Police News

Police Request Public’s Assistance Locating Missing Person 

UPDATE: Willis Lee Sellers has been located in Raleigh, and he is safe. The Wake Forest Police Department is requesting the public’s help locating Willis Lee Sellers, whose photo is shown. Sellers, age 36, was last seen Thursday, July... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 07/18/2017

Traffic Alert - Rogers Road 

Weather permitting, crews from White Oak Land Services, Inc., will reduce to one lane with intermittent-two way traffic a portion of roadway in the vicinity of 4113 Rogers Road today, tomorrow and Monday (July 14, 15 and 17) from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. each... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 07/14/2017

ADVISORY - Training Exercise to be Conducted Today in Wake Forest 

The Wake Forest Police Department is coordinating a large-scale but routine tactical training exercise today (July 13) at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, 222 N. Wingate St. The exercise will begin at 9:30 a.m. and conclude... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 07/13/2017

Motorists urged to prepare for upcoming Burlington Mills Road closure 

Beginning in August, Gaines and Company, a private contractor developing the Preserve at Kitchin Farms, will close for several days a single lane along a portion of Burlington Mills Road east of One World Way before closing the road entirely for... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 07/07/2017

Police again urge residents to lock unoccupied vehicles 

In recent weeks, thieves have targeted several neighborhoods in our community for what is known as “car-hopping.” Car-hopping occurs when criminals roam neighborhoods at night, pulling on car door handles, hoping to find an open vehicle. Police... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 07/06/2017

No injuries after car crashes into Walmart 

Rebecca Downing Wilson, 1734 Pasture Walk Dr., Wake Forest, has been charged with DWI and careless and reckless driving after crashing her car into the garden center of the Wake Forest Walmart Supercenter, 2114 S. Main St. Photos from the scene of... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 07/05/2017

Residents urged not to trespass along Smith & Sanford Creek Greenway 

The Town of Wake Forest has received several reports of trespassing along the Smith and Sanford Creek Greenway. The greenway remains closed as the Smith and Sanford Creek Greenway Project continues. No trespassing signage is posted prominently ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 06/30/2017

Traffic Alert - Burlington Mills Road 

Drivers should expect daytime delays along Burlington Mills Road today and tomorrow, June 30-July 1, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. Gaines Construction working on behalf of Mungo Homes at the Preserve at Kitchin Farms will reduce to one lane with... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 06/30/2017

Police Request Public’s Assistance Locating Missing Person 

UPDATE: Anthony Kohl Dickerson has been located, and he is safe. The Wake Forest Police Department is requesting the public’s help locating Anthony Kohl Dickerson, whose photo is shown. Dickerson was last seen Thursday, June 29, at... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 06/30/2017

Police Request Public's Assistance 

The Wake Forest Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying the subject shown in the surveillance image below. The subject is wanted for questioning in connection with two vehicle break-ins that occurred on the evening of... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 06/29/2017
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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