Police News

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

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
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