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Wilmington Police Department

Man tells police two people shot at him in Creekwood

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Wilmington Police are investigating after ShotSpotter alerted officers to N. 30th Street Sunday night in Creekwood. Full story...
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Police say man choked, dragged woman down street

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videoWilmington Police say a man was arrested after he choked, and dragged a woman down the sidewalk of Market Street. Full story...
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Police: Man wanted for shoplifting tried to knife worker

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Wilmington Police are looking for a man wanted for armed robbery at the Belk in Independence Mall after allegedly trying to attack an employee with a knife. Full story...
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City Manager, Police Chief get 1.5% raises

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According to a City of Wilmington spokesman, both City Manager Sterling Cheatham and Police Chief Ralph Evangelous got a 1.5% increase for fiscal year 2014-15. Cheatham went from a salary of $178.932 to $181,636. Evangelous was bumped from $144,950 to $147,134. Full story...
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WPD increasing patrols after recent rash of car break-ins around Greenfield Lake

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videoWilmington Police say several break-ins in the same area around Greenfield Lake means more police patrols there, along with warnings on how people who park there can avoid being the next target. Full story...
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WPD: Man facing several charges after using stolen gun to shoot at teen

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Police arrested a Wilmington man who, witnesses said, was firing a gun at a teenage girl early Monday morning. Full story...
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WPD: Man dies after jumping from Cape Fear Memorial Bridge

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A Wilmington man is dead after police say he jumped from the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge early this morning. Full story...
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Wilmington woman facing several charges for hitting, killing moped driver

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A Wilmington woman faces several charges after police say she hit and killed a man on a moped and drove off before calling dispatchers to turn herself in. Full story...
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WPD investigates midday shooting

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videoWilmington Police are investigating a shooting this afternoon. It happened near 13th and Castle streets. Full story...
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Man pistol-whipped, roommate finds suspect in living room

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videoWilmington Police say a man was attacked on his front porch last night, then his roommate found the suspects in their living room. Full story...
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WPD lieutenant becomes airport chief in Jacksonville

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A former Wilmington Police lieutenant is the new police chief at Albert J. Ellis Airport in Jacksonville. Renado Prince was sworn in yesterday. Full story...
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Wilmington couple charged with arson, insurance fraud

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A Wilmington couple has been charged with arson and insurance fraud after a May fire at their home. Full story...
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Police: Two teens used gun to rob construction crew near Wilmington work site

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videoPolice are investigating after they say two teens used a gun to rob a construction crew when the group of workers went to get food from a Wilmington restaurant near their work site. Full story...
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WPD: Man behind bars on birthday after grabbing woman, hitting police car

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videoA Wilmington man spent his birthday behind bars after being arrested yesterday. Oscar Castro, 24, appeared in court today after he was arrested last night on multiple charges including sexual battery. Full story...
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UPDATE: Man shot in leg during dispute in Houston Moore complex identified

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videoPolice are still investigating after they say a shooting in the Houston Moore complex sent one man to the hospital Saturday afternoon. Full story...
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