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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Heavy fighting pushes Gaza toll over 1,100
Three weeks into the Gaza conflict, fighting is intensifying, the death toll is climbing and Israel has warned its citizens to be ready for a prolonged battle. Efforts to bring about a lasting cease-fire between Israel and Hamas have failed to gain tr...
Woman charged with arson in Winston-Salem apartment fire
Two people were treated on scene for smoke inhalation. A firefighter injured his thumb and was taken to the hospital.
NC attorney general won't defend gay marriage ban
North Carolina's attorney general says his office will no longer defend the state's voter-approved ban on same sex marriage in court after a federal appeals court ruled a similar prohibition in neighboring Virginia unconstitutional.
70-year-old flown to hospital after crash
A 70-year-old woman was flown to the hospital following a crash Monday afternoon in Burlington.
NC hospital janitor accused of assaulting patients
Authorities in Richmond County have arrested a janitor at Sandhills Regional Medical Center who they say assaulted two female patients in the hospital's psychiatric ward.
Car plunges into NC river with kids inside; mom charged
A Gastonia woman was scheduled for a court appearance after the N.C. Highway Patrol said she drove her car into the South Fork of the Catawba River with her children restrained in the rear seat.
NC mayor hopes walk to Washington saves hospital
A North Carolina mayor fighting to reopen a hospital in his rural North Carolina town is finishing his protest march to the nation's capital.
Gold's Gym to buy Rush Fitness
All eight Triad locations of The Rush Fitness Complex  will soon become part of the Gold's Gym chain.
Former Va. governor's corruption trial begins
Jury selection has begun in the corruption trial of a former Virginia governor and his wife in Richmond.
Man injured in fall from NC waterfall
First responders in Saluda say a man has been injured while rappelling near Bradley Falls.