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Wake Forest Police Just Want to Pull People Over to Make Money

A reader of the marginally illustrious Wake Forest News sent in a statement recently that I’ve heard more than once. So I took this opportunity to give you the inside scoop nobody wants you to know. The reader said: “Someone should report on the fact that the Wake Forest town government has no clue on how to manage a municipality ... Read More »

Where the Hell is Jared Knaus?

Wake Forest Police are asking for the public’s help locating Jared Timothy Knaus, 204 Plantation Dr., Youngsville, whose photo is shown. At approximately 12:18 a.m. Monday, police were conducting a driver’s license checking station along East Wait Avenue at the entrance of the Bowling Green subdivision. While speaking with Knaus, officers detected a strong odor of marijuana. After initially consenting ... Read More »

Police Investigating North Allen Road Shooting

The Wake Forest Police Department is investigating a shooting death at 424 N. Allen Road. At approximately 9:40 p.m. police responded to a reported shooting along the 400 block of North Allen Road. Upon their arrival, officers located a male subject who had been shot. He was transported by EMS to WakeMed where he was pronounced deceased upon arrival. Anyone ... Read More »

Wake Forest Police Release Fatal Shooting 911 Call

As part of the public record, the Wake Forest Police Department has released the 911 call from the tragic shooting last night. The purpose of the release of such calls by all law enforcement departments is to help the general public put the event into context by understanding how an event started. Listening to these calls can be painful at ... Read More »

Wife Meets Polite Heroin Dealers Before Bust

In a small world twist of events it turns out my wife was picking up a little Kung Pao to go at Asian Gardens when the old crown vic with the dudes below pulled in and parked next to her. She said she exchanged pleasantries with them before getting in her van and bring home the goods. Pam said, “They ... Read More »

Wake Forest PD ATV is Full of Sheetz

In response to the sweltering heat enveloping our area, members of the Wake Forest Police Department have begun distributing free bottles of iced water while patrolling the town’s greenways. The bottled water was donated by the Wake Forest Sheetz Convenience Store, located at 1895 S. Franklin St. Officers regularly patrol the greenways in all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) purchased through a grant. ... Read More »

More Unknown Dudes the Wake Forest Police Want to Identify

The Wake Forest Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying the two subjects shown in the surveillance camera images below. The individuals are wanted for questioning in connection with a larceny of groceries that occurred on June 10, 2015 at Wal-Mart, located at 2118 South Main Street. Anyone who believes they may recognize or know the whereabouts of ... Read More »

Are These Your Kids WFPD Wants?

   The Wake Forest Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying the two subjects shown in the surveillance camera image below. The individuals are wanted for questioning in connection with a larceny that on May 29, 2015.  Anyone who believes they may recognize or know the whereabouts of this individual is encouraged to call the Police Department Tip ... Read More »

Wake Forest Police Department Not Perfect, But Wonderful

In the past week or so there has been rumblings from some about the Wake Forest Police Department. WFPD, like any organization is made up of individuals that have great days and crappy days. Nobody is perfect. I thought I was but my wife reminds me that I’m not. So this might be a good opportunity to talk openly about ... Read More »

Wake Forest PD to Provide Safety When Selling Your Old Nasty Stuff to Strangers

A 2014 “Daily Dot” study of Craigslist transactions in the United States over a 30-day period revealed the occurrence of 74 criminal incidents in 27 states, including the District of Columbia. Of those incidents, 11 resulted in violence, three resulted in death, and eight carried a threat of violence. In an effort to protect Wake Forest residents from becoming victims ... Read More »