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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Local News

GOP establishment braces for SC showdown
Donald Trump's dominance in the New Hampshire primary is sparking a feverish battle in South Carolina for someone to emerge as the establishment favorite.
Wanted suspect ID'd in downtown W-S shooting death
Arrest warrants have been issued in connection with a shooting in downtown Winston-Salem last weekend.
3 teens injured in SUV crash identified
Three teens were injured, one critically, after being thrown from an SUV in a crash late Tuesday night.
Winston-Salem man charged with bigamy
A Winston-Salem man has been arrested on a charge of felony bigamy.
Va. Senate votes to raise speed limit for reckless driving
The Virginia Senate has passed a bill that would prevent some drivers from being charged with reckless driving for going 11 miles over the speed limit.
Gun compromise legislation easily passes Va. House
The Virginia House has approved three bills that make up a deal on gun policy hammered out by Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe and top Republicans.
Andy Griffith, 'Cam Newton' video goes viral
There are lots of famous episodes of The Andy Griffith Show, and one of them sees Sheriff Andy Taylor talk to his son Opie after losing a race.
Woman charged in shooting of boyfriend in Rowan Co.
A woman has been arrested in connection with the shooting of her boyfriend over the weekend.
2 charged in shooting death of on-duty NC taxi driver
Police have arrested a second suspect in the shooting death of a Raleigh cab driver earlier this week.
Trial of Noah Thomas' mom to proceed without jury
The trial of the mother of a Virginia boy found dead in a septic tank will be decided by a judge, rather than a jury.