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Have you seen this person? Wake Forest Police ask for help

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Police Department is asking for help identifying the subject shown in the above surveillance camera images. The individual is wanted for questioning in connection with an Aug. 4 breaking and entering of a motor vehicle in the parking lot of the Wake...
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Youngsville man busted in prostitution sting

RALEIGH — A Youngsville man is in the Wake County jail on a $202,000 bond for allegedly pimping out a 15-year-old girl for sex. Jeffrey Michael Botellio, 49, 101 Beechwood Drive, was arrested by Raleigh Police Officer W.E. Faircloth Aug. 10 at 3:15 a.m. at the Raleigh Police...
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National Night Out around corner

by Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — Police are unveiling a new community watch program at this year’s National Night Out to provide for a safer Franklinton. Friday Aug 6, two local communities will participate in the annual National Night Out. Franklinton will be holding it’s...
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Armed robbery an ‘inside job’

by Carrie C. Causey WAKE FOREST — Two people have been arrested in an armed robbery that is believed to be an inside job. July 7, police responded to the McDonald’s on Forestville Road just before 1:30 a.m. The manager, Regina Ebony Ellis, 29, 310 S. Swain St., Raleigh, reported...

Home invaders nabbed

By Jonathan McNamara FRANKLINTON — A robbery investigation has led to the arrest of Nakisha Nicole Stewart, 27, of 155 Mark Street, Franklinton, and Shakema Teairra Strickland, 22, of 539 TK Allen Road, Louisburg. Stewart was arrested on warrants by Deputy N. Rinker for attempted...