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Wilmington Police Department

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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ONLY ON 3: In wake of Giffords shooting former Wilmington Police sergeant speaks about road to recovery

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video All of America got to see Diane Sawyer's exclusive interview with the husband of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Tuesday night. The two talked about what's in store for the future. It's going to be a long road to recovery for Giffords and it's a road a former Wilmington Police sergeant knows all too well. Full story...
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Sweepstakes parlor robbed at gunpoint

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It sounds like a story out of the old west: masked gunmen robbing a gambling parlor. But it happened right here in Wilmington. Full story...
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WPD mourns K9

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Wilmington Police said goodbye today to a decorated member of the department. WPD held a memorial service for Huck, one of its K-9s. Huck died last month after a sudden illness. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Police officer pepper sprays NHHS students

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A fight at New Hanover High School today ended with a police officer pepper spraying two students. Full story...
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SABLE flight finds fugitive

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Wilmington Police used their eye in the sky to catch a suspect. Full story...
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WPD: 2010 Wilmington Crime Statistics - Executive Summary

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The following is a summary of crime stats for last year... Full story...
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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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