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Leland Police Department makes arrest in fatal crash

LELAND — Officers with the Leland Police Department made an arrest on Nov. 15 in connection with a...

Leland police upgrade to CrimeMapping tool for residents to track nearby crime

Leland Police Department uses CrimeMapping so users can enter their address in Leland and suss out criminal activity that has been...

Local law enforcement slightly upping the usage of aviation unit each year

In 2020 the SABLE aviation unit flew a total of 264 hours, a slight increase from the previous year. (Port City...

Leland Police officer runs vehicle into a ditch while responding to a robbery call

A Leland Police officer ran his vehicle into a ditch outside of Stoney Creek while responding to a robbery call...
As Leland's population grows, so has its tax rate. The town will consider raising its tax rate from 21 cents to 25 cents this upcoming fiscal year. (Port City Daily/File photo)

Leland names Deputy Chief Brad Shirley as new Police Chief

The Town of Leland will appoint a new Police Chief in February. (Port City Daily photo/File) LELAND ---...

Retiring Leland Police Chief Mike James reflects on 37 years of service

Leland Police Chief Mike James at the town's first Battle of the Badges Blood Drive Tuesday, an event he wanted to...
Missing Leland teenager Emily Jean Tucker, 16. (Port City Daily photo/Courtesy Leland Police Department)

Leland police searching for missing teen last seen near Mill Creek Loop area

WILMINGTON --- Leland Police have received a report for a missing teenager, 16-year-old Emily Jean Tucker, who was last seen at a residence near...
Troy Lee Benson. (Port City Daily photo/Courtesy Brunswick County Sheriffs Office)

Leland man charged with manslaughter for December alcohol poisoning death of 18-year-old

LELAND --- Woodford Road resident Troy Lee Benson, 48, has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of 18-year-old Katelyn Lea Barnes. According to a...

Help Leland’s Six Happiness restaurant identify woman who apparently stole tip jar

LELAND --- A woman appears to have pocketed Six Happiness' entire tip jar, according to a video recording pulled by the Asian restaurant Friday. The woman...
The suspect pictured entering into Leland's Buy N Go convenience store in late November. (Port City Daily photo/Courtesy Leland Police Department)

Leland Police looking for alleged Buy-N-Go robber

LELAND --- Leland police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying a suspect, pictured above, who allegedly robbed a Buy-N-Go located on Ploof...