Crimes By Category

The following is a list of the names of the crimes reported by the Winston-Salem Police Department. The list is broken down into categories. Clicking on a category will perform a search of all crimes reported in the last week. Clicking on a specific crime will search within the last month.

Searches done by clicking on these links will return results within a radius of 10 miles from the approximate city center of Winston-Salem.



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U.S. courts allies, strikes ISIS near Baghdad
As world leaders struggled to come up with strategies to combat the threat from ISIS, U.S. military aircraft targeted one of the Islamist militant group's positions near Baghdad.
Tractor-trailer accident closes part of Interstate 40
Two tractor trailers were involved in an accident that shut down the eastbound lanes of Interstate 40.
Darryl Hunt's wife files motion for domestic violence order
The wife of a man released from prison about a decade ago after being wrongly convicted in a 1984 Winston-Salem rape and murder has filed a motion to obtain a domestic violence protective order against him.
Police: Letter found with Anna Smith's body
A letter was found with the body of a missing Appalachian State University student from the Triad found Saturday in Boone, police said.
Man charged in $20K metal theft from business
A man was arrested in connection with the theft of $20,000 worth of metal from a Triad business.
2 charged in dozens of car break-ins in Rockingham Co.
Two men face several dozen charges in connection with a string of break-ins in Rockingham County over the past month.
Judge dismisses case against NC legislative protester
A Wake County Superior Court judge has dismissed a trespassing case against a protester arrested at the N.C. Legislative Building, a ruling that could impact future cases.
Motorcyclist dies after Winston-Salem crash
A motorcyclist died following a collision with a car Monday morning in Winston-Salem.
Governor, lawmakers announce Va. budget cuts
Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe and state lawmakers are announcing cuts to state agencies, universities, and local governments to help fill a projected budget gap and preserve Virginia's AAA bond rating.
Duke Energy to spend $500M for more solar power
The country's largest electricity company plans to spend $500 million to expand its solar electricity use in North Carolina with three generating facilities of its own and power purchased from five others built by investors.