A Wilmington police officer living in Leland has been charged with assault.
According to Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office Detectives Capt. Gene Caison, James Rashad Eldridge, 32, of 8529 Glasgow Road NE, Leland, has been charged with assault on a female and three counts of contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.
Caison said the contributing to the delinquency of juvenile charges were issued because Eldridge allegedly assaulted his wife in front of three children. All three charges are misdemeanors.