Winston-salem, NC Crime & Safety


NC men accused of raping, drugging woman on spring break in Florida now charged with murder

MIAMI BEACH, Florida -- Two North Carolina men accused of raping a 24-year-old Pennsylvania woman during spring break in Miami Beach now also face first-degree murder charges. On Wednesday, a grand jury in Miami-Dade County found Evoire Collier, 21, and Dorian Taylor, 25, both of Greensboro, North Carolina, responsible for the fentanyl-induced death in March of Christine Englehardt of Richboro, Pennsylvania. She met the men while visiting South Beach, and went with them to her room at the Albion Hotel, prosecutors said.
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Greensboro, NCMy Fox 8

New Garden Road closed after crash knocks down powerlines

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — A single-vehicle crash involving downed lines has shut down part of New Garden Road. New Garden Road between Quadrangle Drive and West Friendly Avenue is currently closed. Duke Energy is on the scene. Greensboro police say it could be 4 hours before the road is re-opened,...

City Council Told It Can’t View Police BWC Videos, Yet

The Greensboro City Council plans to spend a lot of time looking at police body worn camera videos. That is, if City Attorney Chuck Watts can get permission from the courts for councilmembers to view the videos. At the monthly public forum meeting of the Greensboro City Council on Monday,...
Guilford County,

Sheriff’s Department Gets A Grip On Gun Permits Process

Pistol purchase permits and concealed carry permits in Guilford County – like many other things in 2020 and 2021 – have taken a lot longer than usual thanks to the pandemic. However, on Thursday, Aug. 5, the Guilford County Sheriff’s Department announced that, after taking a host of actions to...

Boonville woman charged with multiple drug offenses

A Boonville woman was arrested on drug charges on July 30 at a motel near I-77 and U.S. 21. Other occupants of the motel reported suspicious activity consistent with the use and sales of controlled substances. The Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office began surveillance of the area and located Michelle Diane Crouse, age 45 who had outstanding warrants for drug violations.
Winston-salem, NCWinston-Salem Journal

Drug Task Force: Couple had cocaine, THC oil, heroin, LSD, mushrooms and other controlled substances at Winston-Salem residences

The Forsyth County Drug Task Force arrested two Winston-Salem residents on 39 separate charges after the task force received a tip that illegal drugs were being sold from a home on Tise Avenue, authorities said Tuesday. Matthew Brandon Jackson, 39, faces 29 charges, including felony trafficking of cocaine, multiple felony...
Yadkin County,

Suspect arrested in Booger Swamp break-in

A Yadkinville man was arrested after two calls from a home on Booger Swamp Road reporting a breaking and entering. Yadkin County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the home twice on July 28 in reference to a breaking and entering in progress but were unable to locate a suspect at that time. Through video surveillance provided by the homeowners, deputies identified Osvaldo Salas Ramirez, age 20. According to the Sheriff’s Office other evidence was found at the scene which allegedly linked Ramirez to the crime.
Winston-salem, NCcbs17

Juvenile shot, taken to hospital in Winston-Salem

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — A juvenile victim is in the hospital after a shooting on Tuesday afternoon, according to a Winston-Salem Police Department news release. At 4:01 p.m., Winston-Salem officers were sent to Medical Center Boulevard when they were told about a shooting. Two juveniles were dropped off at Baptist...