Police News

Traffic Alert - South Main Street 

Brinley’s Grading Service, the contractor working at the site of the Rite-Aid currently under construction at the intersection of South Main Street and Rogers Road, has again reduced South Main Street to one lane in each direction. Due to the... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 04/27/2016

Traffic Alert - Rogers Road 

Wake Electric has reduced a portion of Rogers Road in the vicinity of the Marshall Farm Street intersection to one lane with alternating traffic while crews work to energize the new traffic signal. Flaggers are in place to manage traffic flow and ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 04/27/2016

Police Requesting Public’s Assistance 

The Wake Forest Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying the individuals shown in the surveillance camera images below. The subjects are wanted for questioning in connection with a fraudulent purchase at the Wake Forest... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 04/27/2016

Fire Department to Conduct Controlled Burns April 28 & 29 

The Wake Forest Fire Department will conduct controlled burn exercises along the 1600 block of Mangum Avenue on Thursday and Friday, April 28-29. Both are scheduled from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. The controlled burn on April 28 will take place at 1612 ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 04/27/2016

Police Requesting Public’s Assistance 

The Wake Forest Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying the individual shown in the surveillance camera images below. The subject is wanted for questioning in connection with the passing of counterfeit currency in Wake... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 04/26/2016

Gas Leak Along Capital Boulevard 

Authorities have evacuated the Wake Forest Chili’s Grill & Bar, 11380 Capital Blvd., and the Red Robin, 11420 Capital Blvd., after a two-inch gas line was ruptured today during construction in the vicinity of the new Sam’s Club. Crews are... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 04/20/2016

Wake Forest Man Charged with Filing False Police Report About Armed Robbery 

A Wake Forest man who said he was robbed at knifepoint has been charged with filing a false police report. At approximately 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Wake Forest police responded to a reported armed robbery along the 500 block of South White... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 04/15/2016

Police Request Public's Assistance 

The Wake Forest Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying and locating the subjects shown in the surveillance camera images below. The individuals are wanted for questioning in connection with unauthorized credit card... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 04/15/2016

Police Investigating Alleged Armed Robbery 

The Wake Forest Police Department is investigating an alleged armed robbery that occurred last evening along South White Street. At approximately 6:30 p.m. police responded to a reported armed robbery along the 500 block of South White Street.... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 04/15/2016

"Obey the Sign or Pay the Fine" Campaign March 24 - April 3 

Speeding can be deadly. In its ongoing effort to make travel safer for everyone, the Governor’s Highway Safety Program kicked off its “Obey the Sign or Pay the Fine” campaign this week. Wake Forest police officers will be targeting and ticketing... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 03/23/2016
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All press releases are listed in the order in which they were released, starting with the most recent news.

Alert Police Officer Catches Car Thieves
August 9, 2012

Local Man Killed in Traffic Mishap
August 7, 2012

Golf Carts Not Allowed on Town Streets
July 31, 2012

Beware of Home Improvement Scam Artists
July 24, 2012

Police Request Public's Assistance
July 18, 2012

Police Request Public's Assistance
July 17, 2012

Make Plans to Attend the 2012 National Night Out
July 16, 2012

Police Request Public's Assistance
July 10, 2012

Most Fireworks Illegal in North Carolina
June 25, 2012

Lt. Graham & Lt. Danforth Complete Certificate Program at NC Justice Academy
June 25, 2012

Gurley Named CIT Officer of the Year
June 19, 2012

Police Raid Extensive Marijuana Growing Operation
June 9, 2012

Perry Gets Life in Prison for Daughter's Death
June 5, 2012

Wake Forest Police Department Unveils New Look
June 5, 2012

Police Department Seeks New K9 Training Sites
May 22, 2012

Police Arrest Ricky Arlen Timberlake
May 19, 2012

Police Investigating Suspicious Death
May 15, 2012

TRAFFIC ALERT - North Avenue
April 27, 2012

Wake Forest Police Sponsoring Fundraiser for Local Teen With Cancer
April 24, 2012

Charity Softball Tourney April 28
April 24, 2012

Beware of Phony Cops
April 13, 2012

No Fingerprinting Service April 5
April 4, 2012

Carnival for the Kids Begins April 10
April 2, 2012

Police Request Public's Assistance
April 2, 2012

Police Request Public's Assistance
March 23, 2012

Operation Medicine Drop March 24
March 5, 2012

Police Request Public's Assistance
February 8, 2012

Schedule Changes Announced for Police Department's Fingerprinting Service
February 7, 2012

Police Need Public's Help to Solve Hit & Run
January 23, 2012

Police Request Public's Assistance
December 14, 2011

Police Department Implements New Police-to-Citizen Website
December 9, 2011

Pedestrian Struck and Killed on Wait Avenue
December 8, 2011

Police Request Public's Assistance
December 2, 2011

TRAFFIC ALERT - Durham Road
November 21, 2011

Police Request Public's Assistance
November 21, 2011

Turkey Drive Drop-Off This Saturday
November 15, 2011

Law Enforcement Teamwork Helps Nab Robbery Suspects
November 10, 2011

Police Request Public's Assistance
November 1, 2011

Veterans Day Holiday Schedule
October 25, 2011

Police Department Accepting Donations for Shop with a Cop
October 24, 2011

Operation Medicine Drop Oct. 29
October 24, 2011

TRAFFIC ALERT - Oak Grove Church Road
October 21, 2011

TRAFFIC ALERT - Purnell Road
October 19, 2011

Police Department Turkey Drive Now Underway
October 18, 2011

Halloween Safety Tips
October 18, 2011

TRAFFIC ALERT - North White Street
October 4, 2011

Top 5 Finish for Police Department's Tactical Service Unit
October 4, 2011

TRAFFIC ALERT - Elm Avenue
September 20, 2011

Police Need Public's Help to Identify Larceny Suspect
September 16, 2011

Teams and Sponsors Sought for Police Department's Charity Golf Tournament
September 15, 2011

TRAFFIC ALERT - Friendship Chapel Road
September 6, 2011

Wake Forest Ready for Irene
August 25, 2011

Man Charged With Firing a Weapon in City Limits
August 10, 2011

Robbery Suspect Arrested
August 5, 2011

K9 Maverick Returns to Work
August 1, 2011

Wake Forest Police Make Synthetic Marijuana Arrest
July 27, 2011

Residents Encouraged to Report Litterbugs and Illegal Dumping
July 19, 2011

Register Now for 2011 National Night Out
July 18, 2011

Police Warn of Debit Card Fraud
June 28, 2011

Most Fireworks Illegal in North Carolina
June 27, 2011

Police Urge Residents to Always Lock Car Doors
June 21, 2011

Don't Fall for Phony Texts from Gateway Bank
June 9, 2011

Wake Forest Shooting Victim Dies
May 22, 2011

Wake Forest Police Arrest Shooting Suspect
May 22, 2011

Police Need Public's Help to Solve Hit and Run
May 12, 2011

Injured K9 Goes Home
April 15, 2011

Wake Forest Police Announce Child Safety Seat Checking Station
April 5, 2011

Operation Medicine Drop a Success in Wake Forest
March 29, 2011

Carnival for the Kids Begins March 29
March 28, 2011

Injured K9 May Go Home This Week
March 28, 2011

Police Capture Felony Suspect
March 26, 2011

Police Seek Public's Help Capturing Felony Suspect
March 25, 2011

Operation Medicine Drop March 26
March 7, 2011

Police Department Urges Compliance with Precious Metals Law
February 23, 2011

Police Ask for Help Identifying Suspects
February 2, 2011

Bank Robbery Suspect Captured
January 19, 2011