Help prevent vehicle break-ins

WAKE FOREST — In recent days, vandals have struck several cars in Wake Forest. As a result, the police department is again urging area residents to lock unoccupied vehicles at all times, remove valuable items and any extra set of keys from the vehicle and double check to make...
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Wake schools name new superintendent, consider separate police force

CARY — The Wake County School Board tackled several sticky issues June 18. In its work session prior to the regular meeting, board members reviewed current policy on Level 1, or short term suspensions up to two days, and addressed potential changes. While overall the number of...
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Officer moves up to chief – Former K-9 cop David Hess now in Wilson’s Mills

by David Leone WILSON’S MILLS — Former Wake Forest Officer David Hess has a new job: police chief. Hess made the leap from a medium-sized department to a four-man force in Wilson’s Mills last week, starting June 17. “He was the best applicant we had,” said Richard Hicks, Wilson’s...
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Police request public’s assistance

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying the subject shown in the surveillance camera image above. The individual is wanted for questioning in connection with an unauthorized credit card transaction that occurred May 16 at the...