Wake Forest Police Department

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

Wake Forest Police Officers Promoted to More Work

Yesterday Wake Forest Police Chief Jeffrey M. Leonard probably silently chuckled within when he proudly announced the promotion of Corporal Lee Godfrey to the rank of Sergeant and Officer Andrew Albert to the rank of Corporal. He knew what lay in front of them. Both WFPD officers are gracious and kind humans who hopefully will not have the joy sucked …

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Franklinton Residents Arrested in Wake Forest Robbery

Police have arrested three Franklinton residents in connection with a Sunday morning burglary along Thornrose Way. Ollin Lee Estes, Jr., 1672 Morris Road, Franklinton, has been charged with one count of first degree burglary. Daniel Todd Williams and Samantha Oakley, also of 1672 Morris Road, Franklinton, have each been charged with felony possession of stolen property. Authorities say during the …

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Gas Leak – Evacuation

Update 3:32 PM The scene has been reopened. All clear. — This afternoon around 2 PM a person at the Dunkin Donuts on Durham Road, next to Zaxby’s, noticed a strong odor of gasoline. It turns out is was actually coming up through the asphalt. Rut-ro. The nearby businesses, Waffle House, Zaxby’s, Dunkin’ Donuts, Rose Mart, and the Main Street …

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Burlington & Capital Snag Another Accident

Multiple Wake Forest Fire Department units, including Wake Forest Engine 2, and Wake Forest Ladder 1 were dispatched at around 8:20 PM on Saturday evening for a nasty collision at Burlington Mills and Capital Blvd. The wreck closed the northbound lanes of Capital Boulevard for a while. Those of us who travel local roads are all too familiar with the …

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I Caught the Wake Forest PD Wasting Tax Dollars

So many awesome readers have been sending in photos through my Facebook page, to which I say thank you. For some reason we all enjoy seeing quirky and funny things spotted around our area. License plates and poor parking seem to top the submissions you send it. And I encourage you to keep it up. When you see something that …

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Sunday North White Street House Fire in Wake Forest

Just about noon on Sunday a very kind and observant neighbor who lives behind 600 N. White Street noticed flames or heavy smoke coming out the top of the back door to the house. She called 9-1-1 and started the Wake Forest Fire Department, Wake Forest Police, and related Wake EMS and Eastern Wake EMS units. People on the scene …

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Tragic Thursday Night Capital Blvd Motorcycle Accident

On Thursday evening a little after 9 PM the call went out for Wake Forest first responders to assist a motorcyclist in trouble on Capital Boulevard in front of the Verizon store near Lowe’s Home Improvement. It was not immediately clear if the incident was the result of an accident with another vehicle. While I hope and pray the motorcycle …

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Minivan Unlucky at Shopping Center

On Thursday evening some cars decided to setup a brain twister for Wake Forest Police Department, Wake Forest Fire Department, and Wake EMS to figure out. The accident occurred at Durham Road and Cloverleaf Drive. To be honest I never knew that was the name of the road. I’m not sure if anyone was injured. If they were, please accept …

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Capital Boulevard Accident Snarls Commute Home

This afternoon before 6 PM three cars became tangled on Capital Blvd. The Wake Forest Police Department hand the scene handled. The Wake Forest Fire Department was called out along with Wake EMS to tend to one of the drivers who complained of back pain. Judging by the windshield on one of the cars involved I’m not surprised someone wasn’t …

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WFPD Wants to Know if One of These Aholes is Your Kid

The Wake Forest Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying the subjects shown in the surveillance camera images below. The individuals are wanted for questioning in connection with a breaking and entering that occurred Saturday, July 12, at Heritage High School, 1150 Forestville Road. The boys appear to know where the security camera was and then shield their …

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