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Police: Fund for Injured Motorcycle Patrolman

Story from staff reports. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, N.C. – On Friday, Cary Police Officer Chad Penland was making a routine traffic stop near the corner of NC55 and Morrisville-Carpenter. But a collision between the motorcycle patrolman and an oncoming vehicle almost ended in tragedy. Now the Cary PBA is seeking your help. Read more

Charity Dog Wash in Cary on Saturday

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo by Brooke Meyer.

Cary, NC – Dogtopia, a full service doggie spa, is holding a Charity Dog Wash on Saturday from 10-4 to benefit local K-9 police units. Read more

Citizens Police Academy Enrolling Now

 

Cary, NC – Ever want to get behind the scenes at the Cary Police Department? The Town of Cary offers a free program called the Citizens Police Academy and it’s accepting enrollment now through August 10, 2011. Read more

Bear-y Cary?

From staff reports. Photo by Mark L. Watson.

Cary, NC – Black bears have been reported as being sighted in Raleigh and Garner and now in Cary. It is unknown whether or not this is the same bear wandering the Triangle. Read more

Editorial: The Cooper Murder Story

An editorial by Hal Goodtree, Publisher of CaryCitizen.

Cary, NC – My friend Pagliacci, a professional photo journalist, wrote last week to mock me about our lack of coverage concerning the murder of Nancy Cooper. “It’s the biggest story of the year and you missed it!” he crowed.

Au contraire, my sad friend. We chose not to cover it. Here’s why.  Read more

Mental Health: PTSD and Law Enforcement

Story from staff reports. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Randy Byrd, President of the Cary PBA, wrote to us to help spread the word about an upcoming seminar on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Suicide Prevention for Law Enforcement workers. Read more

Crime: The Case of the Slashed Tires

Story from staff reports. Photo by Lacey & Cielle.

Cary, NC – This is a disturbing item. Cary Police are seeking your help in an investigation of 30 tire-slashings this past Sunday night. Two Cary teens have been arrested and admitted to the crimes. Read more

Police Stories: Town Closes Books on 33 Burglary Cases

Story by Matt Young. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Recently, we reported on the rash of burglaries in Cary. Last week, Cary Police arrested four people believed to be responsible for 33 break-ins. The suspects face from 6 months to 14 years of imprisonment. Read more

Neighborhood Watch: Waldo Rood

Story from staff reports. Photos by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Over the last several months, there’s been a rash of Cary burglaries – 220 of them in the last 15 months, to be exact. And more recently there has been a virtual wave in the Waldo Rood/Cary Parkway area. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Involved Citizens, Transit, CPD, Holiday Stuff

From the blog of  Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through December 12, 2010

Citizens Helping Cary

Monday started with a staff member meeting. This staff member is part of the Town of Cary LEAD (Leadership Enhancement and Development) class of 2011. Her project studies the Planning, Engineering, and Parks Departments public involvement process and looks for ways to improve. I talked about many of the experiences I have had with public involvement including some when I was not in office. I believe public involvement is essential in understanding and meeting the needs of our community. Read more