Tag Archives: New Hanover

URGENT: Burn ban issued for 18 ENC counties including Onslow and surrounding areas

RALEIGH – Due to increased fire risk, the N.C. Forest Service has issued a ban on all open burning and canceled all burning permits for the following counties in Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bladen, Brunswick, Carteret, Columbus, Craven, Dare, Duplin, Hyde, Jones, Lenoir, New Hanover, Onslow, Pamlico, Pender, Pitt, Tyrrell and Washington. The burning ban went into effect at 5

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MISSING: 15-year-old Arli Hernandez reported missing Wednesday out of New Hanover

New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s help finding a missing teen. Sheriff’s office says Arli Noemi Bamaca Hernandez, age 15, was reported missing Wednesday, April 24th. She was last seen at 5140 Carolina Beach Road, according to NHSO. She is 5’4″ and weighs around 130 pounds. Arli has brown eyes and long brown hair. She was last seen wearing

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UPDATE: Catch & Release- Charges dismissed by the District Attorney where a Wilmington man was charged for abandoning a pet fish

The New Hanover District Attorney, Benjamin (Ben) David reportedly announced in a press release Tuesday that charges against a Wilmington man accused and charged with animal cruelty for abandoning his pet fish have been dismissed. DA David stated, “We take a very dim view of anyone who would abuse any creature great or small and appreciate the enforcement of the

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WPD: Two men arrested on robbery & assault of a homeless family and a couple

(WILMINGTON, NC –) Two Wilmington men are facing armed robbery, breaking and entering and assault charges for violent acts over the weekend. Witnesses say the men robbed a homeless family at the AmeriStay Inn on Market Street and then robbed a couple in the parking lot of the Golden Corral on New Centre Drive just before 7pm on Friday, the

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MISSING: Police are looking for a missing 21-year-old Wilmington woman

Wilmington police are looking for a missing woman who was reportedly last seen around 1am Friday, Feb. 15th on Carnation Ct. MISSING: Calquana Victoria Maynor Age: 21 Height: 5’3″ Weight: 115 pounds Eyes: Brown Hair: Black Other identifying characteristics: Tattoo of a ladybug on front thigh, tattoo of a heart on her hand. Contact WPD at 910.343.3609 or use Text

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UPDATED: #ARRESTED Wells Fargo and Circle K robbery suspect identified in Wilmington and Leland as the same man

UPDATE: Wilmington Police charged Elijah Muhammad McFarland, 35, with robbery with a dangerous weapon Friday morning. A WPD officer on patrol in the 700 block of Church Street recognized McFarland riding a bicycle in the area, confirmed he was the suspect and arrested him for his role in the robbery of the Wells Fargo on South College Street Thursday. McFarland

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