Police News

Work on a Heritage Lake Road resurfacing project will continue to require overnight lane closures tonight and tomorrow night (September 22-23). ST Wooten, a private contractor working on behalf of NCDOT, will reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic portions of Heritage Lake Road...Read more


Raleigh Water crews are responding to a water leak along the 500 block of East Juniper Avenue.

For the safety of work crews, this portion of East Juniper is closed. A signed detour is in place directing motorists around the work area. Delays are expected so drivers are urged to avoid the...Read more


Emergency personnel are on the scene of a ruptured gas line along the 600 block of East Pine Avenue. The gas line was ruptured by construction crews working in the area.

Due to the ruptured gas line, traffic is blocked along East Pine from North Taylor Street to North Allen Road....Read more


The Wake Forest Police Department (WFPD) is encouraging area residents, businesses, neighborhood groups, and homeowners’ associations to show their support for police-community crime prevention partnerships by participating in Wake Forest’s National Night Out (NNO) on Monday, Oct. 3. The event...Read more


At around noon today, Wake Forest Police officers responded to a reported shooting at 103 North White Street. Upon arrival, the officers were unable to locate a victim and proceeded to initiate an investigation to determine whether a shooting had occurred.

At approximately 1:30 p.m.,...Read more


The Wake Forest Police Department will “serve” area residents in an entirely different way this Saturday, Sept. 10, during the “Tip a Cop for Special Olympics” fundraiser. Several officers will be “working” at the Wake Forest Red Robin, 11420 Capital Blvd., from noon-10 p.m. assisting restaurant...Read more


The Town of Wake Forest will periodically reduce to one lane with alternating two-way traffic portions of South White Street from East Holding Avenue to East Roosevelt Avenue on Wednesday, Aug. 31, from 6-10 a.m. The periodic lane closures are necessary to allow tree crews to safely prune street...Read more


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

The information below was distributed at 7:43 a.m.:

A four-vehicle accident has closed all lanes of northbound Capital Boulevard/US 1 just before South Main Street/US 1A. Motorists are urged to...Read more


Raleigh Water crews are responding to a ruptured water main along East Wait Avenue. It is unclear what caused the main to rupture, and there is no word on how many water customers have been impacted.

For the safety of work crews, the portion of East Wait Avenue from Highgate Circle to...Read more


Wake Forest Police are asking for the public’s help identifying and locating the individuals shown in the surveillance images below.

The subjects are wanted for questioning in connection with a July 29 larceny at Rack Room Shoes, 12646 Capital Blvd. At approximately 7 p.m., the...Read more