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Latin American Grocery on Sprague St. Robbed by Suspect with a Knife

By Staff   On Wednesday at approximately 10:11am the WSPD  responded to a reported Armed Robbery at the Latin American Grocery, 841 E. Sprague St. The clerk at the store reported that a white male, five-feet, ten inches to six-feet tall with brown hair entered the store armed with a knife and demanded money. […]

by · August 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Domestic Argument Leads to Homicide on Upton Street

Domestic Argument Leads to Homicide on Upton Street

Monday at 8:50 pm, officers with the WSPD were dispatched to 305 Upton Street after multiple calls were made to dispatch reporting that a woman was being assaulted at that location. When they got on scene officers located 43 year-old Cheryl Annise Bethea lying outside her home at 305 Upton […]

by · August 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
shoe show

Shoe Store on Silas Creek Pkwy Robbed with a Box Cutter

By Staff On Monday at approximately 11:31am, officers with the WSPD responded to Shoe Show at 1197 Silas Creek Parkway on a reported armed robbery. According to store personnel a white male in his 30′s dressed in a black and gray t-shirt, black shorts, and sporting “scruffy” facial hair and […]

by · August 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
food lion

Gunmen Rob Waughtown Food Lion in Broad Daylight

By Staff   On Sunday morning apprximately 8:47am two armed men entered the Food Lion store, 1000 Waughtown St. and ordered the clerk away from one of the registers. Witnesses describe the first suspect as being a black male standing five-feet, ten inches tall wearing a light green jacket, gray […]

by · August 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Police Find a Hazardous Device Rigged to a Winston-Salem Resident’s Car

By Staff   The WSPD is still withholding some details due to the ongoing investigation, but Friday at an automobile dealership in Kernersville, police found a “hazardous” device that had been attached to an individual’s car requiring the bomb squad to respond and deal with the situation. Friday afternoon a […]

by · August 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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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
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
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