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Wilmington Police investigating shooting near Target

Police say they are currently investigating a shooting on Hunters Trail near the Hunters Crossing Apartment complex in Wilmington.
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Wilmington City Council discusses COVID-19 budget impacts, drones for WPD

Besides discussing the coronavirus' impacts on the City of Wilmington's budget and extending the state of emergency through Friday, Wilmington City Council also heard from Interim Police Chief Donny Williams at a meeting Tuesday night, who requested coronavirus grant funds to purchase drones.
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Meet the new Wilmington Police unit hitting the streets to enforce Gov. Cooper’s Stay...

A new Wilmington Police unit is officially on patrol to make sure everyone is following Governor Roy Cooper's order to stay at home.
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Rachel Freeman Elementary comes together with WPD for teacher parade

It's another day of home schooling for kids, and another day full of teacher parades across the Cape Fear. This time the school had a little help from local law enforcement. 

Three charged after fatal motorcycle crash in Wilmington

Three motorcyclists were charged after a fatal crash left one person dead.
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Victims of crime allowed to decline prosecution if they sign special form

Did you know crime victims in Wilmington can officially opt out of cooperating with an investigation? It happens more than you might think and it is frustrating to police.
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Meet Donny Williams: interim police chief for WPD

When Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous retires at the end of the month, a familiar face will head up the department.

Early morning shooting on Chestnut St. leaves one injured

Wilmington police are investigating after a shooting took place during the early morning hours on Saturday.
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10 shootings in two weeks: WPD ramps up patrols

Officers have investigated 10 shootings in the City of Wilmington in just the past two weeks. Now Wilmington Police are taking their case to the public.

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