Newton County, AR Arrest Records

Newton County, AR is among the safest counties in the USA with 3.28 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Pulaski, Washington, Boone, Saline, White counties in Arkansas.
Newton County, AR property crime rate is 11.34 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 49 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 13.95% compared to 2015.

Newton County, AR Crime Rate

Total arrests in Newton County in 2016 increased by 18.37% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 17 to 26 while non-violent crime increased by 11.11% from 81 to 90.

5 Crimes In Newton County, AR in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 49
Burglary 35
Aggravated assault 22
Motor vehicle theft 6
Revised rape 3

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Newton County increased by 52.94% from 2015 and increased by 160% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 10 to 26. In 2016 violent crime rate in Newton County was 30.19% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.328%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Newton County increased by 11.11% from 2015 and increased by 13.92% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 79 to 90. In 2016 property crime rate in Newton County was 60.1% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.134%.

How Newton stands up against other counties

Newton vs. Searcy

You’ll be in more risk in Newton compared to Searcy county that had 42.47% lower crime rate compared to Newton county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Searcy county.
Larceny rates of 6.1744 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 4.0166 in Searcy county.

Newton vs. Cleveland

You’ll be in more risk in Newton compared to Cleveland county that had 32.76% lower crime rate compared to Newton county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 2.7722 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.8494 in Cleveland county.
Burglary rates of 4.4103 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 3.6403 in Cleveland county.

Names with the most arrests in Newton

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Newton, Arkansas, the most crimes, that's 33.95% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Newton County is 0.56% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 4 daily crimes that occur in Newton County.
  • Newton, AR is more violent than Searcy.
  • In Newton County you have a 1 in 68 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Newton, AR have increased by 18.37%.

Newton Police Departments

Names in Newton County