Public Safety

Bedbugs Found at Clark Campbell Transportation Center Downtown

Bedbugs Found at Clark Campbell Transportation Center Downtown

by staff The Winston-Salem Transit Authority staff has discovered bedbugs inside the Clark Campbell Transportation Center, located at 100 W. Fifth St., and has scheduled eradication services for this weekend. Wednesday of this week WSTA staff and the city’s Property and Facilities Management staff discovered bedbugs in the restrooms and […]

by · June 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
Head-on Collision on US 421 Downtown Sends 5 to Hospital, Closes Highway

Head-on Collision on US 421 Downtown Sends 5 to Hospital, Closes Highway

by staff At 10:35 pm Thursday, Officers with the WSPD responded to US 421 South near Broad St. on a traffic crash involving personal injury. The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2003 Jeep Wrangler, driven by Steven Paul Haam, was traveling west on US 421 South (in the wrong direction) […]

by · June 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Observant Citizen Helps WSPD Return Escaped Patient to Mental Health Facility

Observant Citizen Helps WSPD Return Escaped Patient to Mental Health Facility

by staff Just after noon on Wednesday, the WSPD responded to the area of Forsyth Hospital, Silas Creek Parkway, Stratford Road and US 421 in reference to a 46 year old male subject that left the secure mental health facility at Forsyth Hospital. The male was being held under a […]

by · June 22, 2016 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
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“A Dozen Shots” Leave Two Dead and One Wounded on Stockton Street

By Staff On Friday at approximately 12:01am, patrol officers with the WSPD were dispatched to 2427 Stockton Street on a reported shooting. When officers arrived on scene they found three shooting victims on the front porch of 2427 Stockton Street. 46 year-old Tracy Linette Paterson, who lives at 2427 Stockton […]

by · June 17, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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WSPD Drugs Bust Nabs Three, Drugs, Cash, and Guns

By Staff According to the WSPD, during the month of June the Special Investigations Division have been conducting operations regarding the distribution of heroin. On June 8th police arrested three suspects and located drugs, cash, and guns at an Akron Drive residence. 25 year-old Rodney Lamont Fraley, 25 year-old Joshua […]

by · June 17, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Another Murder in Winston-Salem

Another Murder in Winston-Salem

By Staff On Wednesday at approximately 5:59pm, patrol officers with the WSPD responded to an assault in the 300 Block of Whitford Place Ct. When officers arrived on scene they found 58 year-old Tyrone Smith laying on the ground, suffering from gunshot wounds. Evidence gathered during the investigation indicated that […]

by · June 16, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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WSPD Release Photos of Tractor Trailer Involved in Reidsville Road Traffic Fatality – Need Help with Identification

by Staff Since the afternoon of June 9th, investigators with the WSPD Traffic Enforcement Unit have continued their investigation into the fatality on Reidsville Rd involving Matthew Fletcher. Authorities have determined that the involved Tractor Trailer is a black Peterbilt tractor with red fenders and a silver in color 53 […]

by · June 16, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
UPDATED with photo: Amber Alert Issued for Abducted 8 Month Old Boy

UPDATED with photo: Amber Alert Issued for Abducted 8 Month Old Boy

A North Carolina Amber Alert has been issued for a Child Abduction from Trinity, NC on June 16th.  The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office is searching for John Aston Lorell Eastlack, an 8 month old black male, approximately 17 inches tall, weighing 20 pounds. He has black hair, and brown eyes. The […]

by · June 16, 2016 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
UPDATED: Silas Creek Parkway Closed in Both Directions at Robinhood Road

UPDATED: Silas Creek Parkway Closed in Both Directions at Robinhood Road

by staff Just after 6pm the WSPD announced that due to a water main break, there are significant traffic delays on both Northbound and Southbound Silas Creek Parkway at Robinhood Road. Silas Creek Parkway is closed to all traffic in both directions in that area. The delays are projected to continue […]

by · June 14, 2016 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
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Silver Alert Issued for Missing Greensboro Woman

By Staff The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, 25 year-old Virginia Helena Coe. Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for Virginia Helena Coe, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. Ms. Coe […]

by · June 14, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety