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Death investigation Underway on Highland Ave

By Staff   At approximately 7:05am, officers with the Winston-Salem Police Department were dispatched to the 400 block of N. Highland Avenue on a reported shooting. when officers arrived on scene they found 21 year-old Jalik Austin seated in the driver’s seat of a passenger car. Mr. Austin was deceased, […]

by · October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Patterson Ave Porn Shop Robbed at Gunpoint

Patterson Ave Porn Shop Robbed at Gunpoint

By Staff On Tuesday at approximately 8:20pm, officers with the Winston-Salem Police Department responded to a report of an “Armed Robbery” at Annabelle’s Boutique on the 300 block of North Patterson Avenue. The investigators learned that the suspect entered Annabelle’s Boutique, carrying a handgun He then robbed the business of […]

by · October 29, 2014 · 2 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Man Arrested after Robbing Walkertown Bank

By Staff   On Monday, October 27, 2014 at approximately 4:45pm, the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported Bank Robbery at the NewBridge Bank, located on the 3000 block of Old Hollow Road in Walkertown. Witnesses reported that the suspect passed a note to the teller demanding money […]

by · October 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
TRAFFIC ALERT- Repairs Scheduled for Silas Creek Parkway Sinkhole

TRAFFIC ALERT- Repairs Scheduled for Silas Creek Parkway Sinkhole

By Staff     FLASH:   The eastbound lanes of Silas Creek Parkway between Hanes Mall Boulevard and Bolton Street will be closed overnights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Wednesday through Friday, Oct. 29-31, to repair a broken sewer line that opened a sinkhole in the center lane. Repairs […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Yadkinville Road Wreck

Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Yadkinville Road Wreck

By Staff On Sunday at approximately 4:35pm the WSPD responded to a vehicle collision reported on the 3500 block of Yadkinville Road. Officers determined that the collision occurred when 23 year-old Adam Phillip Tarter exited a parking lot onto Yadkinville Road in his 2009 Pontiac. 65 year-old Mitchell Earl Smith […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Armed robbery at University Parkway Citgo

Armed robbery at University Parkway Citgo

By Staff On Saturday morning at approximately 1:15am, Patrol officers with the WSPD responded to an Armed Robbery at the Citgo on the 5000 block of University Parkway. The store clerk told police that the suspect entered the business and pointed a semi-automatic handgun at him. The suspect then directed […]

by · October 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
13 Year old Boy Shot in Home Invasion Robbery

13 Year old Boy Shot in Home Invasion Robbery

By Staff Wednesday night at approximately 11:47pm three suspects forced their way into a home on the 1400 block of East 4th Street, shot one person and robbed two others. Once inside of the house, one of the suspects shot a 13 year-old boy. 48 year-old Lisa Penn and 48 […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Cancelled:Silver Alert Issued for Missing Winston-Salem Man

By Staff A Winston-Salem man who suffers from a cognitive impairment got in his car and drove away from his home last night, according to the wife of 81 year-old Ray Stafford. Once his wife discovered he was missing, she also realized that their silver 2005 Buick Lacrosse CXL was […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Police Search for Suspect After Rescue Mission Bomb Threat

By Staff On Tuesday night at approximately 6:42pm, patrol Officers with the WSPD responded to the Rescue Mission at 718 N. Trade Street on a reported Bomb Threat. Rescue Mission personnel partially evacuated their facility and the surrounding streets were blocked while the incident was investigated. Dwight Salter was identified […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Medical Examiner Determines Cause of Death in Clemmons Murders

By Staff FLASH: The Medical Examiner’s Office at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has completed their preliminary post-mortem examination of both Joshua Fredrick Wetzler and Tommy Dean Welch. It has been determined that both men were killed as the result of gun shots. John “Pazuzu” Lawson, Amber Burch, and Krystal […]

by · October 21, 2014 · 1 comment · Police Blotter, Public Safety