Post Office Box 182 * Lewisville, NC 27023
An Agency of Tim Wooten and Associates LLC
" Based in the Triad - Serving all of North Carolina "
About Triad Investigations
Triad Investigations is locally owned and operated. We're centrally located in North Carolina in the area known as the Piedmont Triad, which includes Winston-Salem, Greensboro and High Point.
Our Chief Investigator is Tim Wooten who spent over 40 years in local law enforcement. Tim served in a variety of positions throughout his career such as Telecommunicator; Crime Scene Investigator; Deputy Sheriff; Police Patrol Officer; Detective; Field Training Officer; Instructor; Unit Supervisor; Crime Lab Director; Division Manager; Assistant Police Chief; Chief Deputy and Chief of Police.
Now Tim is sharing his expertise in the private sector, so give him a call to see how he may assist you.
He designed and implemented the first in house crime lab used by the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office. He developed Crime Scene Investigator Field Training Programs along with writing Operational Procedures for the Winston-Salem Police Department, Forsyth County Sheriff's Office, Cooleemee Police Department and the East Spencer Police Department.
Tim is known for utilizing new and innovative methods for developing latent fingerprints and other evidence at crime scenes.
- In 1980, he had the first case in the state to use broken headlight and taillight filaments to determine which vehicle had
their lights turned off at the time of a deadly night time car crash in Winston-Salem.
- In 1988, he was the lead crime scene investigator on a home invasion, attempted murder and arson resulting in the first DNA
case prosecuted in North Carolina. (State Vs. Pennington).
Over the years, Tim has conducted hundreds of death investigations pertaining to drownings; vehicle fatalities; drug overdoses; suicides; fire fatalities; suspicious deaths and homicides. He's worked some of North Carolina's most notorious and highly publicized cases.
- In 1988, he was the lead crime scene investigator on Forsyth County's largest mass shooting where nine people were shot and four
killed on Old Salisbury Road. (State vs Michael Hayes).
- Tim served as Consultant for the VICELAND TV Documentary "The Devil You Know", chronicling the activities of John Lawson
(AKA Pazuzu Algarad) a Satan worshiper who killed and buried his victims in his backyard in Clemmons, North Carolina.
- Tim has also investigated officer involved shootings, in-custody deaths, use of force and excessive force complaints and
internal complaints pertaining to alleged rule violations, unbecoming conduct, dereliction of duty and public misconduct.
During his career, Tim personally investigated and supervised the handling of thousands of cases pertaining to motor vehicle accidents; industrial accidents; assaults; thefts; frauds; drug violations; residential and non-residential burglaries; armed robberies; sexual offenses; child and elder abuse; arsons and suspicious fires.
He's organized and handled searches for missing children, seniors and those with cognitive issues along with coordinating full scale manhunts for fugitives, escapees and wanted persons.
Tim has testified in court hearings and jury trials countless numbers of times as a Latent Fingerprint Examiner, Crime Scene Investigative Expert, Detective and as the first officer on the scene. He's testified in some of the most publicized and notorious cases in Winston-Salem and Forsyth County.