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Wilmington Police Department

Police: Suspect stabs man in chest while walking down Wilmington street

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video Police are searching for a suspect they say stabbed a Wilmington man in the chest when he was walking down the street yesterday afternoon. Full story...
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WPD: Man trying to sell cell phone robbed during meeting with potential buyer

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Police are investigating after they say a man trying to sell a cell phone on the internet was robbed in a parking lot during a meeting with a potential buyer. Full story...
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UPDATE: Police searching for masked men they say stole car, ransacked home

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Police are searching for three masked men they say used guns to force their way inside a Wilmington home before ransacking the place and stealing a car from the driveway. Full story...
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WPD says it took appropriate disciplinary action after May use of force

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video The Wilmington Police Department says it took appropriate disciplinary action after two officers used force during an arrest in May. Today, police released video showing what happened. Full story...
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Police find stolen pistol from Pender Co. during Wilmington traffic stop

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videoPolice arrested a man they say had a pistol stolen from Pender County in his back pocket when Wilmington officers stopped a car he was riding in near Hillcrest last night. Full story...
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WPD wants help fighting heroin

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videoThe police department is asking the federal government to declare our area a high intensity drug trafficking area. With thousands of bindles of heroin taken off the streets just over the past few weeks they say it's a problem worth fighting. Full story...
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WPD credits ABC Review Policy for drop in downtown crime

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video Downtown crime continues to decrease. Wilmington's police chief says over the past few years they have seen a 68 percent decline. Full story...
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WPD: Would-be armed robbers scared off by pit bull

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Police say two would-be robbers caught following another car to a Wilmington home were scared off by the homeowner's pit bull. Full story...
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UPDATE: Police still searching for suspect after shots fired into car

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Police are still searching for a man they say fired shots into a car with several people inside, leaving one of the passengers with two gunshot wounds. Full story...
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Man arrested after stabbing another in the chest outside restaurant

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videoA Wilmington man is in jail after police say he stabbed another man in the chest in front of a College Road restaurant. They say the stabbing happened after an altercation between the two men outside of Katy's Grill and Bar. Full story...
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Weekend shooting leaves one man injured

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videoWilmington Police say they are looking for a man responsible for an overnight shooting. Just after 3:00 am in the 800 block of South 15th St., police responded to a shots fired call outside Goodtimes night club. Full story...
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Missouri police response raises questions about militarizing law enforcement

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videoThere's been a lot of attention this week on the use of military-grade equipment to deal with protests in Ferguson, MO. The protests bring some serious questions to light: Why does law enforcement have this kind of gear, and do they really need it? Full story...
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Dad says son needs taste of jail, won't bail him out

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video A man Wilmington Police say almost ran over two officer early yesterday morning will stay in jail for the time being, because his dad will not bail him out. Full story...
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Shooting victim charged with possession of WMD

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videoPolice have charged a shooting victim after they say they found homemade bombs at his home. Around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert in the 300 block of Barclay Hills Drive. Full story...
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UPDATE: Police find man they say nearly ran over two officers

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videoWilmington Police have found a man they say tried to run over two officers this morning. Police say the confrontation in a hotel parking lot ended with one officer firing his gun. Full story...
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