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Silver Alert Issued for Winston-Salem Woman

By Staff The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, 48 year-old Irene Patricia Williams. Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for Ms. Williams, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. Ms. Williams is […]

by · July 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Ardmore Car Crash Leads to Flooding and Multiple Charges

Ardmore Car Crash Leads to Flooding and Multiple Charges

By Staff Tuesday morning at approximately 12:32am, patrol officer’s responded to a vehicle crash with personal injuries at Magnolia St. and Cherokee Ln. According to authorities a vehicle driven by 35 year-old Rebecca June Poplawski was driving left the roadway and hammered into a fire hydrant. The impact caused Poplawski’s […]

by · July 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Body Found at Innkeeper Hotel

Body Found at Innkeeper Hotel

By Staff On Saturday at approximately 11:13am., officers with the WSPD were dispatched to the Innkeeper Hotel, located at 2115 Peters Creek Parkway. Once on scene, the responding Officers located a deceased person inside a hotel room. According to authorities the individual appears to be the victim of a shooting. […]

by · July 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Updated: Police Ram SUV Going Wrong-Way on US52

Updated: Police Ram SUV Going Wrong-Way on US52

By Staff Sunday morning at approximately 12:29am, patrol officers with the WSPD responded to reports of a vehicle traveling north in the southbound lanes of US 52. The vehicle, a 1998 Chevrolet Blazer was dirven by by Rafael Sandoval-Perez. Authorities located Sandoval-Perez, then followed him in the northbound lanes attempting […]

by · July 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Silver Alert Issued for Missing Greensboro Man

By Staff The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, 83 year-old Abraham Louis Eaddy. He was last seen at 2314 N. church St. in Greensboro. Mr. Eaddy was last seen wearing khaki pants and a dark green or blue jacket and […]

by · July 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Robbery at Gunpoint on 25th Street

Robbery at Gunpoint on 25th Street

By Staff Wednesday at approximately 10:51pm, Officers with the Winston-Salem Police Department responded to 2102 E. 25th Street on a reported Armed Robbery. The investigation revealed that while 31 year-old Jimenez Salvador Jr. was working at the small commercial building two black males between 20 and 25 walked into the […]

by · July 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Juvenile Crashes Lexus into Ogburn Ave Home

Juvenile Crashes Lexus into Ogburn Ave Home

By Staff On Tuesday at approximately 10:25am, patrol Officers with the Winston-Salem Police Department responded to a report of a vehicle that had crashed into a home located at 3900 Ogburn Avenue. The damaged home was occupied by two people at the time of the accident. Ms. Tonia Coleman and […]

by · July 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
WSPD Makes Arrest in Home Invasion Case

WSPD Makes Arrest in Home Invasion Case

By Staff On July 16th, 89 year-old Margaret Thompson was alone in her home when four armed suspects forced their way inside. The suspects threatened Ms. Thompson with handguns while ransacking the residence for valuables. The suspects eventually departed the residence with several items of value, currency and Ms. Thompson’s […]

by · July 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Highway Patrol Reminds Motorists of Dangers of Leaving Children in Vehicles

Highway Patrol Reminds Motorists of Dangers of Leaving Children in Vehicles

By Staff With summer temperatures rising into the upper 90 degree mark this week, the North Carolina State Highway is reminding motorists of the dangers when a child is left unattended in a vehicle.

Armed Standoff with the WSPD Ends Peacefully

Armed Standoff with the WSPD Ends Peacefully

By Staff Monday morning at approximately 4:01am, patrol officers with the WSPD responded to 645 Amanda Place. Family members of an person called police and told dispatchers that that the individual was armed and threatening homicidal acts and suicide. Officers assisted family members with obtaining an Involuntary Commitment Order at […]

by · July 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety