Police News

***UPDATE - All lanes along Capital Boulevard/US 1 have reopened.

The information below was distributed today at 10:35 a.m.:

At 9 a.m. Wake Forest Police responded to a call of a crash involving a Wake County school bus and another vehicle along Capital Boulevard/US 1 at...Read more

05/26/2022

Weather permitting, Stelmock Construction LLC, a contractor working on the Gateway Commons Office Building, will reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic the portion of Friendship Chapel Road from Gateway Commons Circle to Jones Dairy Road Wednesday, May 25, from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. The...Read more

05/24/2022

Carly Simonton joined the Wake Forest Police Department (WFPD) in December as its first Victim Advocate.

In this role, she will assist victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and other crimes. She will also provide support, referrals, and other information related to the crime...Read more

05/24/2022

Weather permitting, Brinley’s Grading Service, Inc., a contractor working on the future Radford Glen subdivision, will reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic the portion of Wait Avenue/NC 98 from Mackie Park Drive to Shenandoah Farm Road Monday-Friday, May 23-27, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m...Read more

05/23/2022

UPDATE - Wake Forest Police detectives have identified two juveniles responsible for motor vehicle break-ins that occurred May 15-19 in the Bowling Green subdivision.

Juvenile petitions will be sought for both juveniles in connection with these crimes.

The Wake Forest Police...Read more

05/21/2022

The person responsible for today’s shooting has been taken into custody. Both the male suspect and male victim are under age 18, so no additional information will be released.

The following information was distributed today at 5 p.m.:

Wake Forest Police are investigating an...Read more

05/19/2022

Brinley’s Grading Service, Inc., a contractor working on the future Radford Glen subdivision, will reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic the portion of Wait Avenue/NC 98 from Mackie Park Drive to Shenandoah Farm Road Thursday, May 19, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The lane closure is...Read more

05/17/2022

Raleigh Water will close a portion of the 200 block of South White Street from East Owen Avenue to East Jones Avenue from 8 p.m. Sunday, May 22, through approximately 5:30 a.m. Monday, May 23. The overnight closure is necessary to allow crews to perform a service renewal. Water and sewer service...Read more

05/16/2022

Wake Forest Police have arrested a Raleigh man for stealing a downed traffic signal thanks to the vigilance of several residents who reported witnessing the crime.

Just after 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 9, officers responded to a reported larceny in progress at the intersection of Dr. Calvin...Read more

05/10/2022

The Wake Forest Police Department is requesting the public’s help locating Floresita Alondra Berduo-Galvez, who was last seen on April 12 at her guardian’s residence along the 900 block of Sugar Hollow Lane. Her photo is shown.

Floresita, 16, is a Hispanic female with dark hair and...Read more

05/09/2022

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All press releases are listed in the order in which they were released, starting with the most recent news.

Alert Police Officer Catches Car Thieves
August 9, 2012

Local Man Killed in Traffic Mishap
August 7, 2012

Golf Carts Not Allowed on Town Streets
July 31, 2012

Beware of Home Improvement Scam Artists
July 24, 2012

Police Request Public's Assistance
July 18, 2012

Police Request Public's Assistance
July 17, 2012

Make Plans to Attend the 2012 National Night Out
July 16, 2012

Police Request Public's Assistance
July 10, 2012

Most Fireworks Illegal in North Carolina
June 25, 2012

Lt. Graham & Lt. Danforth Complete Certificate Program at NC Justice Academy
June 25, 2012

Gurley Named CIT Officer of the Year
June 19, 2012

Police Raid Extensive Marijuana Growing Operation
June 9, 2012

Perry Gets Life in Prison for Daughter's Death
June 5, 2012

Wake Forest Police Department Unveils New Look
June 5, 2012

Police Department Seeks New K9 Training Sites
May 22, 2012

Police Arrest Ricky Arlen Timberlake
May 19, 2012

Police Investigating Suspicious Death
May 15, 2012

TRAFFIC ALERT - North Avenue
April 27, 2012

Wake Forest Police Sponsoring Fundraiser for Local Teen With Cancer
April 24, 2012

Charity Softball Tourney April 28
April 24, 2012

Beware of Phony Cops
April 13, 2012

No Fingerprinting Service April 5
April 4, 2012

Carnival for the Kids Begins April 10
April 2, 2012

Police Request Public's Assistance
April 2, 2012

Police Request Public's Assistance
March 23, 2012

Operation Medicine Drop March 24
March 5, 2012

Police Request Public's Assistance
February 8, 2012

Schedule Changes Announced for Police Department's Fingerprinting Service
February 7, 2012

Police Need Public's Help to Solve Hit & Run
January 23, 2012

Police Request Public's Assistance
December 14, 2011

Police Department Implements New Police-to-Citizen Website
December 9, 2011

Pedestrian Struck and Killed on Wait Avenue
December 8, 2011

Police Request Public's Assistance
December 2, 2011

TRAFFIC ALERT - Durham Road
November 21, 2011

Police Request Public's Assistance
November 21, 2011

Turkey Drive Drop-Off This Saturday
November 15, 2011

Law Enforcement Teamwork Helps Nab Robbery Suspects
November 10, 2011

Police Request Public's Assistance
November 1, 2011

Veterans Day Holiday Schedule
October 25, 2011

Police Department Accepting Donations for Shop with a Cop
October 24, 2011

Operation Medicine Drop Oct. 29
October 24, 2011

TRAFFIC ALERT - Oak Grove Church Road
October 21, 2011

TRAFFIC ALERT - Purnell Road
October 19, 2011

Police Department Turkey Drive Now Underway
October 18, 2011

Halloween Safety Tips
October 18, 2011

TRAFFIC ALERT- North White Street
October 4, 2011

Top 5 Finish for Police Department's Tactical Service Unit
October 4, 2011

TRAFFIC ALERT - Elm Avenue
September 20, 2011

Police Need Public's Help to Identify Larceny Suspect
September 16, 2011

Teams and Sponsors Sought for Police Department's Charity Golf Tournament
September 15, 2011

TRAFFIC ALERT - Friendship Chapel Road
September 6, 2011

Wake Forest Ready for Irene
August 25, 2011

Man Charged With Firing a Weapon in City Limits
August 10, 2011

Robbery Suspect Arrested
August 5, 2011

K9 Maverick Returns to Work
August 1, 2011

Wake Forest Police Make Synthetic Marijuana Arrest
July 27, 2011

Residents Encouraged to Report Litterbugs and Illegal Dumping
July 19, 2011

Register Now for 2011 National Night Out
July 18, 2011

Police Warn of Debit Card Fraud
June 28, 2011

Most Fireworks Illegal in North Carolina
June 27, 2011

Police Urge Residents to Always Lock Car Doors
June 21, 2011

Don't Fall for Phony Texts from Gateway Bank
June 9, 2011

Wake Forest Shooting Victim Dies
May 22, 2011

Wake Forest Police Arrest Shooting Suspect
May 22, 2011

Police Need Public's Help to Solve Hit and Run
May 12, 2011

Injured K9 Goes Home
April 15, 2011

Wake Forest Police Announce Child Safety Seat Checking Station
April 5, 2011

Operation Medicine Drop a Success in Wake Forest
March 29, 2011

Carnival for the Kids Begins March 29
March 28, 2011

Injured K9 May Go Home This Week
March 28, 2011

Police Capture Felony Suspect
March 26, 2011

Police Seek Public's Help Capturing Felony Suspect
March 25, 2011

Operation Medicine Drop March 26
March 7, 2011

Police Department Urges Compliance with Precious Metals Law
February 23, 2011

Police Ask for Help Identifying Suspects
February 2, 2011

Bank Robbery Suspect Captured
January 19, 2011