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Wilmington Police Department

WPD: Drop in downtown crime in 2010

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The Wilmington Police Department's 2010 crime stats also looked specifically at Downtown Wilmington. The police department says violent and property crimes were down 19 percent downtown during 2010, compared to the year before. Full story...
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WPD: Violent crime in Wilmington lowest in 10 years

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videoThe Wilmington Police Department released its annual report on violent crime and says 2010 marks one of the least-violent years in a decade. Full story...
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WPD: Man robbed while gun held to his head

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The victim reported that as he was getting out of his car in the parking lot, a man came up behind him, placed a handgun to his head and reached into his back pocket to take his wallet. Full story...
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Police make three arrests after finding 100 pot plants

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Three people are behind bars after police found nearly 100 marijuana plants at a Wilmington home. Full story...
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New year, old problems downtown

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video Downtown Wilmington safety is back in the spotlight, as the start of the new year saw several fights as bars closed their doors. Police say numerous fights broke out around closing time early Saturday morning. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Year ends and begins with more fighting downtown

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Fights broke out downtown on both Thursday night / Friday morning and Friday night / Saturday morning. Click to read the details from the Wilmington Police Department... Full story...
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Police expecting large crowd for New Year's Eve celebrations

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Many people are preparing to ring in the new year, including the Wilmington Police Department. Capt. Jeff Allsbrook said much thought has gone into the planning of this year's patrol in order to keep the community safe and sound. Full story...
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WPD: Four teens arrested for exploding porch bottle bomb

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WPD officers responded to a chemical bottle bomb explosion at 3950 Appleton Way at 12:50 a.m. on Wednesday morning. The victim reported that when he answered the doorbell, the bottle bomb detonated... Full story...
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WPD looking for men who may have stolen cameras

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Wilmington Police detectives are trying to identify the two men in these photos. Police believe they stole two expensive cameras from a man they met at a bar November 17. Full story...
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Pedestrian killed Christmas Eve identified

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Investigators have released the name of a man who died in a Christmas Eve accident in Wilmington. Full story...
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Police search for dress thief

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Wilmington Police need your help finding a man they say stole two dresses. Full story...
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WPD hosts annual Santa Cop event

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The children selected for Santa Cop were referred by area schools. Many of them suffered a family tragedy in the past year. Full story...
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Man wanted in connection to stolen wallet

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Police need your help finding the thief who stole from a woman's wallet at a Wilmington McDonald's. It happened at the restaurant on Market Street back on Halloween. Full story...
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Cops find 56 pounds of pot during traffic stop

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A traffic stop led Wilmington police to a big drug bust yesterday. After pulling over a car for routing violations, police found about 56 pounds of marijuana in plain view inside the car. Full story...
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WPD helps give HOPE to Hillcrest

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Folks from a Wilmington community are one step closer to taking their neighborhood back. Full story...
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