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Archive for September, 2013

Standoff ends after man surrenders to WPD

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wilmington Police say a standoff on French Road is over after a man threatening to kill himself surrendered to police.

WPD says it started aroun 9 a.m. and lasted about two hours with the Wilmington Police Department’s SWAT Unit and EMS standing by.

They evacuated at least home on the street.

The suspect’s wife, two children and a relative got out of the house safely. Neighbors say the man did not live at the home with them.

Police Negotiators convinced the man to put his weapon down and leave the home.

Police have taken the man to Cape Fear Memorial Hospital just a couple of blocks away for evaluation.

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16 players off Trask football team for not reporting fight

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

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Police on scene of standoff at home on French Road

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Police are on the scene of a standoff at a home at the end of French Road, which is near Wrightsville Avenue and the Cape Fear Hospital.

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Man accused of hiding in laundry room and punching woman charged

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

A Wilmington man faces charges after being accused of assaulting a hotel desk clerk and stealing her cell phone.

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Standoff on French Road ends with man’s surrender

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

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