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Wilmington Police Department

FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Local murder suspect commits suicide during stand-off situation in Orlando

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videoUS Marshals and Orange County, FL, deputies say 25-year-old Dwayne Moore died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound Friday afternoon. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Stabbing suspect in Rhino Club killing will not be charged with first degree murder

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Wilmington Police Department investigators have determined that the accumulated evidence in their ongoing investigation does not support pursuing the charge of First Degree Murder against Angeleos Roamel Williams. Full story...
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Pregnant woman involved in crash

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Witnesses say a pregnant woman ran a red light on Carolina Beach Road at Echo Farms Blvd. Full story...
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Wilmington Police search for attempted murder suspect

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Wilmington Police are looking for a man accused of attempted murder after a shooting early Tuesday morning. Full story...
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UPDATED: Woman shot several times in home

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A woman is recovering at an area hospital after someone shot her in her own home. The shooting happened at the Cypress Grove Apartments. Full story...
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Another stabbing in Wilmington Thursday

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WPD officers responded to 6th and Swann Streets for a fight about 10:25 this morning. A man who lives in that neighborhood apparently had been fighting with another man and was stabbed in the abdomen. Full story...
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Ben David says Monday morning's murder was the "last straw"

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Liquor sales must stop at the Rhino Club after a series of troubles reported by Wilmington Police. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Police release names of other stabbing victims

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Wilmington Police released the names of the other two stabbing victims from Sunday night. Police say 18-year-old Codey Cesar Guerrero 18, who's from Riegelwood, and 22-year-old Omar Rashad Williams who's from Wilmington, were both stabbed in front of the Rhino Club Sunday night. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Police Department calls out TV station and newspaper for reporting robbery that may not have happened

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video Another Wilmington TV station reported this morning that six armed men had broken into an apartment and stolen a TV, computers, wallets and cell phones. The police officers who responded to the call say they smelled marijuana when they showed up and reported that the two "victims" waited 30 minutes before they called for help. Full story...
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DOWNTOWN VIOLENCE: City leaders react to murder outside Rhino Club

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video Violence tied to bars in downtown Wilmington has been making news for years. It's sparked a lot of debate but little action. Many folks say this proves downtown Wilmington needs a serious logistical makeover, but what exactly needs to be fixed? Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Roommate slashed with machete

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The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim had been in an argument with roommates, and one of the other men grabbed a machete and hit the victim on the head. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Downtown Violence - Homeless man stabbed Saturday night

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Witnesses reported that the victim had been panhandling near 20 N. Front Street, and that he became involved in an altercation within an hour before he was found stabbed. Full story...
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Wilmington man accused of running pot grow house

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A Wilmington man is in custody under $200,000 secure bond after WPD Vice-Narcotics investigators served search warrants at both of his addresses – the house where he had been living, and the address he maintained for the sole purpose of growing marijuana. Full story...
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Wilmington Police investigate armed robbery on Beasley Road

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Wilmington Police are also looking for two young men who robbed a carload of people in the 500 block of Beasley Road. It happened about 6:45 p.m. Tuesday. Full story...
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WPD searching for 'gypsies' wanted for theft

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Wilmington Police Detectives are trying to identify the traveling gypsies of Wilmington. Full story...
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