Embezzlement charges dismissed against Winston-Salem man. Judge said delays in trial violated man’s constitutional rights. | Crime

Embezzlement charges dismissed against Winston-Salem man.  Judge said delays in trial violated man's constitutional rights.  |  Crime

A Forsyth County judge dropped embezzlement charges against a Winston-Salem man on Wednesday after ruling that the man’s constitutional rights to a speedy trial had been violated. The alleged embezzlement happened between 14 and 17 years ago, and the man had been waiting to go on trial for more than six years since he was … Read more

Winston-Salem man accused of embezzling at least $300,000 tries to get charges dropped | Crime

Winston-Salem man accused of embezzling at least $300,000 tries to get charges dropped |  Crime

A Winston-Salem man facing a trial on charges that he embezzled at least $300,000 from a local businessman wants the charges dropped because he says three crucial witnesses have died and the businessman’s medical condition is so serious that he can’t testify. Charles Dewayne Washington, 59, is on trial this week for three counts of … Read more