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Highway Patrol Safe Kids NC and DEA Partner in Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

By Staff On Saturday the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, in partnership with Safe Kids NC, the United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), Operation Medicine Drop, and allied law enforcement agencies across the state, will participate in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The event is scheduled from 10:00 am […]

by · September 27, 2014 · 1 comment · Notifications, Public Safety
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NC Attorney General’s Office Warns of Kidnapping Scam

By Staff   In a press release sent out Tuesday, the North Carolina Attorney General’s office warned citizens about a reported scam in which callers claim to have kidnapped a child in order to con people out of cash. Citizens in the Triad region reported the scam to North Carolina […]

by · September 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
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“Trust Talk” Forum to Discuss Law Enforcement Procedures Tonight

By Staff The Human Relations Commission will hold the latest “Trust Talk” community forum on Tuesday, Sept. 16, to allow citizens and law enforcement representatives to discuss law enforcement safety procedures and practices. The forum will be held from 6 to 7:30pm in the Council Chamber on the second floor […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
Back to School: Transportation Safety Tips For All Motorists and Pedestrians

Back to School: Transportation Safety Tips For All Motorists and Pedestrians

By Staff Schools operating on traditional calendars began Monday with more than one million students attending North Carolina’s public schools. Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools have about 54,000 students attending the 81 schools in the district. While school is in session, there are additional concerns for motorists and pedestrians due to the […]

by · August 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
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Patrol Officer Michael P Moore to Receive WSPD Medal of Valor

By Staff Chief Barry Rountree will present the Winston-Salem Police Department’s Medal of Valor to Police Officer Michael P. Moore on Thursday, August 21st at 9pm during a ceremony at the Public Safety Center Auditorium. The Medal of Valor is presented to officers who performed in a manner that far […]

by · August 21, 2014 · 1 comment · Notifications, 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
I-40 Closed Until 5pm Saturday

I-40 Closed Until 5pm Saturday

By Staff     According to the WSPD a wreck involving two tractor trailer trucks has forced the closure of I-40′s West-bound lanes between the Winston-Salem city limits and the Lewisville-Clemmons Rd exit. All traffic westbound on both interstate 40 and business 40 is being diverted onto US 421 North. […]

by · August 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
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UPDATED: One Local & One Regional Silver Alert Issued

By Staff The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, 85 year-old Lawrence Edward Noah. Mr. Noah weighs approximately 152 pounds, stands five-feet six inches tall and has gray hair and green eyes. He was last seen wearing a brown striped shirt, […]

by · August 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Notifications, Public Safety
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WSPD Warns Residents off of Robinhood Rd & Peace Haven Rd About Rash of Auto Break-Ins

By Staff   Over the last few days, Patrol Officers with the Winston-Salem Police Department have responded to numerous locations off of Robinhood Road and N. Peace Haven Road on reported Auto Breaking and Larcenies. Many of the targeted vehicles were broken into during the late evening and early morning […]

by · July 14, 2014 · 1 comment · Notifications, Public Safety
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Sheriff’s Office Warns of Jury Duty Scam

By Staff   According to the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office they have been made aware of a scam where the thief tries to have the victim send money to a location to avoid incarceration. Since the first of July, 2014, several reports have been made by residents of Forsyth County […]