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WSPD Searching for Downtown Murder Suspect – To Be Considered Armed & Dangerous

By Staff On Wednesday authorities obtained a Warrant for Arrest charging 24 year-old Steven Christopher Edwards with First Degree Murder in connection to the death of Robert Hall over the weekend. (Read more HERE.) Steven Edwards is described as being approximately five-feet, seven-inches in height and weighs approximately 230 pounds. […]

by · February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Police Make Second Arrest in Break-In that Resulted in School Shutdown

By Staff On Febuary 1st, patrol officers with the WSPD repsonded to a reported bearking and entering and shots fired on Redbud Lane. The incident led to a manhunt that locked down both Mt. Tabor High School and Speas Elementary for a short time. (Read more HERE) On February 1st, On […]

by · February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
WSPD Investigating First Homicide of 2016

WSPD Investigating First Homicide of 2016

By Staff Saturday morning at approximately 1:18am, patrol officers with the WSPD responded to the 300 block of W. 4th Street on a reported shooting. When they reached the scene, officers located 35 year-old Robert Hall of Lexington lying on the sidewalk. He had sustained a gunshot wound to his […]

by · February 6, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Two Rural Hall Men Fire into an Occupied Home

By Staff On January 27th, at approximately 11:23pm, patrol Officers with the WSPD responded to the 800 block of Goldfloss Street on a report of someone discharging a firearm into a home. According to investigators 35 year-old Cesar Martinez and 41 year-old Armando Lopez went to a house on Goldfloss […]

by · February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Mt. Tabor H.S. and Speas elementary Locked Down While Police Search for Suspects

Mt. Tabor H.S. and Speas elementary Locked Down While Police Search for Suspects

By Staff One suspect is in custody and one remains on the loose following a reported breaking and entering that lead to a man-hunt that forced two local schools into lock-down Monday. On Monday at approximately 10:28am, patrol officers with the WSPD responded to a reported “Breaking and Entering in-progress” […]

by · February 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Mother and Child Shot At Sunday Morning While Driving on US421

Mother and Child Shot At Sunday Morning While Driving on US421

By Staff On Sunday morning at approximately 6:44am, patrol Officers with the WSPD were approached by (Name withheld) in the 600 blk. of S. Hawthorne Rd. The young mother told officers that she was driving north in the left lane on US 421 approaching Cloverdale Avenue when a white vehicle […]

by · January 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
South Side Man Robbed at Gunpoint Inside of His Home

South Side Man Robbed at Gunpoint Inside of His Home

By Staff On Saturday at approximately 10:20pm, ptrol officers with the WSPD responded to Twin Knolls Drive on a report of an Armed Robbery. Once on scene, officers spoke to the victim, 61 year-old David Blancher, who told police that that he had voluntarily invited the two suspects, whom he […]

by · January 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Employee at JB Food Mart Scares off Would-Be Armed Robbers

Employee at JB Food Mart Scares off Would-Be Armed Robbers

By Staff On Wednesday at approximately 1:25pm, patrol officers with the WSPD responded to JB Food Mart on Old Rural Hall Road on a reported armed robbery. According to store employees, two armed suspects approached the cash register of the business and demanded money from the store clerk. One suspect […]

by · January 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
UPDATED: Woman’s Body Found On Kestermill Road

UPDATED: Woman’s Body Found On Kestermill Road

By Staff On Friday at approximately 3:58pm, patrol officers with the WSPD responded to the 4900 block of Kestermill Road in reference to a deceased person located on the north side of the rock quarry. The deceased appears to be a white female 20-30 years of age. Preliminary investigation revealed […]

by · January 22, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Winston-Salem Man Arrested for Murder of Teenager

By Staff Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office Investigators have charged a person in connection to the death of Jessy Mendez Santiago. (See CCD’s Initial coverage HERE) Santiago’s body was discovered on April 6, 2015 in the 2100 block of Memorial Industrial School Road and the Medical Examiner later determined 17 year-old Santiago […]

by · January 20, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety