Wake Forest Police Arrest New Jersey Murder Suspect on N. Taylor Street

Wake Forest Police have apprehended a suspect wanted for murder in New Jersey. Acting on a tip from the Raleigh Police Department, Wake Forest Police earlier today located Jaquil Johnson, 26, at 714 N. Taylor St. He was arrested without incident. Johnson is being held in the Wake County Detention Center. He is expected to … Read more

WFPD Say Who This Be?

The Wake Forest Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying the subject shown in the surveillance camera image below. The individual is wanted for questioning in connection with a larceny that occurred April 19 at the Heritage Station Harris Teeter, 3638 Rogers Road. Anyone who believes they may recognize or know the whereabouts … Read more

Wake Forest Weekend DWI Checkpoint Results

The Wake Forest Police Department conducted a DWI checkpoint in the area of the 200 block of the Dr. Calvin Jones Highway/NC 98 Bypass from 11 p.m. Friday, April 24, until 2 a.m. Saturday, April 25. Officers from the Holly Springs Police Department, Apex Police Department, Cary Police Department, Morrisville Police Department, Zebulon Police Department, … Read more

DWI Checkpoint in Wake Forest This Weekend

The Wake Forest Police Department is coordinating a DWI checking station (checkpoint) this weekend. Other Wake County law enforcement agencies are expected to participate in the operation, along with additional state and local resources, as part of the Governor’s Highway Safety Program Multi-Agency task force. The task force is aimed at reducing impaired driving through … Read more

During a Police Emergency – Save Time By Calling 919-556-9111

In an emergency, seconds count. That’s why the Wake Forest Police Department is urging residents to save 919-556-9111 in their telephone contacts and use the 10-digit number to report police-related emergencies in Wake Forest. Although 911 is recognized as the official number for reporting emergencies, Wake Forest is not a part of the Raleigh-Wake 911 … Read more

Reader Wants to Know Why WFPD Motorcycle Cops Only Pull Over Black Drivers

A reader sent me the following information and observations about the Wake Forest Police Department and traffic stops by the new motorcycle cops. “On Rogers Rd just east of the school and before the Harris Teeter, I always see a motorcycle cop stopping folks. The stops are frequent enough that I see one stop on … Read more

WFPD Looking for Another Alleged Walmart Idiot

The Wake Forest Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying the subject shown in the surveillance camera image. The individual is wanted for questioning in connection with an incident that occurred in the parking lot of the Wake Forest Walmart, 2114 S. Main St., on March 23. The incident occurred at approximately 10:15 … Read more

Wake Forest Police Department Receives Grant to Establish Motorcycle Patrol Unit

The N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program recently awarded the Wake Forest Police Department an $85,000 grant to establish a new motorcycle patrol unit. The grant enabled the police department to purchase two 2015 BMW motorcycles, two mobile data terminals and uniforms for the two motorcycle patrol officers. “The Wake Forest Police Department is committed to … Read more

Police Request Public’s Assistance

The Wake Forest Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying and locating the subject shown in the surveillance camera images below. The individual is wanted for questioning in connection with a series of unauthorized credit card transactions that occurred at several businesses in October 2014. Anyone who believes they may recognize or know … Read more