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

Crime: Here’s Why You Need to Close Your Garage Door

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo by Chris Corwin.

Cary, NC – Thursday morning, a man in Cary was robbed at gunpoint and duct-taped to his bed. Fortunately, Cary Police arrested the suspect within hours.

But the chilling part – the robber entered the home through an open garage door. I always leave my garage door open when I’m home. How about you? Read more