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Wilmington Police Department

Police keep eye on convenience store after overnight robberies

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videoWilmington Police are busy this Christmas Eve looking for suspects in armed robberies early this morning. They say they are paying close attention to convenience stores. Full story...
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Police search for men who shot into Wilmington apartment during home invasion attempt

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videoWilmington Police are searching for two men who fired shots into an apartment during an attempted home invasion early this morning. Full story...
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Reckless driving leads to heroin bust

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videoJayqwon Rontell Canty, age 23, of Wilmington and a passenger ran a four-wheeler off 900 Greenfield Street Friday evening. Wilmington police officers began preparing citations for reckless operation of a motor vehicle and no helmet, while another officer ran the vehicle identification number. Full story...
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Wilmington Fire battalion chief charged with DWI

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video A Wilmington Fire Department battalion chief is off the job after being arrested on a drunk driving charge. Wilmington Police arrested James Casteen Sunday night on a DWI charge. Full story...
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Two accused in CFCC student's murder talk about the crime, impact

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videoIt has been just 5 days since 19-year-old Joshua Proutey was murdered in Downtown Wilmington. Tonight, WWAY’s Matt Ray was the only reporter to talk to two of the suspects. Full story...
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WWAY learns more about the suspects in CFCC student's murder

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videoMonday, four people were each charged with felony first-degree murder in the death of 19-year-old student Josh Proutey. Now, we are learning more about the accused. Full story...
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Four charged in murder of CFCC student

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video Four people appeared in a New Hanover County courtroom this morning accused of murdering Joshua Proutey, 19, who was found dead of a gunshot wound in a parking lot near 2nd and Orange streets Thursday night. Full story...
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All clear after brief lockdowns at three New Hanover Co. schools

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video With a heightened sense of security since Friday's school shooting in Connecticut, three New Hanover County schools went on brief lockdowns today in two separate incidents. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Wilmington Police shoot dog during arrest

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video Witnesses say a Wilmington Police Officer shot a family's dog during an arrest Sunday night. Police say the pitbull ran towards them after they arrested a man on Rankin Street in Wilmington. Full story...
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WPD: Murder victim in wrong place at wrong time

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The community is in shock after a Cape Fear Community College student was shot and killed leaving work last night in downtown Wilmington. At this point, police say details surrounding the murder are cloudy. Full story...
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WPD arrest three for September pawn shop robbery

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video Wilmington Police have arrested three people in connection to a September pawn shop robbery. Full story...
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Police investigating armed robbery at Russell's Quick Stop

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video Wilmington Police are investigating after an armed robbery tonight. Police say five male suspects, wearing hoodies and sunglasses robbed the Russell's Quick Stop store on Wrightsville Avenue. Full story...
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WPD looks to hook fishing rod bandit

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video Police hope to hook the person who broke in and stole 30 fishing reels from a Wilmington business. The thefts happened around 5:50 a.m., November 20 at Tex's Tackle and Bait at 215 Old Eastwood Road. Full story...
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Wilmington police investigating shooting

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video Wilmington Police are investigating a shooting that occurred tonight near the 1200 block of S. 15th St around 8 P.M. Full story...
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WPD investigates murder during home invasion

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videoA man is dead after an early-morning home invasion in the Port City, but the events surrounding the murder have neighbors questioning what really happened. Neighbors describe Clifton Sykes Jr. as a good man who helped everyone in the neighborhood. His death has many wondering who would commit such a heinous crime. Full story...
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