Public Safety

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Police Holding “Stuff the Patrol Car” Toy Drive

By Staff The Winston-Salem Police Department is holding a “Stuff the Patrol Car” toy drive Dec. 6 – 11  to serve needy families in Winston-Salem. A police officer will be at the Oak Summit (Walmart) Shopping Center at 320 E. Hanes Mill Road from 10 a.m. to 2 pm Saturday, Dec. […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
Man Shot in Winston-Salem Home Invasion

Man Shot in Winston-Salem Home Invasion

By Staff   On this Monday at approximately 2:42pm, , officers with the WSPD responded to a reported shooting at 521 Forest Hill Ave. Officers found Cedric Jones suffering from two gunshot wounds. According to Mr. Jones he was inside his home when two suspects forced entry into the residence […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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2 Men Killed In Union Cross Wreck

By Staff   Saturday night following an accident on the 1700 block of Union Cross road two young men died from their injuries becoming the 13th and 14th traffic fatalities in Forsyth County in 2014. 17 year-old Drake Brown and 20 year-old Matthew Jones died on the scene from their […]

by · November 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Two Children Hit by Cars Yesterday in Seperate Incidents – Police Looking for Hit & Run Suspect

Two Children Hit by Cars Yesterday in Seperate Incidents – Police Looking for Hit & Run Suspect

By Staff   One ten year-old and one twelve year-old are in the hospital Sunday morning after being struck by vehicles Saturday on the streets of Winston-Salem. Just before 11:00am on Saturday patrol officers with the Winston-Salem Police Department responded to the 300 block of West 5th Street to investigate […]

by · November 23, 2014 · 1 comment · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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$1,060,000 in cocaine Seized During WSPD Investigation

By Staff   According to the Winston-Salem Police Department they have conducted a joint investigation with Homeland Security Investigations, Federal Bureau of Investigation and other local/federal law enforcement agencies which led to the identification of a large narcotics organization based in Winston-Salem. nine suspects have been arrested and charged with […]

by · November 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
O’Reilly’s Auto Parts on University Robbed at Gunpoint

O’Reilly’s Auto Parts on University Robbed at Gunpoint

By Staff   On Tuesday at aproximately 8:59pm patrol officers with the Winston-Salem Police Department responded and investigated a reported Armed Robbery at the O’Reilly’s Auto Parts on University Parkway. According to witnesses a black male between the ages of 20 and 30 robbed the store at gun point. The […]

by · November 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Surry County Commissioner Arrested

Surry County Commissioner Arrested

By Staff   A Republican Surry County Commissioner was arrested Friday, November 14th for allegedly receiving fraudulently obtained travel expense reimbursements from the county over the past three years. 53 year-old Paul Matthew Johnson of Pilot Mountain, was charged by the State Bureau of Investigation with four counts of felony […]

by · November 17, 2014 · 1 comment · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Cancelled: Silver Alert Issued for Missing Walkertown Woman

By Staff The NC Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, 53 year-old Kara Reeves Day. Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for Ms. Day, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. she was last […]

by · November 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Missing Person: Aaron Clarke

By Staff   The family of Aaron Clarke is beside themselves with worry. After several years of economic struggle that included a period of homelessness the 37 year-old had gotten a secure job with an opportunity for advancement, he and his partner Crystal English were no longer out doors, and […]

by · November 14, 2014 · 5 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Virgil Gilbert Killing Ruled Self Defense

By Staff   Authorities have completed the investigation into the death of Virgil Glenn Gilbert and will seek no criminal charges against the person who killed Gilbert. This person will not be named considering Gilbert’s history of domestic violence. The evidence gathered during this investigation indicates that on Monday, Virgil […]

by · November 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety