An Agency of
Tim Wooten and Associates LLC
Post Office Box 182 * Lewisville, NC 27023
" 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. While we are based in Winston-Salem, we have the capabilities to serve clients throughout the state and beyond.
Our Chief Investigator is Tim Wooten.
We provide clients with detailed reports and we'll testify in Court
We can process or re-process and evaluate previously processed crime scenes and evidence
We can provide photographic evidence for Domestic Violence cases as well.
We can investigate fleet vehicle and industrial job site accidents
Triad Investigations is part of a network of experienced investigators and forensic specialists, who can bring their talents or special expertise to any investigation at just the right time. That allows us to keep costs competitive for our clients because our clients pay only for services they actually receive and not for specialists retained on our payroll but never used during your investigation.
Our investigators are former law enforcement and investigative professionals. They have worked for or trained with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies. Each are highly skilled and very experienced in conducting complicated in-depth investigations. They are familiar with high profile investigations and understand the scrutiny that can accompany such cases.
Tim served over 40 years in local law enforcement, working in many capacities including crime scene investigator, detective, patrol officer, instructor, field training officer, latent print examiner, crime scene expert, first line supervisor, division supervisor, crime lab supervisor, Assistant Police Chief, Chief Deputy Sheriff and Chief of Police.
During his career, Tim assisted with and supervised the handling of thousands of investigations pertaining to motor vehicle accidents, hit and run collisions, assaults, thefts, frauds, drug violations, robberies, burglaries, sexual offenses and suspicious fires. He handled searches for missing children and seniors, along with supervising manhunts for fugitives. He's conducted hundreds of death investigations pertaining to drownings, vehicle fatalities, drug over doses, suicides, fire fatalities, suspicious or unusual deaths and homicides. He's worked some of North Carolina's most notorious and highly publicized cases.
Tim is known for utilizing innovative methods for developing latent fingerprints and other evidence at crime scenes. In 1980, he was the first case in the state to use broken headlamp and taillight filaments, to determine which vehicle had their lights turned off at the time of a deadly night time car crash. 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). Also in 1988, Tim served as lead crime scene investigator on Forsyth County's largest mass shooting scene. (Old Salisbury Road / State v Michael Hayes). He has investigated multiple officer involved shooting incidents, in-custody deaths and a variety of use of force situations.
Tim designed and implemented the first formal crime lab used by the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office and developed Crime Scene Investigator Training Programs and Operating Procedures for the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office, Winston-Salem Police Department, Cooleemee Police Department and the East Spencer Police Department.