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Wilmington Police Department

Police investigate shooting and apparent beating death

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video Wilmington Police have their hands full after two violent crimes yesterday. Following two separate incidents one man is dead, and another is recovering from multiple gunshot wounds. Full story...
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Bullet found in Fit for Fun after New Year's gunfire

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video An employee of Wilmington's Fit for Fun Center on South 10th Street arrived for work yesterday morning and found a bullet on the floor. There was also damage to the Sherriedale Morgan Boxing and Fitness Center next door. Full story...
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WPD: Man shoots intruder, realizes it's his brother

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videoWilmington Police responded to two separate 911 calls in the 5200 block of Hunters Trail Thursday and Friday. The second call turned out to be deadly. Full story...
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UPDATE: WPD traffic operation takes drunk drivers off the roads

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video Several area law enforcement agencies came together last night to "saturate the city." They were on the lookout for unsafe drivers, particularly those driving under the influence of alcohol, prescription medication, and drugs. Full story...
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Man charged with brother's summer murder

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A man is in jail charged with the beating death of his brother months ago. Boyd Daddison Starnes, 57, is charged with the second-degree murder of Barry Lynn Starnes, 50. Full story...
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Police search for missing teens

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videoWilmington and Leland police need help finding two missing teenagers. Kelsey Harmon, 14, of Wilmington, and Aynton Clemmons, 16, of Leland were last seen around 1 a.m. yesterday. Full story...
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Several people hurt in string of afternoon crashes

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video It was a busy afternoon for law enforcement in Wilmington and New Hanover County dealing with several injury accidents. One near downtown Wilmington sent two children to the hospital. Full story...
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WPD investigates early-morning break-in

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video Wilmington Police are looking for a man who broke into a home early this morning and robbed a man who was sleeping. It happened before 6 a.m. at 2239 Wrightsville Ave. Full story...
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Wilmington police captain makes working the holiday easier

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While many of us are home enjoying our families, police officers are still out keeping the streets safe. One captain with the Wilmington Police Department made working on the holiday a little easier. Full story...
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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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