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Robinhood Road Pizza Hut Robbed at Gunpoint

by staff WSPD Officers responded to the Pizza Hut located at 3460 Robinhood Road in reference to an Armed Robbery at about 10:45 Monday night. Preliminary investigation revealed that three black male suspects were armed with handguns entered the business. Once inside, the suspects took an undetermined amount of money. […]

by · May 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Silver Alert Issued for Missing Winston-Salem Teen

by staff On May 23, 2016 at approximately 8:48 p.m., officers with the WSPD responded to the 700 block of Clemmonsville Circle on a Check on the Welfare call. Upon arrival, officers learned that Michael Ryan Maxwell, a 15 year-old white male who was reported as a runaway on May […]

by · May 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
Forsyth County Emergency Services receives 2016 Mission: Lifeline Gold Award

Forsyth County Emergency Services receives 2016 Mission: Lifeline Gold Award

By Staff Forsyth County Emergency Services has announced that they received the 2016 Mission: Lifeline Gold Level Award for STEMI & Cardiac Care. In a statement an EMS spokesman said, “This is truly a system award as all 21 of our First Responder Agencies are recognized also. The Gold Level […]

by · May 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Fire/Rescue, Public Safety
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CANCELLED: Silver Alert Issued for High Point Man

By Staff The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, 49 year-old David Wayne Miller. Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for David Wayne Miller, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. Mr. Miller […]

by · May 22, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Bear Sighted Near Carver School Road and New Walkertown Road

By Staff On Friday at approximately 11:30am, WSPD and Wildlife Officers responded to the area of Carver School Road and New Walkertown Road on the reported sighting of a bear. Officers located the bear in the wooded area east of Fondly Drive. Officers lost sight of the bear and were […]

by · May 20, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Now’s the Time to Prepare for Hurricane Season

Now’s the Time to Prepare for Hurricane Season

By Staff Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Emergency Management is encouraging residents to plan now for hurricane season by updating their emergency plans and supply kits. Hurricane season officially begins June 1 and runs through November. May 15-21 has been designated as N.C. Hurricane Preparedness Week, and Emergency Management Director Melton Sadler is […]

by · May 17, 2016 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
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Cancelled: Silver Alert Issued for Missing Lexington Man

by staff The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Justin Emanuel Baldwin. Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for Baldwin, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. Baldwin is a 30 year old […]

by · May 16, 2016 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
Former Fire Chief Involved in Collision with WSPD Patrol Officer

Former Fire Chief Involved in Collision with WSPD Patrol Officer

by staff On May 15th a WSPD Patrol vehicle and a vehicle operated by former WS Fire Chief Anthony Farmer were involved in a near head-on collision. Officer M.L. James was traveling west on Motor Road toward N. Patterson Avenue. Mr. Antony Farmer and his six year old grandson, Jacob […]

by · May 16, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Water Tank Maintenance Could Bring Discolored Water to Portions of City

by staff Some Utilities Division customers who live in the northwest quadrant of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County may notice a temporary discoloration in their water when the Wake Forest Water Tank is taken out of service for planned repairs to the water distribution system. The Wake Forest tank, at 185 […]

by · May 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
WSPD Seeks Witnesses to Early Morning Shooting on East 23rd Street

WSPD Seeks Witnesses to Early Morning Shooting on East 23rd Street

By Staff Wednesday morning at approximately 4:23am, patrol officers with the WSPD were dispatched to the 1400 block of E. 23rd Street on a reported shooting. A sort time later, 28 year-old Emanuel Tyshawn Coker IV arrived at Baptist Medical Center in a privately owned vehicle. Coker was suffering from […]

by · May 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety