Police News

Wintry weather postpones start of “Carnival for the Kids” until Wednesday 

Due to wintry weather and out of concern for public safety, the Wake Forest Police Department’s “Carnival for the Kids” will begin Wednesday, March 14, instead of today as originally scheduled. The event will continue through Sunday, March 18, in... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 03/13/2018

“Carnival for the Kids” starts Tuesday, continues through Sunday 

The Wake Forest Police Department will host the annual “Carnival for the Kids” Tuesday, March 13, through Sunday, March 18, in the parking lot of the Wake Forest Home Depot, 11915 Retail Dr. The Carnival for the Kids promises fun and... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 03/12/2018

Police Department reminds residents of Drug Drop-Off Box 

The Wake Forest Police Department recently marked the third anniversary of the installation of the 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 in... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 03/12/2018

Police Department to resume fingerprinting service March 15 

The Wake Forest Police Department (WFPD) will resume providing live scan fingerprinting service to the public on Thursday, March 15. The department suspended the service in January in order to upgrade its fingerprinting equipment. The Police... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 03/12/2018

Traffic Alert - Stadium Drive 

Drivers should expect periodic delays along Stadium Drive Monday, March 12, through Saturday, March 17, 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 periodically reduce to... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 03/09/2018

Police make arrest in Walgreens armed robbery 

Police have arrested a Raleigh man in connection with the Feb. 18 armed robbery that occurred at Walgreens, 3601 Rogers Road. Wake Forest Police identified Willie Flores, 7727 Averette Fields Dr., Raleigh, as the individual who robbed the... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 03/01/2018

Traffic Alert - South Main Street/US 1A 

The City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department (CORPUD) will close one lane along the 2200 block of South Main Street from 10 p.m. tonight, Feb. 28, through 6 a.m. tomorrow, March 1. The overnight lane closure is necessary to allow crews to... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 02/28/2018

Traffic Alert - North Avenue 

UPDATE: This project has been postponed indefinitely. Weather permitting, the Town of Wake Forest will close the portion of North Avenue from North Wingate Street to North Main Street Tuesday, March 6, through Friday, March 9, from 8:30... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 02/28/2018

Accident closes portion of Ligon Mill Road 

UPDATE: Ligon Mill Road re-opened around 12:30 a.m. The portion of Ligon Mill Road from Coach Lantern Avenue to Falconhurst Drive is closed due to an evening accident. At approximately 8:30 p.m. a vehicle traveling south along Ligon Mill Road ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 02/26/2018

Police investigating fatal traffic accident 

The Wake Forest Police Department is investigating a single-vehicle fatality that occurred Saturday evening, Feb. 24, at the intersection of Heritage Hills Way and Vodin Street. At 9:06 p.m. officers responded to the scene. Upon arrival, they... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 02/26/2018
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