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Wilmington Police Department

Charges upped in June crash after passenger dies

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videoWilmington Police have upgraded the charges against a driver involved in an alleged drunk driving crash earlier this year after one of his passengers died. Full story...
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Police identify pedestrian hit and killed on Market St.

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Wilmington Police have released the name of a pedestrian who was hit and killed while crossing Market Street last night. Full story...
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WPD investigates murder overnight

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videoWilmington Police say they have a potential person of interest as they investigate a murder overnight. WPD spokeswoman Linda Rawley says it happened around 1 a.m. Full story...
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Winnabow man hit by car in downtown Wilmington in critical condition

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A Winnabow man is in critical condition after police say he was hit by a car when crossing the street in downtown Wilmington late last night. Full story...
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Man sentenced to 35 years in federal prison after shootout and standoff

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videoDrugs, a stripper, a shooting and then a shootout with Wilmington police sends a man to prison for decades. Full story...
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UPDATE: Wilmington Police say man trying to buy pot shot in butt

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videoWilmington Police say a man who was shot in the butt last night was trying to buy pot from a dealer when a group of teens robbed him. Full story...
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Operation Clean Sweep targets wanted felons

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videoToday several state and federal agencies served 50 warrants and arrested 35 people in New Hanover County for drug-related crimes. The Sheriff's Office says it has been working on Operation Clean Sweep for more than 10 months now. Full story...
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Lone survivor pleads guilty to six crimes in 2013 Pizza Hut robbery

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videoThe lone surviving suspect from last fall's Pizza Hut robbery in Wilmington, which ended with police shooting the suspects, has pleaded guilty. Full story...
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March hopes to give justice a voice

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videoOn the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, about 50 people showed up to march and rally in memory of those who are gone. They took their message to the street in the hot sun chanting, "No justice, no peace." Full story...
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Police: Hit & run, chase end with car hitting building

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videoWilmington Police say the single-car crash that ended when the vehicle hit a pole and a building on Wooster Street this morning started with a hit and run in a restaurant parking lot. Full story...
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Police: Man arrested after officers catch him with loaded Glock in hand

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Police say ShotSpotter alerts led them to a man who was caught firing a glock within Wilmington city limits, leaving a bullet hole in his neighbor's home. Full story...
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Judge shuts down two local businesses

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videoTwo local businesses are shutting down and police say that's a step in the right direction. Good Times Lounge and The Chestnut Market both are shutting their doors. Police say Good Times Lounge on Dawson St. had a history of complaints and incidents involving weapons. Full story...
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UPDATE: Man robs Wilmington Walgreens, gets away with prescription drugs

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videoPolice are searching for an armed man they say jumped over the pharmacy counter at a Wilmington Walgreens before taking off with prescription medication. Full story...
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Police: Man assaulted with bat, knife while sleeping at own home

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videoPolice arrested a man they say used a bat and knife to beat another man who was asleep in his bed at his Wilmington home early Sunday. Full story...
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Police seek answers after one killed, one hurt in early-morning shooting

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video Wilmington Police are investigating an early-morning shooting that left one man dead and another seriously injured, according to WPD spokeswoman Linda Rawley. Full story...
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