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Wake Forest Police Chief Announces Promotions 

Posted by Bill Crabtree 09/17/2014
Wake Forest Police Chief Jeffrey M. Leonard is pleased to announce the promotion of Corporal Lee Godfrey to the rank of Sergeant and Officer Andrew Albert to the rank of Corporal. Sergeant Godfrey and Corporal Albert were honored for their... read more
 

Arrests Made in Thornrose Way Burglary 

Posted by Bill Crabtree 09/15/2014
Police have arrested three Franklinton residents in connection with a Sunday morning burglary along Thornrose Way. Ollin Lee Estes, Jr., 1672 Morris Road, Franklinton, has been charged with one count of first degree burglary. Daniel Todd Williams ... read more
 

Businesses Allowed to Reopen Along Durham Road 

Posted by Bill Crabtree 09/10/2014
Several businesses along Durham Road/NC 98 are being allowed to reopen after authorities determined an old fuel spill poses no threat to public safety. At approximately 2 p.m. officials from the Wake Forest Police and Fire Departments and the NC... read more
 

Possible Fuel Spill Closes Businesses Along Durham Road 

Posted by Bill Crabtree 09/10/2014
Authorities have closed several businesses along Durham Road/NC 98 following the discovery of a possible fuel spill. Affected businesses include Zaxby’s, 995 Durham Road; Waffle House, 1051 Durham Road; Rose Mart, 942 Durham Road; Dunkin’ Donuts, ... read more
 

Police Request Public's Assistance 

Posted by Bill Crabtree 09/08/2014
The Wake Forest Police Department is requesting public assistance as it works to identify and arrest the individuals responsible for an armed robbery along the 200 block of Stone Monument Drive on Sunday evening, Sept. 7, at approximately 10... read more
 

Police Request Public's Assistance 

Posted by Bill Crabtree 08/29/2014
The Wake Forest Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying the subjects shown in the surveillance camera images below. The individuals are wanted for questioning in connection with the theft of several backpacks from the Wake... read more
 

Wake Forest Town Staff, Police & Fire Personnel Set to Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge 

Posted by Bill Crabtree 08/27/2014
Wake Forest Town Manager Mark Williams and several other town staff will join Police Chief Jeff Leonard and members of the Wake Forest Police and Fire Departments later today to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The event will get underway... read more
 

Police (Again) Urge Residents to Lock Unoccupied Vehicles 

Posted by Bill Crabtree 08/26/2014
The Wake Forest Police Department is again asking for the community’s help reducing motor vehicle break-ins. The police department regularly receives reports of larceny involving unlocked vehicles. You can significantly reduce your chances of... read more
 

Teams & Sponsors Sought for Police Department's Annual Charity Golf Tournament 

Posted by Bill Crabtree 08/26/2014
The Wake Forest Police Department is inviting area amateur golfers to participate in the 19th annual Tournament for the Kids on Monday, Oct. 6. The event kicks off with a shotgun start at noon at Brevofield Golf Links, 13601 Camp Kanata Road, Wake... read more
 

School's in Session - Obey Traffic Laws 

Posted by Bill Crabtree 08/26/2014
School is back in session so the Wake Forest Police Department is reminding motorists to practice safe school zone driving practices and be aware of cyclists, pedestrians and buses. Officials say drivers should pay attention when driving on all... read more
 
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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