WDF says Wilmington Police and the Fire Marshal's office are now investigating the fire at 718 Wooster. Full story...
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Police investigating after hit and run crash near UNCW campus

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Police are investigating after dispatchers say officers responded to the scene of a hit and run crash at a Wilmington intersection early this morning. Full story...
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UPDATE: Mayfaire situation with off-duty cop ends peacefully

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A police stand-off that started at 11:30 Tuesday morning ended peacefully without incident around 11 p.m. The male subject, who is an off-duty police officer, was taken into custody and transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center for evaluation. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Second suspect in custody for home invasion murder

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videoWilmington Police have a second suspect in custody in connection with a murder during a home invasion earlier this month. Officers are still processing Markee George, 26, for the death of Aaron McGhee. Full story...
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WPD releases first comments on use of surveillance equipment

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videoFive days after the public learned Wilmington Police use secret surveillance equipment in the fight against crime, the department is finally speaking out. Full story...
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Man robbed at gunpoint on Wilmington street

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Wilmington Police are investigating after a man said he was robbed at gunpoint while walking down the street. Police say just before midnight last night, the victim flagged down an officer on patrol in the area of Market Street and Darlington Ave. Full story...
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WPD officer indicted in use of force investigation

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videoA Wilmington Police officer has been indicted on two charges related to a use of force investigation involving a teenager. Full story...
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