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Police Department Suspends Fingerprinting Service Until Jan. 8 

Posted by Bill Crabtree 12/17/2014
The Wake Forest Police Department typically offers live scan fingerprinting to the general public on Thursdays from 2-4 p.m. Due to Shop with a Cop on Dec. 18, followed in successive weeks by the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, the department... read more
 

Police Offer Tips to Avoid Holiday Package Thefts 

Posted by Bill Crabtree 12/15/2014
The Wake Forest Police Department is warning homeowners to be vigilant when they have parcels delivered to their homes after a local resident reported having two packages stolen from her front porch. Police say thieves often follow courier trucks ... read more
 

Wake Forest Police Department Installs Drug Drop-Off Box 

Posted by Bill Crabtree 12/08/2014
The Wake Forest Police Department recently installed a drug collection unit or drop-off box at the Brooks Street Substation, 221 S. Brooks St. The police department received the free drop-off unit through a grant from CVS/pharmacy’s Medication... read more
 

Police Make Additional Arrests in Fatal Stabbing 

Posted by Bill Crabtree 12/03/2014
Wake Forest Police have arrested three more suspects in connection with the Nov. 22 fatal stabbing of Edgar Hardison. Warrants were obtained charging each of the following with murder: Leondra Montel Perry-Yarborough, age 17; 38 Midnight... read more
 

Police Make Arrest in Fatal Stabbing 

Posted by Bill Crabtree 12/02/2014
Wake Forest Police have arrested and charged Jonte Tyvon Wall, 19, with first degree murder in connection with the fatal stabbing of Edgar Hardison. Wall was taken into custody without incident this afternoon. At approximately 12:30 a.m. on Nov.... read more
 

Beware of Water & Sewer Billing Scam 

Posted by Bill Crabtree 11/26/2014
Three hotels in the Raleigh area have recently received bogus phone calls from persons impersonating City of Raleigh Utility Billing employees. The callers claiming to be from the City of Raleigh tell intended victims their utility bill payment is... read more
 

Traffic Alert - Durham Road 

Posted by Bill Crabtree 11/26/2014
Durham Road/NC 98 from Tyler Run Drive to South Wingate Street is closed following an afternoon accident. Just after noon a pickup truck traveling in the westbound lane of Durham Road veered off the road before striking and breaking a utility... read more
 

Beware of Phone Scams by IRS Impersonators 

Posted by Bill Crabtree 11/26/2014
The Wake Forest Police Department has received reports in recent days of attempted fraud committed by persons impersonating IRS investigators. Callers claiming to be from the IRS tell intended victims they owe taxes and must pay using a pre-paid... read more
 

Police Department Gives Away Over 700 Turkeys 

Posted by Bill Crabtree 11/24/2014
The Wake Forest Police Department concluded its Eighth Annual Turkey Drive earlier today by distributing 725 turkeys to area families at the Wake Forest Community House. The turkeys went fast during the first-come, first-served event scheduled to ... read more
 

Wake Forest Police K9 Kyra Retires 

Posted by Bill Crabtree 11/24/2014
Wake Forest Police Department K9 Kyra retired Thursday, Nov. 13, after seven years of dedicated service. Kyra, a Dutch Shepherd, was not quite two years old when she joined the police force in 2007. Her human partner throughout her career was... 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