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Wilmington Police Department

WPD Cop Camp hits the ice

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The Wilmington Police Department's Cop Camp headed to the Wilmington Ice House today to cool off in style. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: WPD investigating 8th Street shooting

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Matthew Dale Lewis of Hampstead was shot on 8th Street between Wooster and Dawson Streets around noon Wednesday. Full story...
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Crime in NC lowest since 1977; Wilmington also sees drop

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video The North Carolina Department of Justice says crime is down across the state. According to its annual report, violent crimes fell by more than five percent last year, making the crime rate the lowest since 1977. There has also been a decrease in those numbers here in Wilmington. Full story...
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City considers changes to improve taxi service

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video Make a mess of yourself in a cab on the way home from downtown Wilmington, and you could face an extra charge. It's one of several changes City Council is considering to better transportation services. Full story...
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Man arrested for allegedly driving truck into bar, attacking man with machete

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A man is in jail after Wilmington Police say he drove his car into a bar and attacked a man with a machete. Full story...
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Police investigating death find pot grow house

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Police responding to a call about a man dead in his home stumbled upon a marijuana grow operation. Full story...
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One arrested, one at large after attempted moped theft sparks UNCW safety alert

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A report of armed men trying to steal a moped led to a safety alert at UNCW overnight. Wilmington Police say they got a call from a man who said two men tried to shoot him when he caught them trying to hotwire his moped near Campus Edge Apartments. Full story...
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Four arrested after heroin bust

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A heroin bust in Wilmington landed four people in jail and a child in protective custody. Full story...
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Police looking for suspect in Sonic armed robbery

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Wilmington Police are looking for a man who robbed the Sonic on Market Street last night at gunpoint. Full story...
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Man arrested after allegedly hitting girlfriend, taking baby

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A Wilmington man is in jail without bond after police say he kidnapped his own child. Full story...
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Police looking for suspect in shooting of car, house, dog

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Wilmington Police say a 4th of July domestic disturbance turned into multiple crimes involving a baby and a family pet. Full story...
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Man arrested after he reportedly 'flipped out,' attacked cop

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A man is in jail after witnesses and police say he "flipped out," abandoned his young sister and allegedly attacked a Wilmington Police officer. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: One year after Pine Valley murder, victim's family looking for answers

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video The morning of July 4, 2011, Carol Ann Johnson, 59, was found dead in her home off Pine Valley Drive in Wilmington. Now on the anniversary of her murder, her family continues to search for answers in hopes her case will not go cold, and that her killer is caught. Full story...
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Four arrested, baby in protective custody after drug deal goes bad

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A man who says he was the victim of a crime wound up in jail over the weekend along with the people he said tried to rob him. The arrests also left a baby in protective care. Full story...
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Explore with George: Wilmington PD training

They keep us safe on the streets but just what does it take to be on the force? Our very own officer of fun, George Elliott stopped by the Wilmington Police Department for a training session today to see if he has what it takes.

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