Police News

Police Urge Residents to Beware of Suspicious Persons 

The Wake Forest Police Department is urging residents to be on the lookout for suspicious persons approaching young children in area neighborhoods. In recent days the police department has received reports of two individuals in a gray or silver... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 12/28/2014

Police Request Public's Assistance Locating Missing Person 

The Wake Forest Police Department is requesting the public's help in locating Martha Whittington Adams, whose photo is shown. Adams, age 70, was last seen Friday evening at approximately 7 p.m. at 1739 Main Divide Dr., Wake Forest. She was... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 12/27/2014

Police Investigating Armed Robbery 

The Wake Forest Police Department is investigating an armed robbery along the 1100 block of Cimarron Parkway that occurred on Tuesday, Dec. 23, at approximately 11 p.m. The incident is the latest in a series of violent home invasions targeting Asian ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 12/24/2014

Police Department Suspends Fingerprinting Service Until Jan. 8 

The Wake Forest Police Department typically offers live scan fingerprinting to the general public on Thursdays from 2-4 p.m. Due to Shop with a Cop on Dec. 18, followed in successive weeks by the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, the department... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 12/17/2014

Police Offer Tips to Avoid Holiday Package Thefts 

The Wake Forest Police Department is warning homeowners to be vigilant when they have parcels delivered to their homes after a local resident reported having two packages stolen from her front porch. Police say thieves often follow courier trucks ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 12/15/2014

Wake Forest Police Department Installs Drug Drop-Off Box 

The Wake Forest Police Department recently installed a drug collection unit or drop-off box at the Brooks Street Substation, 221 S. Brooks St. The police department received the free drop-off unit through a grant from CVS/pharmacy’s Medication... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 12/08/2014

Police Make Additional Arrests in Fatal Stabbing 

Wake Forest Police have arrested three more suspects in connection with the Nov. 22 fatal stabbing of Edgar Hardison. Warrants were obtained charging each of the following with murder: Leondra Montel Perry-Yarborough, age 17; 38 Midnight... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 12/03/2014

Police Make Arrest in Fatal Stabbing 

Wake Forest Police have arrested and charged Jonte Tyvon Wall, 19, with first degree murder in connection with the fatal stabbing of Edgar Hardison. Wall was taken into custody without incident this afternoon. At approximately 12:30 a.m. on Nov.... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 12/02/2014

Beware of Water & Sewer Billing Scam 

Three hotels in the Raleigh area have recently received bogus phone calls from persons impersonating City of Raleigh Utility Billing employees. The callers claiming to be from the City of Raleigh tell intended victims their utility bill payment is... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 11/26/2014

Traffic Alert - Durham Road 

Durham Road/NC 98 from Tyler Run Drive to South Wingate Street is closed following an afternoon accident. Just after noon a pickup truck traveling in the westbound lane of Durham Road veered off the road before striking and breaking a utility... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 11/26/2014
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