Sheriff Ed McMahon

Welcome to the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office

The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is the principal law enforcement agency of New Hanover County, providing service to over 200,000 people within 185 square miles. The Sheriff’s Office patrols the county, investigates crimes, apprehends criminals, and provides custody or control for arrested defendants, both pre-trial and sentenced. The Sheriff is responsible for courtroom security, service of civil process, transportation of prisoners and mentally unstable individuals, and service of criminal papers.

Mission Statement

To serve and protect the citizens of New Hanover County with integrity and enforce the laws of North Carolina and the United States of America.

Thursday, June 14th, 2018 at 11:58am
Missing NHC Teen
Missing Person
Name: Amaya Lopez
Age: 16
5’3”
130 lbs
Build: Average
Eye color: Dark Brown
Hair color/Length: Dark Brown / Shoulder Length
Race: Asian and Hispanic
Date missing: 6-12-18
Location last seen: 134 Candlewood Dr. https://t.co/1WWBuRx5td
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Sheriff's Office: 3950 Juvenile Center Road • Castle Hayne, NC 28429 • Phone 910-798-4200 • Fax 910-798-4212