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Archive for June, 2014

Man taken to hospital after being shot in the stomach by 2 suspects

Monday, June 30th, 2014

A man was taken to the hospital after being shot by two suspects in front of an apartment building at 1002 Grace Street shortly after midnight Sunday.

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Officers arrest man for marijuana during traffic stop

Monday, June 30th, 2014

Officers arrested a man after finding marijuana in his car during a traffic stop in the 600 block of Mercer Avenue Friday.

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Police looking for man wanted for stealing puppies

Monday, June 30th, 2014

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Police are searching for a man they say stole ten puppies from inside a Wilmington home before taking to Facebook to try selling the animals.

Wilmington Police say it happened early Sunday in the 100 block of Meares Street, where a woman said someone stole ten puppies from inside her home there. Officers say when she found a Facebook listing for puppies for sale, she made arrangements to meet the person to try buying her puppies back.

Police say when the woman spoke with the man who was selling the animals at the Wilmington Walmart, she noticed that they were still in the same bucket they were in when they were taken from her home. She was able to grab the puppies to take them back home with her, also taking a picture of the suspect, according to officers.

Wilmington Police have taken out warrants for the man, Michael Hines, 23, of Navassa. Police say he will be charged with both breaking and entering and larceny of a K-9.


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Police search for thief who stolen 10 puppies from victim’s home

Monday, June 30th, 2014

Officers with the Wilmington Police Department are searching for a puppy thief after someone broke into a home and stole ten puppies.

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Police investigating after man sitting outside apartments shot in stomach

Monday, June 30th, 2014

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Police are investigating after they say a man who was sitting outside a Wilmington apartment building was shot in the stomach.

Wilmington Police say it happened just before 12:30 a.m. Sunday in front of the apartments in the 1000 block of Grace Street. That’s where the man told police two men approached him while he was sitting on a brick wall before one of them pulled out a small handgun.

The victim told police when the suspect began shooting at him, he hit him in the side. WPD officers and CSI detectives searched the area, but were unable to track down any evidence or suspect information. Police say the man was taken to the hospital for his injuries, but is expected to be OK.


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