Police News

Tip a Cop for Special Olympics on Oct. 21 

The Wake Forest Police Department will “serve” area residents in an entirely different way on Saturday, Oct. 21, during the “Tip a Cop for Special Olympics” fundraiser. Several officers will be “working” at the Wake Forest Red Robin, 11420... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 10/16/2017

Traffic Alert - South Wingate Street 

The City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department (CORPUD) will close the portion of South Wingate Street between West Avenue and South Avenue today beginning at 8:30 a.m. The closure is necessary to allow crews to install a new water... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 10/12/2017

Traffic Alert - US 1/Capital Boulevard 

Drivers should expect delays along southbound US 1/Capital Boulevard, in the vicinity of Burlington Mills Road, today until 2:30 p.m. A contractor working on behalf of the NC Department of Transportation is extending the existing left-hand turn... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 10/06/2017

Water main break along South Allen Road 

Crews from the City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department are responding to a water main break along South Allen Road between Wait Avenue and Elm Avenue. For the safety of work crews, this portion of South Allen Road has been closed. No detours ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 10/05/2017

Police warn taxpayers about IRS/Department of Treasury-related scams 

The Wake Forest Police Department is reminding area residents not to be fooled by aggressive scammers impersonating IRS or U.S. Department of the Treasury investigators. The Police Department routinely receives reports from residents about... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 10/05/2017

Celebrate “National Coffee with a Cop Day” tomorrow 

The Wake Forest Police Department will celebrate “National Coffee with a Cop Day,” on Wednesday, Oct. 4, from 7:30-10:30 a.m. by hosting “Coffee with a Cop” at the Wake Forest Starbucks, 2815 Rogers Road. “Coffee with a Cop” provides a unique... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 10/03/2017

Wake Forest man charged with three counts of sexual exploitation of a minor 

Wake Forest Police have arrested and charged a 46-year-old man with having child pornography images on his personal computer. Earlier today, Delston Sean Suggs, 3010 Charles Forest Road, Apt. 10, turned himself into police and was charged with... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 09/29/2017

UPDATE: Argentine Tegus (not Gila monsters) reportedly on the loose in Bowling Green 

UPDATE: Wake County Animal Control has confirmed that the lizards on the loose in Bowling Green, which were initially reported to be Gila monsters, are in fact non-venomous Argentine Tegus. According to Wake County officials, a Wake Forest... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 09/29/2017

Truck is stuck on train tracks on Brick Street  

UPDATE: The truck has been removed and the roadway is now open. An 18-wheeler is stuck on the railroad tracks on Brick Street in the vicinity of North White Street. Wake Forest Police are on the scene and have advised the railroad... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 09/29/2017

Traffic Alert - North Taylor Street, South Main Street & East Jones Avenue 

Drivers should expect delays along the 700 block of North Taylor Street and the 500 block of East Jones Avenue on Friday, Oct. 6, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Motorists should then expect delays along the 1200 block of South Main Street on Monday, Oct. 9,... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 09/28/2017
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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