Police News

Police Request Public's Assistance 

The Wake Forest Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying the subject shown in the surveillance camera image below. The individual is wanted for questioning in connection with an incident in May involving several fraudulent... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 06/18/2014

Police Warn Residents to Beware of Possible Scams 

Each year as temperatures start to rise so too do the number of reported scams in our area. The Wake Forest Police Department is reminding everyone to be aware of door-to-door scams and suspicious persons in their neighborhoods that may be... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 06/04/2014

Police Release Sketch of Sexual Assault Suspect 

The Wake Forest Police Department is releasing a composite sketch in an attempt to identify the man responsible for the May 26 sexual assault of a juvenile along a local nature trail. Late Monday afternoon police responded to a call of an alleged ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 05/29/2014

Police Stress Greenway Safety Following Reported Assault 

Wake Forest Police are urging greenway users to be cautious following a reported sexual assault involving a juvenile along a local nature trail. Yesterday at approximately 3:30 p.m., police responded to a call of an alleged sexual assault along... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 05/27/2014

Student Injured in School Bus Accident 

A 16-year-old Wake Forest High School student was taken to Wake Med as a precaution this afternoon after a car collided with a school bus. The accident happened at approximately 2:40 p.m. at the intersection of North Wingate Street and Stadium... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 05/21/2014

Dog Owner Faces Cruelty Charges 

A Franklinton woman was arrested and charged with animal cruelty earlier today after two dogs died in her vehicle. At approximately 11:30 a.m. Wake Forest police responded to a call concerning two dead dogs inside an unattended vehicle in the... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 05/14/2014

No Fingerprinting Service May 15 

The Wake Forest Police Department typically offers live scan fingerprinting to the general public on Thursdays from 2-4 p.m. Due to a scheduling conflict, the service will not be provided Thursday, May 15. The police department will resume... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 05/13/2014

Godfrey Elected NCAPE President 

The Wake Forest Police Department is pleased to announce that Corporal Lee Godfrey has been elected President of the North Carolina Association for Property and Evidence (NCAPE). Godfrey was elected during the NCAPE Spring Training Conference in... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 04/30/2014

Police Raid Nets Prostitution Arrest at Local Spa 

An investigation into alleged illegal activity at a local spa has resulted in two arrests and three charges.  Earlier today Wake Forest Police executed a search warrant at Bonnie Spa, 10421 Ligon Mill Road, after receiving several tips concerning... read more
 
04/24/2014

SafeWise Ranks Wake Forest Among Safest Cities in North Carolina 

Wake Forest is one of the safest cities in North Carolina, according to a study by home security company SafeWise.  SafeWise analyzed FBI crime data from 2012 to find the 50 safest cities in North Carolina and Wake Forest ranked 10th.  For every... read more
 
04/22/2014
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