The Evidence/ Property Unit is part of the Support Services Division. The mission is to receive, log, and safeguard all property whether it is criminal evidence or found property which is obtained by the Wilmington Police Department. Items are entered into a database and bar coded. Property and evidence is either retained or destroyed on a quarterly basis. Other found property is disposed by PropertyRoom.com
which sells the items at an auction.
Q. Who do I call if I have property either lost or stolen?
A. Call the Wilmington Police Dept. at 910-343-3600.
Q. How do I claim lost or stolen property?
A. Bring a picture ID (DL) and some proof of ownership to the evidence and property pick up area of police headquarters on Bess Street. Always call first to see if it can be released.
Q. How do I find out what property is for public auction?