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Rural Hall Man Dies After Running from Highway Patrol & Striking a WSPD Cruiser

Rural Hall Man Dies After Running from Highway Patrol & Striking a WSPD Cruiser

By Staff At approximately 1:00a.m on Sunday, May 29, 2016, Trooper J. M. Byrd, attempted to stop a 1999 Suzuki GSX1500R motorcycle for speeding on I-40 business west near Strafford Road in Winston Salem. The operator, 27 year-old Alex Felipe Gibbs of 9017 Rural Hall, failed to stop and fled. […]

by · May 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Arrest Made in Eric Pegues’ Murder

Arrestee Sierras Deshan Cobb has record of multiple previous crimes By Staff Detectives with the Criminal Investigations Division of the WSPD had been investigating the murder of forty-one year old Eric Pegues since the early morning hours of Wednesday, May 25th when he was shot in the parking lot of […]

by · May 29, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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WSPD Chief Barry Rountree Calls Press Conference to Address Recent Homicides

By Staff On Friday afternoon, Chief Barry Rountree held a press conference to address Wednesday’s homicide at Paper Moon, a local club and Thursday night’s gunning down of a man at Bohannon Park Circle in East Winston-Salem. City Councilwoman Denise Adams stood by the Chief as he made his statement […]

by · May 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
Another Homicide this Week in Winston-Salem

Another Homicide this Week in Winston-Salem

By Staff Wednesday night at approximately 9:52pm , patrol officers with the WSPD responded to a reported shooting at 1247 Bohannon Park Circle. Once on scene officers found 28 year-old Jonathan McCravey lying on the lawn in front of the residence with a gunshot wound to his abdomen. On Thursday […]

by · May 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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WSPD Arrests Two and Finds an Estimated $52,000 in Drugs Bust

By Staff On May 20th officers with the WSPD conducted a Violation of Controlled Substance Act investigation at 2704 New Walkertown Rd. During the investigation, officers witnessed 31 year-old Ramont Lowell Richardson leave the house in a vehicle. Richardson was followed and a traffic stop was conducted. Police found the […]

by · May 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Drug Bust on Chandler Street Nets Over 60 Grams of Heroin

by staff On May 19th, the WSPD conducted an investigation involving a Violation of Controlled Substances Act at 521 Chandler Street, which is off Old Greensboro Road near Waterworks Road. As a result of an investigation and the execution of a search warrant, 30 year old Edmond Roderick Crosby Jr. […]

by · May 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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UPDATED: Early Morning Murder at Local Strip Club

By Staff Tuesday morning at approximately 2:47am, officers with the WSPD were dispatched to the Paper Moon “Gentleman’s” Club on a reported shooting. When officers arrived they were told by witnesses that a shooting had occurred in the parking lot of the strip club and the victim had been transported […]

by · May 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Robinhood Road Pizza Hut Robbed at Gunpoint

by staff WSPD Officers responded to the Pizza Hut located at 3460 Robinhood Road in reference to an Armed Robbery at about 10:45 Monday night. Preliminary investigation revealed that three black male suspects were armed with handguns entered the business. Once inside, the suspects took an undetermined amount of money. […]

by · May 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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CANCELLED: Silver Alert Issued for High Point Man

By Staff The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, 49 year-old David Wayne Miller. Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for David Wayne Miller, who is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. Mr. Miller […]

by · May 22, 2016 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Bear Sighted Near Carver School Road and New Walkertown Road

By Staff On Friday at approximately 11:30am, WSPD and Wildlife Officers responded to the area of Carver School Road and New Walkertown Road on the reported sighting of a bear. Officers located the bear in the wooded area east of Fondly Drive. Officers lost sight of the bear and were […]

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