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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
UPDATE: Home Invasion Victim Dies

UPDATE: Home Invasion Victim Dies

By Staff On Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at approximately 10:55pm., the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported home invasion at 6049 Cain Forest Drive, Walkertown, NC. Deputies arrived on the scene where they found two adult male victims requiring medical treatment from injuries sustained during the home invasion. […]

by · November 13, 2014 · 1 comment · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Police Make Arrests in Ardmore Business Break-Ins

By Staff   Detectives with the WSPD have been investigating a series of breaking and entering cases that have occurred within the last seven days in Ardmore in tthe vicinity of Stratford Road and Hawthorne Road. More than a dozen businesses have been targeted by thieves in the early morning […]

by · November 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Buena Vista Break-In Foiled by Quick-Thinking Resident

Buena Vista Break-In Foiled by Quick-Thinking Resident

Area schools placed on lockdown as Police searched for suspect   by Staff Just before 10:30am Wednesday morning, the WSPD responded to the 2300 block of Buena Vista Road on a report of a house breaking. The victim, a 66 year old female, stated that two young men knocked on […]

by · November 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Adams Market on Northhampton Drive Robbed at Gunpoint

Adams Market on Northhampton Drive Robbed at Gunpoint

By Staff On Tuesday at approximately 9:21pm patrol Officers with the WSPD responded to a reported armed robbery of the Adams Market located at 3800 Northhampton Dr. According to witnesses, a suspect entered the business armed with a handgun and pointed it at employees and patrons of the store. The […]

by · November 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety