Police News

Wake Forest ranked among safest cities in NC 

Safety is something most people look for when choosing where to live in and residents of Wake Forest may be in one of the safest areas in North Carolina, according to a new study. The Town of Wake Forest was named the fifth-safest city in North... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 12/11/2017

Traffic Alert – Forestville Road 

Crews from Terrahawk LLC will reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic a portion of the 1100 block of Forestville Road (in the vicinity of Heritage High School) Monday, Dec. 11, through Friday, Dec. 15, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 12/08/2017

Police training exercise scheduled today along Forestville Road 

The Wake Forest Police Department will conduct a routine tactical training exercise today (Dec. 5) along the 1100 block of Forestville Road, in the vicinity of Heritage High School. The exercise will begin at 9:30 a.m. and conclude... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 12/05/2017

Police apprehend Franklinton man who fled during traffic stop 

A Franklinton man is in custody following a morning pursuit involving several local law enforcement agencies. At approximately 8:30 a.m., Wake Forest Police initiated a traffic stop along NC 98 near Falls of Neuse Road, for Michael Anthony Allen, ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 12/04/2017

Traffic Alert - South Franklin Street 

Drivers should expect delays along the 600 block of South Franklin Street, between Elm Avenue and Holding Avenue, today, Dec. 4, through Friday, Dec. 8, from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. each day. Wynn Site Development, a contractor working at the future... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 12/04/2017

Traffic Alert - Retail Drive 

Drivers should expect delays along the 11000 block of Retail Drive, in the vicinity of Chick-fil-A, today and tomorrow, Nov. 28-29, from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. each day. Brinley’s Grading, a contractor working at the site of 981 Crossing, will reduce a... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 11/28/2017

Still time to donate to Shop with a Cop 

The Wake Forest Police Department is accepting donations from area residents and businesses for the 19th Annual Shop with a Cop through Friday, Dec. 15. To donate online via PayPal, visit www.wakeforestnc.gov/donate-to-shop-with-a-cop.aspx.... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 11/28/2017

Police offer tips to avoid holiday package thefts 

The Wake Forest Police Department is warning area residents to be vigilant when they have parcels delivered to their homes. Police say thieves often follow courier trucks and immediately steal items after they are dropped off, so it’s important not... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 11/27/2017

Area residents urged to guard against fraud 

The Wake Forest Police Department is urging area residents to guard against becoming the victim of fraud following a number of recently reported phone scams. In these incidents, potential victims receive phone calls from scammers alleging they... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 11/21/2017

Joyner Park namesake offers reward in vandalism incident 

Wake Forest officials announced today that E. Carroll Joyner, the namesake of the popular Town park, is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for vandalizing the park last... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 11/20/2017
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