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Wilmington Police Department

Police: Duo robbed man at gunpoint in apartment parking lot

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video Police are searching for a couple of men they say robbed a man at gunpoint early this morning while he was sitting in a car in a Wilmington apartment complex. Full story...
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Hotel worker robbed at knifepoint

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Wilmington Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Jameson Inn on Dunlea Court. WPD Lt. Michael Fanta says a little after 2 a.m. Saturday a suspect entered the hotel with a knife and demanded money from an employee. Full story...
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Raid on Wilmington club results in several charges

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videoAn early morning raid by Wilmington Police and ALE resulted in 20 people detained, and two people with numerous charged. Full story...
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Police say pepper spray used in two robberies

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videoWilmington Police officers are looking for suspects they say used pepper spray in two separate robberies early Saturday morning. Full story...
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Lunchtime shooting near Houston Moore complex

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videoPolice are on the scene of a report of a man shot several times in the area of 12th and Greenfield streets, according to law enforcement officials. The shooting occurred at 12:16 p.m., and the victim has been taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center, according to a news release from the Wilmington Police Department. Full story...
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Police cite cyclist hit by car

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videoWilmington Police have cited a bicyclist hit by a car this afternoon in front of New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Full story...
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WPD: Felon caught with semi-automatic pistol, drugs

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A felon is back in jail after Wilmington Police arrested him for a series of charges after they say he ran from them early this morning. Full story...
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UPDATE: Police arrest four following shots fired, car chase

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videoReports of shots fired from inside a vehicle sparks a short car chase with police, and ends in several arrests. It all started just after 10:30 last night in the 4400 block of Wrightsville Avenue when police say a concerned citizen reported someone firing shots out of a burgundy car with at least three passengers inside. Full story...
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Driver charged after hitting unmanned taxi cab on MLK Pkwy

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A driver who hit an unoccupied taxi cab on a major Wilmington road early Monday morning now faces charges for the crash. Full story...
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Police investigate shots fired

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videoPolice are investigating shots fired into a Wilmington home Friday night. According to Sgt. Curtis Stansbury of the Wilmington Police Department, officers responded to a domestic dispute call on the 400 block of Mosley Street around midnight Friday. Full story...
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WPD officers reach out to needy kids through Santa Cop

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videoWilmington Police officers showed less fortunate kids a very merry Christmas during the department's 22nd Annual Santa Cop this morning. Full story...
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UPDATE: Driver charged with death by motor vehicle, DWI in deadly crash

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A man who was driving during a crash that killed his passenger and hurt several others last night now faces charges for his death, among others. They say the front-seat passenger in the Jeep, John A. Jackson Jr., 53, of Wilmington, was killed as a result of his injuries from the crash. Full story...
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StarNews: FBI opens probe into police K-9 attack

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videoThe FBI is investigating a Wilmington Police Department K-9 officer's decision to send his dog through an open car window when the suspect appeared to surrender at the end of a lengthy chase, a spokeswoman confirmed Thursday. Full story...
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Wilmington Police need your help identifying a suspect

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videoThe Wilmington Police Department needs your help identifying the man in the red shirt and the baseball cap in the photo. Full story...
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Woman charged in hit and run that injured cyclist

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A Wilmington woman has been charged after a car crash last night seriously injured a bicyclist. Full story...
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