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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
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
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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WSPD to Hold community Event to Address Recent Violent Crimes

By Staff In response to recent homicides, community volunteers and local law enforcement officers will join forces to conduct a Violent Crimes Task Force Homicide Response on Tuesday, June 14th, 2016. The VCTF Response is a local strategy utilized for violent incidents such as homicides, rapes, robberies and aggravated assaults. […]

by · June 13, 2016 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
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Highway Patrol Joins Eight Other States in “Operation Border to Border”

By Staff Just as the summer vacation begins for thousands of students and families up and down the east coast, state troopers from North Carolina, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida and Virginia will once again engage in Operation Border to Border. Operation Border to Border is a […]

by · June 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
Traffic Alert- Wreck to Block Reidsville Road-158 During Rush Hour Thursday

Traffic Alert- Wreck to Block Reidsville Road-158 During Rush Hour Thursday

By Staff According to the WSPD a fatal wreck has occurred on Thursday on the stretch of Reidsville Rd./U. S. Hwy 158 near U. S. 421/ Business I-40. This section of Reidsville Road will be closed for several hours, while the investigation is conducted. As of this writing 421 is […]

by · June 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
WSPD Hosting Firearms Safe Surrender Event

WSPD Hosting Firearms Safe Surrender Event

By Staff On Saturday June 18th, 2016, the WSPD will be hosting a Firearms Safe Surrender Event between 9:00am and 1:00pm at the Waughtown Baptist Church located at 1538 Waughtown Street. This event is being held to allow members of the community to turn in any type of firearm they […]

by · June 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
Events to Close Some Downtown Streets June 2-4

Events to Close Some Downtown Streets June 2-4

PSA from the City of Winston-Salem Fifth Street, between Cherry and Marshall streets, will be closed from 1 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, June 2, and from 8:45 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. Friday, June 3, to accommodate the North Carolinians for Home Education Annual Conference being held at the Benton Convention […]

by · June 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
Road Rage on I-40 Results in Wreck and Major Traffic Backup

Road Rage on I-40 Results in Wreck and Major Traffic Backup

Wreck occurred on I-40 Westbound near Jonestown Road About 5:30pm on Wednesday, Officers with the WSPD responded to a crash involving injuries on Interstate 40 (west bound) just past Jonestown Road. Witnesses on the scene advised that both vehicles had been involved in aggressive driving for several miles prior to […]