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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3 American workers killed in Afghan hospital
At least three American medical workers in Afghanistan were killed Thursday by an officer guarding the hospital, Kabul police said. The three men killed were among four American workers shot at the CURE hospital in downtown Kabul, city police spokesma...
Crash shuts down Bus. 85 south near High Point
All lanes of Business 85 south were shut down Thursday morning following a crash involving multiple vehicles.
NC BBQ restaurant owner faces drug charges
Police in Gaston County say a barbecue restaurant was selling more than barbecue to some customers.
NC woman charged in stabbing death of husband
A Caldwell County woman has been arrested and charged with stabbing her husband to death.
Judge to rule against NC teacher tenure law
A Guilford County judge is backing two school districts fighting a North Carolina law that phases out job protections for public school teachers in favor of employment contracts.
NC strawberry growers expect strong season
North Carolina strawberry growers are expecting a strong season despite the late spell of cold weather.
ER in Galax hospital reopens after fire
The emergency room at Twin County Hospital in Galax, Virginia has reopened and is now treating patients.
Compost facility catches fire in High Point
Crews battled a fire at a landfill compost facility in High Point Wednesday evening.
Deputies: Man cut, held against will for nearly 2 days
Four people were charged on suspicion of assaulting and cutting a man and holding him against his will for nearly two days.
Police: Homeowner shoots at suspected burglar
A homeowner shot toward a suspect during a home break-in Wednesday morning, police said. The suspect is still on the loose.