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Archive for April, 2013

Police dog bites suspect’s face during arrest

Friday, April 26th, 2013

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A 16-year-old is in jail after Wilmington Police say he broke into a store and was bitten by a police dog.

When officers responded to an alarm at Buffaloes grocery store at 4924 Wrightsville Ave. around 12:45 they say they saw three people running from the store. Despite officers yelling commands to them to stop, they kept running into the woods.

The SABLE helicopter directed a K-9 unit to one of the suspects, who police say was hiding under a bush in the woods behind the business. K-9 Arko bit 16-year-old Guthrie William Sharkey in the face area during his arrest for breaking and entering, hinder and delay and larceny.

After police took Sharkey to the hospital for treatment, they booked him into the New Hanover County Jail under a $10,000.

WPD detectives continue to investigate.

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Pender County Judge to receive special honor for book on county history

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Pender County native Gary Traywick is a Special Superior Court Judge for North Carolina. Next week, he will be on the bench in Ashe County, and that will make him only the seventh Superior Court Judge in the state to hold court in all of North Carolina's 100 counties

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Wilmington woman shoots at man

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Woman said man was attempting to break into her home

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SABLE leads K-9 unit to suspect in early morning breaking & entering

Friday, April 26th, 2013

SABLE guided a K-9 unit from the Wilmington Police Department to a suspect accused of breaking and entering a convenience store on Wrightsville Avenue overnight.

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Local store employees honored Friday after helping police capture suspect

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Employees of a local business will be honored Friday afternoon after helping police recover stolen property and assisting in the arrest of the suspect who was charged with the crime.

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