Public Safety

johnny davis

Sheriff’s Investigators Charge Two with Stolen Gun & Marijuana Grow-Op

By Staff On August 4, 2014 during an eradication operation, the North Carolina highway Patrol notified Investigators with Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit that they had located two possible marijuana grow operations in the northeast section of Forsyth County.  Investigators responded to the area and confirmed marijuana plants were […]

by · August 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Winston-Salem Suffers 10th Homicide of 2014

Winston-Salem Suffers 10th Homicide of 2014

By Staff   On Tuesday afternoon at approximately 4:19pm, patrol officers with the WSPD were dispatched to 1413 Bretton Street on an “Unknown Trouble” call. Upon arrival they discovered 68 year-old Luther Gordon dead of apparent gunshot wounds. A visitor to Mr. Gordon’s home calling 911 after discovering signs that […]

by · August 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
WSPD Warns Citizens About Robberies Set Up on Craigslist & Social Media

WSPD Warns Citizens About Robberies Set Up on Craigslist & Social Media

By Staff In a press release Tuesday, the WSPD warned citizens that several robberies have taken place recently during real-world meetings that have begun on Craigslist and other social networking sites. According to authorities the crime usually occurs during the actual meeting between the buyer/seller. The Winston-Salem Police Department strongly […]

by · August 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
antony farmer

Fire Chief’s Truck Involved in a March Hit & Run

By Staff     According to a press release on Friday, a truck belonging to Winston-Salem Fire Department chief Antony Farmer was involved in a hit and run accident in March. At this time, however, police have been unable to prove who was driving the vehicle at the time of […]

by · August 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Fire/Rescue, Police Blotter, Public Safety
800 blk stratford rd

Stratford Rd Closed After Wreck Sends Motorcyclist to Hospital with Serious Injuries

By Staff According to police, Wednesday night at approximately 7:16pm 26 year-old Molly Angle turned in front of a 1949 Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by 28 year-old Barry Hoke. In the collision that followed,  Mr. Hoke was seriously injured and had to be transported to the hospital. The 800 block […]

by · August 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
ws lofts

Two Alarm Fire at WS Lofts

By Staff   According to the WSPD they extinguished a small fire on the roof top deck of the WS Lofts at 6th and Main in downtown Winston-Salem on Wednesday evening. There were no injuries to firefighters or residents, but the building had to be evacuated and the power has […]

by · August 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Fire/Rescue, Public Safety
wilco/hess

UPDATED: Fight Leads to Stabbing at Reynolda Road Convenience Store

By Staff   On Wednesday afternoon at approximately 1:06pm two men became involved in an altercation outside of the Wilco/Hess at the corner of Shattalan Dr. and Reynolda Rd. The fight sent both to the hospital, one with stab wounds. The preliminary investigation revealed that a physical altercation occurred between […]

by · August 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
mcrae

Cancelled: Silver Alert Issued for Winston-Salem Woman

By Staff The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, 29 year-0ld Janelle Lavette Mcrae. Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for Ms. Mcrae, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. Ms. Mcrae is […]

by · August 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
chambers

Ardmore Stand-Off Suspect Arrested Tuesday

By Staff On Friday, August 8th 36 year-old Larry Jason Chambers called 911 and began making threats to harm himself to Winston-Salem dispatchers. His cell phone was disconnected, but Chambers refused to provide his location before the end of the call. After a canvass of the area patrol officers located […]

by · August 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Car Flips 25 Feet Down into a Robinhood Rd Storm Water Basin

Car Flips 25 Feet Down into a Robinhood Rd Storm Water Basin

By Staff Friday morning at approximately 9:59am patrol officers with the WSPD responded to 3474 Robinhood Rd (The Robinhood Road Family YMCA) on a report of a vehicle overturned in the storm water catch basin. On arrival officers found 72 year-old Rajakshimi Dubey’s 2000 Honda Accord on its top in […]

by · August 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Fire/Rescue, Public Safety