Public Safety

W-S/Forsyth County School Bus Runs into Vehicle on Liberty St

W-S/Forsyth County School Bus Runs into Vehicle on Liberty St

By Staff Thursday morning at approximately 7:34 am, a Winston-Salem/Forsyth county School bus struck another vehicle on N. Liberty St. The investigation revealed that a Ford Escape, driven by 34 year-old Veronica Guillen, was stopped in the southbound travel lane to make a left turn. The bus, driven by 56 […]

by · May 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
UPDATE: Silver Alert Issued for a Winston-Salem Woman

UPDATE: Silver Alert Issued for a Winston-Salem Woman

By Staff The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, 44 year-old Pauleen Patricia Bapties. Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for Pauleen Patricia Bapties, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. According to […]

by · May 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
UPDATED: Homicide Investigation Closes Down Section of East 25th St

UPDATED: Homicide Investigation Closes Down Section of East 25th St

By Staff According to the WSPD there is an ongoing homicide investigation that has forced police to shut down the 1600-1700 block of East 25th Street between Newark St. and Dunleith Ave. is closed. Motorist traveling in this area should expect delays and find alternate routes. No further information has […]

by · May 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Traffic Alert- N Stratford to be Shut Down Tuesday, Neighborhood Power to be Shut Off

Traffic Alert- N Stratford to be Shut Down Tuesday, Neighborhood Power to be Shut Off

By Staff The Winston Salem Police Department has announced that Duke Energy has identified a large willow oak on North Stratford road that needs to be removed. To do it safely the road will need to be blocked and they will also need to de-energize the line for part of […]

by · May 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
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Armed Man Arrested at Kimberly Park Pool on Memorial Day

By Staff On Memorial Day patrol officers with the WSPD responded to a report of a “man with a gun” at Kimberly Park Pool at the above address. It was reported by staff that a male in the parking lot had a gun.  35 year-old Nigel Johnson was taken into […]

by · May 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Winston-Salem Man Dies Following Collision with WSPD Officer

Winston-Salem Man Dies Following Collision with WSPD Officer

By Staff   On May 13th 2015 a wreck involving  Winston-Salem police officer Sergeant J.W. Leone and 68 year-old Alan Edward Dunnagan at the intersection of Reynolda and Polo Roads sent Mr. Dunnagan to the hospital with serious injuries.   On May 21st the WSPD announced that the highway Patrol had […]

by · May 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Drugs & Guns Found in Cannon Ave House

Drugs & Guns Found in Cannon Ave House

By Staff Officers with the Winston-Salem Police Department conducted an extensive investigation into illegal narcotics being sold from 2017 Cannon Ave which is located near Paisley IB Magnet School. A search warrant was executed by the WSPD on May 21st 2015 and the following items were seized: 42 grams of […]

by · May 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
UPDATE: Winston-Salem Man has Been Missing for Months – Police Seek Information

UPDATE: Winston-Salem Man has Been Missing for Months – Police Seek Information

By Staff A Silver Alert has been issued for 38 year-old Jamaal Phillip Dawson. His mother reported that she has not seen Mr. Dawson for 3 months Mr. Dawson is homeless and was last seen by his mother in February 2015 at her residence located at 4840 Stonewall Street. He […]

by · May 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Highway Patrol Urges Motorists to Use Caution During the Memorial Day Holiday

Highway Patrol Urges Motorists to Use Caution During the Memorial Day Holiday

By Staff The State Highway Patrol is reminding motorists to be careful as they enjoy the Memorial Day weekend. The holiday officially kicks off the summer vacation season in North Carolina. Last year, the Highway Patrol investigated 264 fatal collisions and over 9,169 injury collisions during the summer months.

Police Search for Suspects in Ohio Ave Arsons

Police Search for Suspects in Ohio Ave Arsons

By Staff In the early morning hours of May 20, 2015, the WSPD and the Winston-Salem Fire Department responded to a residential fire at a vacant house located at 5016 Ohio Avenue as well as a vehicle fire at 711 Voss Street just a short distance away. Fire investigators determined […]

by · May 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety