Thursday, January 13, 2022

Wake Forest Police Department

Bad boys, bad boys, whatcha’ gonna to do. Wake Forest Police gonna come for you.

Wake Forest Man Arrested for Killing Little Girl in 1986

Wake Forest Man Arrested For Killing Little Girl

Wake Forest man arrested in 35-year-old South Carolina kidnapping & disappearance case At approximately 7:50 a.m. today, Wake Forest Police assisted Lexington County Sheriff’s Department (LCSD) of South Carolina, with the arrest of Thomas Eric McDowell, 842 N. White St. LCSD charged McDowell, 61, in connection with the kidnapping and disappearance of a four-year-old child in June 1986 in Lexington …

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Help! Where is Taylor Olivio?

The Wake Forest Police Department is requesting the public’s help locating Taylor Olivio. Taylor Olivio Taylor, 24, is a white female with blue eyes and blonde hair standing approximately 5’1” tall and weighing 170-175 pounds. She was last seen wearing a black T-shirt, blue jeans, and converse sneakers. Taylor has a dragon tattoo on one wrist and a spider tattoo …

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Crash on White Street

A single-car accident had closed all lanes along the portion of North White Street from Juniper Avenue to Spring Street. All is ok now and traffic is flowing.

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Listen to 911 Call From Murder in Wake Forest


The 911 call concerning last night’s fatal shooting is in the post. WARNING: It may be difficult for some people to listen to. Upon their arrival, officers located a 22-year-old male victim who had been shot. The individual died as a result of his injuries upon arrival at WakeMed. The investigation of the case is ongoing. Anyone with information that …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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