Cary Police on the Hunt for Robbers

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Cary, NC – As we imagine the future of Cary, it’s good to remember that, by some measures, we have more in common with a small city than with a small town. This week, Cary Police put out a call for help solving two robberies – one in the early hours of Sunday morning, another around 9:00 AM on Monday.

The two robberies are not believed to be connected. Read more

Police: Counterfeiter Arrested in Cary

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Story from Town of Cary. Photo by Steve Pomeroy.

Cary, NC – Thanks to a tip from the Town of Apex and information from the City of Denver, the Town of Cary Police Department has charged an out-of-town suspect with fraud after he attempted to use counterfeit money to rent a Cary hotel room and purchase a car in Durham late last week. Read more

Lori Bush: Ride-Along with Cary Police

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Story by Lori Bush. Republished from her blog. Photos by Lori Bush except as noted.

Cary, NC – Last week I got the chance to ride up front and “shot gun” in what is often referred to as a ride along with a Cary Police officer.  Read more

Phoenix Project Makes Cary Safer

Officer Ken Quinlin of the Cary Police Department heads up Project Phoenix

Officer Ken Quinlan of the Cary Police Department heads up Project Phoenix

story and photo by Lindsey Chester

Cary, NC- Project Phoenix is a partnership between the police department and Town that is working with Cary apartment neighborhoods to build a sense of community. In less than 2 years, the department has seen a 13% decrease in calls to the neighborhoods that participate. Read more

Police Nab 3 Burglars

Cary, NC – Christmas may be the season of joy, but crime doesn’t take a holiday. Cary Police participated in a dramatic standoff with three burglary suspects yesterday evening, resulting in the arrest of all three. Read more

Cary Police Nab Serial Shoplifters

Cary, NC – Here was an interesting item from Town of Cary yesterday: “Cary PD Bust Pair of Professional Boosters”. Read more

Events: National Night Out

Cary, NC – More events and festivals are moving downtown. The latest, National Night Out, will take place Tuesday, August 7 and moves from Cary Towne Center. Read more

Sculpture Vandalized at Davis & High House

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo by Joshua Steadman.

Cary, NC – Ghostbuster, the ribbon-y sculpture of a horse’s head at the corner of Davis and High House, has been the victim of a graffiti attack. Read more

Protest at Miracle League Ends in Assault and Arrest

Story by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – A protest at a Miracle League of the Triangle event last weekend ended in an alleged assault and the arrest of a Raleigh man. Read more

Tony Menendez: Cary’s 2011 Employee of the Year

Story by Matt Young. Photo of Officer Menendez with Cary Police Chief Pat Bazemore by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – I had the honor of spending some time with Jose A. “Tony” Menendez recently. Before Christmas, he was named the Town of Cary’s 2011 Employee of the Year.

Tony is a humble guy, who obviously isn’t looking to be in the limelight. He just wanted to serve his country and his town. That was obvious from our conversation.

I am always taken aback when people call me “sir”, especially when it should be the other way around.  Read more