To see if someone is in the Forsyth County Jail system, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, go to the Forsyth Sheriff Inmate Inquiry page.
There are two methods to search for inmates on this page:
Check the Roster
Search by Name
CHECK THE ROSTER
- You will see the roster of current inmates.
- Use your cursor to scroll through the list and locate your inmate.
TIP: Use the double arrows at the bottom of the display to quickly page through the names until you get to the list of names beginning with the first letter of your inmate’s last name.
TIP: Use the page number dropdown menu to select a page to go to in search of the names.
SEARCH BY NAME
Click on the “Filter Inmate List” button at the bottom of the list.
Use the dropdown menu on the left to select a filter from:
- Last Name
- First Name
- Middle Name
- Primary Charge
- Arrest Date
- Booking Agency
Use the middle dropdown list to choose either:
- Equal (This will list only inmates who match what you enter exactly)
- Begins With (This will list all inmates whose criteria-such as last name-begins with the information you enter. Good choice if you are not sure of the spelling of the name)
Enter the requested information into the search box on the right.
Click on “Find”.
AVAILABLE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FORSYTH COUNTY INMATE
Locate your inmate from the displayed list and click on the name to view:
Inmate’s Full Name
- Arrest Date
- Release Date
- Next Court Date
- Bond Amount
- Docket Number
FORSYTH COUNTY CRIMINAL COURT SEARCH
There may be times when you want to know more about this or other Forsyth County Criminal Court case. You can do this by going to the Forsyth County Case Query page.
- Use the dropdown “County” menu to choose Forsyth County.
- Choose “District” or “Superior” court. (If unsure, choose “Both”)
- Enter the defendant’s name in the box.
- Jones (last name only)
- Jones, S (last name + comma + first initial)
- Click on “Submit Query”.
Locate the case in the displayed list and click on the case number link to the right of the name to view:
- Defendant’s Full Name
- Court Date
- Session: AM/PM
- Court Room
- Offense Code
With more than 9,000 jails and prisons across the country, trying to locate an inmate can feel like searching for a needle in a haystack. On this page, you will find the Forsyth County inmate search, inmate lists, inmate roster, arrest reports and/or booking information for the Forsyth County Detention Center in the city of Winston-Salem, Forsyth County in the state of North Carolina.
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