Police News

NCDOT announces overnight lane closures along South Main Street/US 1A beginning Sept. 24 

Beginning Sunday, Sept. 24, at 6 p.m., S.T. Wooten Corp., a contractor working on behalf of the NC Department of Transportation (NCDOT), will initiate a series of overnight lane closures along the 2100 block of South Main Street/US 1A. Starting... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 09/22/2017

Residents Invited to “Coffee with a Cop” on Oct. 4 

The Wake Forest Police Department will celebrate “National Coffee with a Cop Day,” on Wednesday, Oct. 4, from 7:30-10:30 a.m. by hosting “Coffee with a Cop” at the Wake Forest Starbucks, 2815 Rogers Road. “Coffee with a Cop” provides a unique... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 09/19/2017

Police Request Public’s Assistance Locating Missing Person 

UPDATE: Neal William Newhouse, who was reported missing earlier today, has been located in Raleigh, and he is safe. The Wake Forest Police Department is requesting the public’s help locating Neal William Newhouse, whose photo is... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 09/16/2017

Police Department Turkey Drive is Underway 

The Wake Forest Police Department is now accepting monetary donations through Saturday, Nov. 18, as part of its 11th Annual Turkey Drive. This year the police department is making it easier than ever for area residents to support this worthy... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 09/11/2017

National Night Out Oct. 2 

The Wake Forest Police Department (WFPD) is encouraging area residents, neighborhood groups and homeowners’ associations to show their support for police-community crime prevention partnerships by attending this year’s National Night Out (NNO) on... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 09/11/2017

Town works to enhance safety of Stadium Drive/Rock Spring Road intersection 

Two days after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle while crossing Stadium Drive near Rock Spring Road, the Town of Wake Forest has taken a number of steps towards making the busy intersection safer for both pedestrians and motorists. On... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 09/08/2017

Pedestrian struck along Stadium Drive 

At approximately 7 a.m. Wake Forest Police were dispatched to the intersection of Stadium Drive and Rock Spring Road where a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle. According to several witnesses, Georgia Layryn Prosser was walking within the... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 09/06/2017

Burlington Mills Road entrance to Bratt Avenue set to close Sept. 13 

UPDATE: Due to the threat of inclement weather, the contractor has postponed the closure of Bratt Avenue until Wednesday, Sept. 13, at 9 a.m. The information below has been edited to reflect the new schedule. Beginning at 9 a.m. Monday,... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 09/01/2017

Wake Forest Police asking for donations to assist Houston Police and their families 

The Wake Forest Police Department is partnering with the Roxboro Police Department to collect items for Houston police officers and their families in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Starting now, items can be dropped off during normal store... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 09/01/2017

Wake Forest Police make arrest in June vehicle break-ins 

The Wake Forest Police Department has arrested a Wake Forest teen in connection with a series of vehicle break-ins that occurred in mid-June. On Tuesday, police arrested and charged Hudson Luke Wells, 516 Clifton Blue St., for two counts of... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 08/31/2017
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