CRIME & SAFETY
NC student dies after jumping out of moving school bus, police say
A Winston-Salem high school student died after jumping out of a moving school bus earlier this month, according to a Winston-Salem Police Department news release.
High Point Police Identify Woman Killed in House Shooting
In a recent update from High Point, police have identified the victim of a fatal shooting incident. The 29-year-old, Sasantana Bailey, was found in a Blair Avenue residence yesterday morning. The investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting continues.
City of Winston-Salem investigating bar after multiple shootings in November
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — Multiple people have been shot at a bar in Winston-Salem this month, and the city is now stepping in to investigate. “We plan on moving fairly quickly if we can because we certainly are concerned about this location,” said Winston-Salem Mayor Allen Joines. Joines says the city is stepping in after […]
Traffic stop leads to recovery of stolen gun, drugs
ROWN COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - A traffic stop near I-85 in Rowan County resulted in the recovery of a stolen gun and drugs, according to law enforcement. Bennie Deyon Anthony Calvin, 44, of Linwood, was charged with false imprisonment, two counts of assault on a female, communicating threats, injury to personal property, maintaining a dwelling or vehicle for controlled substances, possessing a stolen firearm, altering the serial number of a firearm, possession of up to 0.5 ounces of marijuana, driving while his license was revoked, signal or movement violation, two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and two counts of trafficking in cocaine. Bond was set at $225,000.
Santa Patrol aims to curb retail crime in Salisbury
Smith said the department’s goal is to decrease property crimes by 10 percent during this year’s campaign compared to last year’s.
Video: 8 displaced, firefighter injured in NC house fire
Eight people were displaced and a firefighter was injured as the result of a house fire that took place on Friday night, according to the Thomasville Fire Department.
One person hospitalized after vehicle collision, being trapped under building
MOUNT ULLA — A motorist was trapped inside their car under a building after being struck by another vehicle that reportedly ran a stop sign, according to a trooper with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. The driver of the original car, a black BMW, was trapped under the building after his car ran off […] The post One person hospitalized after vehicle collision, being trapped under building appeared first on Salisbury Post.
Police: Stray bullet flies through window at home owned by Elizabeth Dole
SALISBURY, N.C. (WBTV) - Police in Salisbury say they believe it was a stray bullet that went through a window of the dining room at a home owned by Salisbury native and former U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Dole. According to the report, a property manager discovered the hole in the window...
Man at NC Walmart stalked woman, followed her home, hid under her car, sheriff says
The man was on pre-trial release for previous stalking charges, deputies said.
Multiple Shootings and Accidents Under Investigation in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, and High Point; House Fires Displace Families in Thomasville and Danville
Catch up on the latest headlines with WXII 12 News. Overnight shootings in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, and High Point leave multiple victims, a highway crash shuts down part of Greensboro Highway, and house fires displace families in Thomasville and Danville. Stay tuned for more details.
Two arrested for possession of methamphetamine after witness notices ‘suspicious car’
By Robert Sullivan firstname.lastname@example.org SALISBURY — Two people were arrested after police say they were called in reference to a suspicious-looking, damaged vehicle. The witness also said that they saw the two people pulling a car bumper out of the nearby woods. Police were called to a home in the 200 block of Excel Drive […] The post Two arrested for possession of methamphetamine after witness notices ‘suspicious car’ appeared first on Salisbury Post.
Adoptive mother who killed Erica Parsons out of federal custody, now set to serve life sentence in North Carolina
SALISBURY, N.C. — Casey Parsons, the Salisbury, North Carolina woman who pleaded guilty to killing adoptive daughter Erica Parsons, has been transferred from federal custody. She will now begin serving her life sentence in a North Carolina state prison. Records from the Federal Bureau of Prisons show Parsons was...
‘Santa Patrol’ underway in Salisbury to keep shoppers safe
It’s a combination of a police presence in shopping areas and the use of new technology like portable camera systems.
‘Slow down and move over!’ Drivers in a hurry chastised after fatal I-85 wreck
NC emergency responders on Facebook called out drivers who are in a hurry and fail to slow down at wreck scenes.
Man arrested for multiple vehicle break-ins
An alert resident led to the arrest of a Greensboro man for breaking into multiple vehicles in Advance. That resident called at 10:06 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 24, stating that a man was breaking into vehicles in the Redland Road/Lavender Farm Trail area. They even gave a description of the suspect’s truck, a white Dodge […] The post Man arrested for multiple vehicle break-ins appeared first on Davie County Enterprise Record.
Winston-Salem Fire Department Responds to Apartment Fire, Issues Warning on Fireplace Safety
Discover how a fireplace mishap led to an apartment fire in Winston-Salem, prompting the fire department to issue a crucial warning. Learn about the dangers of chimney fires during colder months and the importance of proper fireplace usage and maintenance to prevent potential disasters.
Fatal Collision on High Point Road Claims Life of Winston-Salem Woman
• A woman named Passhun Pische Wilson died in a car crash on High Point Road in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • The crash involved two vehicles, a Hyundai and a Honda. • Wilson, the driver of the Hyundai, was unresponsive and pronounced dead at the scene.
Warrants issued after alleged assault with candle, shard of glass during robbery
By Robert Sullivan email@example.com SALISBURY — The Salisbury Police Department has issued warrants for arrest after a man allegedly broke into a home and threatened the homeowner with a shard of glass on Tuesday. The incident began around 1:30 in the morning while the homeowner was sleeping, according to spokesperson for the Salisbury Police Department. […] The post Warrants issued after alleged assault with candle, shard of glass during robbery appeared first on Salisbury Post.
A 36-Year-Old Woman Went Missing Driving from North Carolina to California in 2007
The story of Margaret Elmira Bowser, known to her friends as "Mira," is a chilling reminder of how quickly someone can vanish without a trace. At the age of 36, Margaret set off on a cross-country journey from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, to San Francisco, California, in 2007. This trip marked the beginning of a mystery that continues to baffle investigators and haunt those who knew her.
Friday morning collision leaves one dead
ROWAN COUNTY — One person is dead after a crash on Interstate 85 reportedly involving a driver attempting to pass a parked emergency vehicle, according to an emergency official. Rowan County Emergency Services shared in a Facebook post that emergency personnel were responding to a prior accident when a driver attempted to pass through at […] The post Friday morning collision leaves one dead appeared first on Salisbury Post.