Police News

Report of suspicious activity helps Police nab local man wanted for series of crimes 

Wake Forest Police have arrested a local man wanted in connection with several crimes thanks to a resident who reported witnessing suspicious activity. Just before 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 5, officers responded to a reported breaking and entering ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 07/06/2018

Traffic Alert – Wait Avenue/NC 98 

Motorists should expect delays along the 1700 block of Wait Avenue/NC 98 Friday, June 29, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Duke Lazzara, a contractor working on Tryon 4 and 5, will reduce to one lane with alternating two-way traffic a portion of Wait Avenue... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 06/27/2018

Traffic Alert - Dr. Calvin Jones Highway/NC 98 Bypass 

Drivers should expect delays along westbound Dr. Calvin Jones Highway/NC 98 Bypass today through Monday, July 16, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wellons Construction, a contractor working at the future site of Siena Phase 2, will reduce the westbound portion ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 06/25/2018

Traffic Alert - North Main Street 

Skillin Tree Care, a contractor working on behalf of the Town of Wake Forest, will close the portion of North Main Street from West Pine Avenue to Juniper Avenue on Thursday, June 28, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The temporary closure is necessary to allow... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 06/25/2018

Police again urge residents to lock unoccupied vehicles 

As the weather turns warmer, the number of vehicle break-ins is once again on the increase in our area. In recent weeks, thieves have again engaged in what is known as “car-hopping.” Car-hopping occurs when criminals roam neighborhoods at night,... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 06/19/2018

Golf carts not allowed on town streets 

The Wake Forest Police Department is reminding youth and adult residents that the operation of golf carts on Wake Forest roadways is strictly prohibited. The prohibition includes public streets within town neighborhoods and subdivisions. North... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 06/19/2018

Gas leak closes portion of South Main Street/US 1A 

UPDATE: The gas leak along the 700 block of South Main Street/US 1A has been capped. All roads have reopened. However, the portion of South Main Street/US 1A from East Holding Avenue to West Holding Avenue has been reduced to one lane with... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 06/12/2018

Traffic Alert - South Main Street/US 1A 

Drivers should expect delays along South Main Street/US 1A, from East Holding Avenue to West Holding Avenue, today through Friday, June 15, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. each day. Town crews are reducing this portion of South Main/US 1A to one lane with... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 06/11/2018

Traffic Alert - Stadium Drive 

Drivers should expect delays along Stadium Drive Monday, June 12, through Tuesday, June 26, 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... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 06/08/2018

Silver Alert issued for Wake Forest man 

A Silver Alert has been issued for George Keener Cole, whose photo is shown. Cole, age 63, was last seen Friday, June 1, at approximately 1 pm. driving a white Honda Accord with an unknown Tennessee license plate along Colt Drive in Wake... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 06/05/2018
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