Wilmington City Council appoints interim police chief

Wilmington City Council appoints interim police chief
City Council approves resolution naming Asst. Chief Donny Williams Interim Police Chief. (Source: WPD)

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) -Wilmington City Council leaders have approved a resolution naming the new Interim Police Chief.

City council unanimously appointed Assistant Police Chief Donny Williams as interim chief.

Williams is a Wilmington native who has served with the police department for 29 years.

He will be replacing retiring Police Chief Ralph Evangelous.

Williams will take over on February 1.

No word yet on when a final decision will be made to select a new police chief.

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