Downtown Wilmington Community Watch

Downtown Wilmington Community Watch This page is a resource to address issues in the central business district. Including but not limited to property crimes, panhandling,& public consumption.

Heads up!
10/13/2020

Heads up!

Well we didn’t have a chance to chase them down the street but we got hit with a dine n dash couple around 3:00pm today. The Washington Football Team jersey should be easy to spot so be on the look out downtown peeps.

Why hasn’t the city stepped up to help a business that has been shuttered for almost seven months?! Last time I checked,...
10/07/2020
Not done yet, Pour House owner will continue fight to keep mural

Why hasn’t the city stepped up to help a business that has been shuttered for almost seven months?! Last time I checked, allowing restaurants to assemble tables and chairs up and down the sidewalk and out in the streets isn’t historical. Do they only care about restaurants and retail during these difficult times? Step up your game mayor Saffo and the rest of the funky bunch on city council or we will all vote you out the first chance we get.

Last month the City of Wilmington’s Historic Preservation Committee voted to deny a request that would have allowed a mural painted on the stairwell wall leading to a local bar, the Pour House, claiming the artwork was a violation of city code and is considered a sign.

Heads up folks. Stay far, far away from this place!
09/22/2020

Heads up folks. Stay far, far away from this place!

Heads up
09/04/2020

Heads up

This intruder broke into the Community Arts Center aka Hannah Block USO building in downtown Wilmington, NC on Saturday, August 22nd, 2020 at around 10:30 pm. If you recognize him please call 910-341-7860. He stole several items from the pottery studio

Heads up dt, this sex offender has been marching with BLM downtown. Edit- I’m hearing he has been banned from their move...
08/10/2020

Heads up dt, this sex offender has been marching with BLM downtown. Edit- I’m hearing he has been banned from their movement. Great job and good looking out.

Wilmington, NC Police Department
04/28/2020

Wilmington, NC Police Department

BOLO for this male suspect wanted for stealing a church van and approximately $350 in boots from a sports and outdoors store.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Wilmington Police Department at (910)-343-3609. Thank you.

Does anybody recognize this guy? Any dt bartenders serve him last night and know his name? Punched out the front window ...
02/24/2020

Does anybody recognize this guy? Any dt bartenders serve him last night and know his name? Punched out the front window of Barbary when they wouldn’t serve him.

Heads up! Trying to cop blow in bars! And shoplifting dt!
02/15/2020

Heads up! Trying to cop blow in bars! And shoplifting dt!

Did you know this is all happening on city owned property downtown? Day in and day out, this is what we see. What are we...
01/13/2020

Did you know this is all happening on city owned property downtown? Day in and day out, this is what we see. What are we paying taxes for? Why are we all in the CBD paying extra? WDI director Ed Wolverton? Mayor Saffo? Lt Bouchet? Anybody?

10/22/2019
City of Wilmington, NC Government

Yasss

Today, NC Governor Roy Cooper was at EUE/Screen Gems studios, signing an executive order to create a "Governor's Advisory Council on Film, Television and Digital Streaming" to be headed by Susi Hamilton, Secretary of the NC Dept of Natural and Cultural Resources. The new entity will advocate for the film and tv industry in NC. #ncfilm Governor Roy Cooper

Heads up, if anybody sees this individual anywhere after 7pm please post it here. He has a curfew. He is out of jail and...
06/13/2019

Heads up, if anybody sees this individual anywhere after 7pm please post it here. He has a curfew. He is out of jail and is an extremely dangerous sexual predator.

Wilmington Downtown, Inc. (WDI)
03/11/2019

Wilmington Downtown, Inc. (WDI)

The #DowntownWilmington #Ambassadors help people from all walks of life http://bit.ly/MSDblog96. Handing out #StreetSheets can help people in need to transition to a better life. #HaveAHeart #GiveSmart #WilmingtonNC

This is in our river adjacent to Marina Grill. Does this belong in our waterway? Looks to be construction debris...
02/20/2019

This is in our river adjacent to Marina Grill. Does this belong in our waterway? Looks to be construction debris...

Heads up! Has been seen downtown earlier this week
05/02/2018

Heads up! Has been seen downtown earlier this week

***UPDATE: SUSPECT IS IN LAW ENFORCEMENT CUSTODY IN CHARLESTON, SC***

FRANCIS CHRISTOPHER ZOBER
HALIFAX RD., WILMINGTON
W/M
34YOA
5'9" TALL
150LBS
BLUE EYES
BROWN HAIR

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION:
WHITE 2008 MERCURY MILAN
NC DAP-3088

CHARGES INCLUDE:

ASSAULT ON A FEMALE X 2
ATTEMPTED 2ND DEGREE FORCIBLE RAPE
SECOND DEGREE BURGLARY
INTIMIDATING A WITNESS
ASSAULT BY STRANGULATION X 2
SECOND DEGREE KIDNAPPING
ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION AS TO THE WHEREABOUTS OF FRANCIS CHRISTOPHER ZOBER SHOULD CONTACT DET. HORNE AT 910-713-6107 OR CALL 911.

Predator is on the loose downtown
12/01/2017

Predator is on the loose downtown

Anybody recognize this guy? Distinct puma shoes and Nike backpack. Reward!!!
11/14/2017

Anybody recognize this guy? Distinct puma shoes and Nike backpack. Reward!!!

Subtle voter suppression...
11/07/2017

Subtle voter suppression...

Get out and vote. Municipal elections are tues 11/7, you can vote early at the municipal building next to Ten Pin Alley ...
10/31/2017

Get out and vote. Municipal elections are tues 11/7, you can vote early at the municipal building next to Ten Pin Alley all this week. This guy doesn't deserve anymore votes

Heads up, got a drug sniffing individual going behind businesses to use.
09/12/2017

Heads up, got a drug sniffing individual going behind businesses to use.

Downtown Wilmington Community Watch's cover photo
09/10/2017

Downtown Wilmington Community Watch's cover photo

So this is the individual who was shot dt after brandishing a firearm in the middle of the afternoon. Seems like an extr...
09/09/2017

So this is the individual who was shot dt after brandishing a firearm in the middle of the afternoon. Seems like an extremely low bond for such an offense if you ask me...

Hey downtown... be on the lookout. Approached an 11 year old girl saying he wanted to hug and marry her... dangerous and...
09/04/2017

Hey downtown... be on the lookout. Approached an 11 year old girl saying he wanted to hug and marry her... dangerous and mentally unstable!!!! "I want little girls to sit on my lap like Santa Clause"... this man is disgusting but couldn't be arrested due to lack of proof... HEADS UP... this is happening now

07/17/2017
Amanda

Heads up

If any Bar gets a resume for a Kohl Webb, do not hire! He came into work drunk and tried to sell prescription drugs to an employee and then made threats to a few employees after he was fired!

This takes some real balls. CFPUA, amid a water quality controversy, wasted no time raising our rates. Wish they acted t...
06/14/2017
CFPUA Board approves rate hike - WWAY TV3

This takes some real balls. CFPUA, amid a water quality controversy, wasted no time raising our rates. Wish they acted this swiftly figuring out what's in our water...

The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority Board of Directors today approved its budget for the next fiscal year including a water rate hike.

05/03/2017

Urgent!!!! Share!!

Wilmington City Council has announced that Short Term Rental restrictions will move toward ordinance (see Wilmington.gov). What they're writing into law basically renders STRs non-viable and still doesn't reflect public input (reasonable regulations).

Though they've been disregarding of citizen perspective to this point, the only way we can now have a shot at shaping this ordinance is to get more involved.

We've heard from you that you've attended public input meetings, and you've signed the petitions, (to no avail), yet there are more crucial actions needed now in this final month if we want to keep STRs.

TONIGHT: Show up at planning commission meeting Wednesday May 3rd, 6:30 PM at 102 N. 3rd (in order to create pressure with our presence).

THIS WEEK: Call and leave voice mails for council members Anderson, Sheridan, Rivenbark and Mayor Saffo (O'Grady, Haynes and Lawler are driving STR elimination so no need to contact them) with the following possible thoughts:

A. "Severe restrictions are not what the public or the rest of the city wants (reflects special downtown interests)."

B) "STR ordinance should start with least restrictive (registration, occupancy tax collection and 3 violations limit). If that form isn't working, the ordinance can be amended."

C). "Many US cities are "rolling back" STR regulations. Don't waste tax payer dollars creating something that's so severe that they'll have to be undone later."

D) "We expect a reasonable and representative council and ordinance."

NEXT WEEK: We'll keep you posted. As council tries to get limits on STRs finalized by June 7th, it will take all of us taking action to keep STRs alive in ILM.

Purse thief is out and about downtown rt now
03/02/2017

Purse thief is out and about downtown rt now

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Person last seen riding it is named Vince Galbreith outside of the Husk. He claims he skated and left it sitting by a tree in the outdoor seating area. From what I've heard, could be stolen by him but no one knows if the Husk has cameras outside. He was skating down the sidewalk, I went inside for a drink, came out and him and my board were both gone. If anyone sees anything please reach out! It was a gift for my birthday and has a lot of sentimental value to me. TIA
Found dog downtown on 11th street.
Joshua Strand Post the dog here
This douchebag just dine and dashed on me at AB. Red beard. After watching the video he straight up runs with his backpack when I bring him the bill. Had a book bag full of disc golf gear.
Hey guys, can y’all take a second to read and share my story? Thank you ♥️
Trying to hurt local businesses with fb videos. They are downtown today and I plan on escorting them out immediately.
This is Shelly Wilkerson! Another Yankee implant who begs on our corners & even steals from the Salvation Army every Christmas. She & her 2 sons do nothing but pan handle & steal from those less fortunate. They have a car & a home but pretend otherwise
These bikes were stolen last night from a backyard on Orange and 4th. The purple one didn't have the basket attached. Blue one has orange and white tires, a messed up basket, and the initials JCF on the middle frame. Please keep your eyes out!
Heads up... He's been hanging out at the visitor center this past week.
Does anyone recognize this woman? Stole from our store, and multiple other downtown businesses this morning. Police have been notified . Otherwise keep an eye out
Someone got in my car last night and rifled thru my compartments and left behind all my values like my headphones and medicine, but they pulled out all my papers. I dont understand why someone would break into my car to just make a mess. Keep a look out, lovk your doors, and comment if something similar happened to you im very confused and worried.