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Wake County Feb 21 Weekly Crime Report: 607 Incidents and 36 Crime Stories
Wake County Feb 21 Weekly Crime Report: 607 Incidents and 36 Crime Stories. During the last week, Wake County reported a total of 607 crime cases. The most prevalent crime was theft, with a staggering 251 cases, making up 41% of the total crimes. Assault and arrest followed, with 124 and 105 cases respectively, accounting for 20% and 17% of the total crimes. Vandalism was next with 58 cases, while other crimes amounted to 37 cases. The less frequent crimes were trespassing and burglary, with 15 and 13 cases respectively. The least reported crimes were robbery and disturbance, with 3 and 1 case respectively. This data suggests that property crimes such as theft and vandalism are more common in Wake County, while violent crimes like robbery and assault are less frequent but still pose a significant concern. The local authorities are urged to strengthen their efforts to combat these crimes and ensure the safety of the residents.
Driver seriously hurt in crash on Poole Road, Raleigh police say
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A driver is seriously hurt after crashing into a pole off of Poole Road, the Raleigh Police Department said Wednesday afternoon. At about 2:30 p.m., a witness told CBS 17 the car crossed several lanes of oncoming traffic before hitting the pole. They said they...
Kindgarten teacher at Raleigh school killed in rollover crash on NC-42
A kindergarten teacher from a Raleigh elementary school was killed in a crash on Tuesday when she was involved in a rollover crash on NC-42. Rita Spensser was 44 years old and from Clayton. She was a teacher at Beaverdam Elementary School. According to troopers, Spensser was T-boned on the...
Fire breaks out at Raleigh condo Wednesday evening
A Raleigh family is out of a home after a fire broke out at an apartment complex Wednesday night. The Raleigh Fire Department received the call of a fire on the 1200 block of Capability Drive in Raleigh. Authorities said the fire started in the middle unit of a five-row condo complex.
Concern growing over armed security guards at Raleigh bus station
Calls are growing to disarm security at the downtown Raleigh bus station. This comes after a private armed security team recently started patrolling the transit center. The security guards are here. You may not always be able to see them, but they are constantly patrolling and some question why are they armed.
Raleigh man appears in court for murder charge after shooting at apartment complex
Suspect in deadly Raleigh shooting makes first court appearance. A Raleigh man facing a murder charge appeared in court on Wednesday. Valentin Pacheco-Bautista, 33, is charged with murder in connection to the shooting death of a woman on Tuesday at a northeast Raleigh apartment complex. On Wednesday, Pacheco-Bautista was appointed...
One juvenile in custody, two suspects at large after chase ends in Wake County
2 suspects on the run after chase near Cornwallis Road in Wake County. One person is in custody after a chase Wednesday that went through Wake and Johnston counties. State Highway Patrol said the chase started on I-40 near mile marker 306 when they caught a vehicle going 90 mph in a 65-mph zone. Troopers realized the vehicle was stolen and gave chase.
North Carolina police seek info on indecent exposure
Raleigh Police on Tuesday released two photos of a man whom officers said they wanted to identify as a suspect involved in the indecent exposure.
Mom of 18-year-old found dead wants tragedy to be teachable moment for young people
Two 18-year-olds were hanging out Friday night. The next day, their families found them dead. One mother is working to turn her tragedy into change. Betsy Moore, the mother of Wilson Moore, described the last few days as a nightmare. She said her son was a bright light that left a positive mark on many.
2 people displaced after massive condo fire in Raleigh, officials say
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Two people lost their homes after a fire broke out at a condo building in Raleigh on Wednesday evening, fire officials said. According to the Raleigh Fire Department, firefighters were sent around 5:33 p.m. to a fire on the 1200 block of Capability Drive. Officials said the fire broke out inside a middle condo in the five-row complex.
Sign stolen after North Carolina woman shares bold message to discourage drivers from speeding
Since Jan. 1 of last year, the Wake County Sheriff’s Office has given 45 speeding citations near the area on Riley Hill Road and Rolesville Road.
New information emerges on Quantez Burks' death at Southern Regional Jail
New information emerges on Quantez Burks' death at Southern Regional Jail.
Wake County Animal Center nears capacity, urges people to consider adoption
The Wake County Animal Center is once again at capacity and is urging people to consider adopting a pet.
Two people hospitalized after crash Tuesday night in Wake County
Authorities are investigating a shots fired call and crash Tuesday night in Wake County near Rolesville. According to the Wake County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a shots fired call on Mitchell Mill Road and Jonesville Road. Authorities said no one suffered gunshot wounds, but emergency crews took two people...
Proposed Raleigh to Wilmington train route would go through Duplin County
DUPLIN COUNTY — A proposed train route from Wilmington to Raleigh would go through Duplin County, according to a concept map from the North Carolina Department of Transportation. A draft report is set to be issued in March of 2024. Two routes are being evaluated.
RobotLAB Group opens new location in Triangle
A company focusing on bringing more robots into the workforce opened its doors in the Raleigh area.
PDQ closes 4 Triangle locations; among 8 in the Carolinas
PDQ closes 4 Triangle locations; among 8 in the Carolinas.
NC man to get new trial after murder conviction vacated
A man convicted in a fatal August 2018 shooting at a Raleigh motel will get a new trial. The ruling vacates Eric Chambers' conviction for first-degree murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. It also calls for a new trial. A man died...
Why Triangle gun shops may be on ATF list for selling guns connected to crimes
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Guns are ending up in the wrong hands, even if they’re being purchased legally. A new ATF document, uncovered by USA Today through a Freedom of Information Act, lists the gun shops across the country that sell the most guns, that are then used to commit crimes.
Puppies in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in Raleigh, NC?
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around raleigh..