Police report early this morning


Police walking the beat - File Photo.


Police are investigating a traffic accident that has left a male pedestrian dead. The incident reportedly occurred around 2:30 am on Sunday 29th January, 2012.

Initial police reports indicate that a 2005 silver L300 driven by a male, was traveling north on Baillou Hill Road in the area of West End Avenue when the incident occurred.

Active police investigations continue.


Police are investigating two (2) separate shooting incidents that have left two (2) men in hospital in critical condition.

The first incident reportedly occurred shortly after 2:00 am on Sunday 29th January, 2012 at an apartment at Wilson Tract.

Initial police reports indicate that three (3) men, one of whom was armed with a handgun entered the apartment and demanded cash. It is reported that the occupants of the home refused, which resulted in gunshots being fired and a 49 year old male being shot to the back.

The second incident occurred shortly after 4:00 am at a Club on Wulff Road. Police are uncertain of the circumstances surrounding this incident; however, the victim a 31 year old male of Lincoln Boulevard was taken to hospital via private vehicle where he is detained in serious condition.

Police are investigating both matters and are appealing to members of the public who may have any information to contact police at 919, 322-3333, the CENTRAL DETECTIVE UNIT @ 502-9991, 502-9910 or CRIME STOPPERS @ 328-TIPS.

CRIME TIP: As a citizen you can assist in the fight against crime. Become acquainted with your neighbours and be the eyes and ears for each other. Establish an active neighbourhood watch and create a bond through such service. An active neighbourhood watch will definitely reduce crime and improve your community.

For more information on establishing a neighbourhood watch in your community, contact the National Crime Prevention Office at 302-8430/1. Working together we can rebuild our community and our nation.