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Assault with a Deadly Weapon in Dreamland

By Staff   On Thursday afternoon at 3:15pm, patrol Officers with the WSPD responded to the report of a discharging of a firearm on the 2200 block of Booker Street in the area of East Winston known historically as Dreamland. A 29 year-old male told police that he was sitting on […]

by · July 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Suspect Fires Rifle into Bethabra Road Apartment Complex

By Staff   The Winston-Salem Police Department is investigating a report of “Discharging a Firearm into an Occupied Dwelling” that occurred at an apartment building located at 2057 Bethabara Road. On Wednesday morning at 2:21am a suspect is reported to have discharged a rifle into two apartments. both were occupied at […]

by · July 23, 2014 · 1 comment · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Two Armed Suspects Dressed in White Rob the Quality Inn on University Parkway

By Staff   Wednesday morning at approximately 1:55am two black males entered the Quality Inn on University Prkway wearing white clothes and brandishing guns and robbed hotel personell and guests. The suspects were described to police as a black male, six-feet, two inches tall and wearing a white hat and […]

by · July 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
UPDATE: Sunday’s Homicide Victim was a Juvenile

UPDATE: Sunday’s Homicide Victim was a Juvenile

By Staff   Sunday night at approximately 8:22pm, patrol officers with the Winston-Salem Police Department responded to a reported Shooting at 2051 Bloomfield Drive. Once on scene officers located a deceased black male inside of the house and an additional victim, a black female, with a serious injury. Both appeared […]

by · July 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
West Salem Resident & Police Looking for Suspect and Stolen Dog

West Salem Resident & Police Looking for Suspect and Stolen Dog

By Staff   Chris Spainhower, a West Salem resident and the WSPD are looking for a man who allegedly stole Mr. Spainhower’s dog from his home on Mulberry Street. The missing dog is a small Yorkshire Terrier puppy, approximately 7 months old. A picture is was not made available to […]

by · July 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Peter’s Creek Parkway Pizza Hut Robbed at Gunpoint

By Staff Saturday morning just after midnight and with their shift over, two Pizza Hut employees were leaving the Peter’s Creek location when two men confronted them outside. One of the men was described as being a black male wearing a white shirt, khaki pants, and “reading glasses”. The other […]

by · July 19, 2014 · 2 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Nine Year Old Found Unsupervised in Swimming Pool Dies

By Staff The WSPD is reporting that the 9 year-old child who was pulled by a passing citizen from the bottom of the Salem Crest Apartment’s swimming pool on July 10th has died in the hospital. On thursday July 10th at 2:17pm, patrol Officers responded to a report of an […]

by · July 18, 2014 · 1 comment · Police Blotter, Public Safety
armed robbery

Man Robbed at Gunpoint in his Garage at a Peacehaven Road Apartment Complex

By Staff Thursday night at approximately 10pm, patrol Officers with the Winston-Salem Police Department responded to an Armed Robbery at an apartment complex off of Braehill Blvd. and Peacehaven Rd. The victim told police that he returned home to his apartment complex then backed his vehicle into his garage. He […]

by · July 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
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Dinosaur-nappers Turn Themselves In

By Staff   The two suspects in the Monday theft of a dinosaur model from the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences voluntarily turned themselves in to North Carolina State Capitol Police Thursday morning, and the stolen property has been recovered. 21 year-old Logan Todd Ritchey, of Raleigh, and 21 year-old […]

by · July 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety
stolen baby dinosaur casting

Dinosaur Thieves Sought by State Capitol Police

By Staff State Capitol Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man and woman who were caught on video Monday afternoon, July 14, taking a baby dinosaur replica from a display at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. A young couple passed through the Prehistoric North […]

by · July 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Police Blotter, Public Safety