Police News

Police Department discontinues Drug Drop-Off Box 

Effective immediately, the Wake Forest Police Department will no longer provide the drug collection unit or drop-off box at the Brooks Street Substation, 221 S. Brooks St. Officials made the decision to discontinue the drug collection unit due to ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 07/26/2018

Police investigating armed robbery 

UPDATE: Antonio Devonlee Diggs, 58 Cureton Dr., Youngsville, NC, has been arrested by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office for warrants obtained by the Wake Forest Police Department in connection with the armed robbery that occurred early Wednesday... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 07/25/2018

Police request public’s assistance in armed robbery 

The Wake Forest Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred early Sunday morning, July 22. At approximately 3:30 a.m., officers responded to a robbery call at the McDonald’s located at 1001 Forestville Road. A McDonald’s... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 07/23/2018

Accident snarls traffic along Capital Boulevard/US 1 

The investigation into this incident is ongoing. Anyone who witnessed the accident is urged to call the Wake Forest Police Department at 919-554-6150. The information below was distributed Friday, July 20, at 7:39 pm The driver of the white... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 07/20/2018

Traffic Alert - South Main Street/US 1A 

UPDATE: This project has been rescheduled until the week of July 30 due to the threat of inclement weather. Drivers should expect delays along the 500 block of South Main Street/US 1A Monday-Friday, July 23-27, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. each... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 07/19/2018

Police request public’s assistance locating Sanford Creek Greenway vandals 

The Wake Forest Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating the person or persons who used spray paint to deface trails and signage along the Sanford Creek Greenway. On Sunday morning, July 15, a greenway user reported the... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 07/16/2018

Traffic Alert - Stadium Drive 

Drivers should expect delays along Stadium Drive through Monday, July 30, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. Fred Smith Co., a private contractor working on behalf of the Town of Wake Forest, will alter normal traffic patterns along the portion of... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 07/16/2018

Traffic Alert - West Oak Avenue 

The Town of Wake Forest will close the eastbound lane of West Oak Avenue from Harris Road to North Wingate Street on Tuesday, July 17, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. The temporary closure is necessary to allow crews to recut the ditches to improve drainage and... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 07/16/2018

Police reveal top three high-risk intersections in Wake Forest 

The Wake Forest Police Department recently announced the top three high-risk intersections in Wake Forest based on the number of accidents that occurred in these areas during the 2017-18 fiscal year: Capital Boulevard (US 1)/Agora... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 07/10/2018

DWI Checking Station results in several arrests and charges 

Between 11 p.m. yesterday (July 5) and 2 a.m. today (July 6), the Wake Forest Police Department (WFPD) simultaneously conducted a multi-agency DWI checking station in the area of Capital Boulevard/US1 and Burlington Mills Road. In addition to... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 07/06/2018
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