Independence County, AR Arrest Records

Independence County, AR is among the safest counties in the USA with 4.09 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.
Independence County, AR property crime rate is 12.89 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 269 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 41.65% compared to 2015.

Independence County, AR Crime Rate

Total arrests in Independence County in 2016 decreased by 29.18% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 153 to 152 while non-violent crime decreased by 35.09% from 738 to 479.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 269
Burglary 160
Aggravated assault 134
Motor vehicle theft 50
Arson 20

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Independence County decreased by 0.65% from 2015 and increased by 11.76% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 136 to 152. In 2016 violent crime rate in Independence County was 12.85% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.409%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Independence County decreased by 35.09% from 2015 and decreased by 69.02% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,546 to 479. In 2016 property crime rate in Independence County was 54.66% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.289%.

How Independence stands up against other counties

Independence vs. Boone

You’ll be in more risk in Independence compared to Boone county that had 22.79% lower crime rate compared to Independence county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.4036 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.9650 in Boone county.
Arson rates of 0.5381 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0268 in Boone county.

Independence vs. Union

You’ll be in more risk in Independence compared to Union county that had 48.76% lower crime rate compared to Independence county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.4036 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0501 in Union county.
Burglary rates of 4.3048 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 2.8330 in Union county.

Names with the most arrests in Independence

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Independence, Arkansas, the most crimes, that's 35.06% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 31-40.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Independence County is 0.49% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 4.65 daily crimes that occur in Independence County.
  • Independence, AR is more violent than Boone.
  • In Independence County you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Independence, AR have decreased by 29.18%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Independence, AR

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  • Date of Birth: 06-02-1990 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 04-10-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 28
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Black
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  • Height: 71 inches
  • Weight: 250 lbs.
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Arkansas
  • Address: N/A
  • State: Arkansas
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  • Booking Date: 2019-04-10 00:00:00
  • Location: Garland County Waiting List (Address: N/A)
  • Summary: On April 10, 2019, Independence County Law Enforcement arrested 28-year-old Marcus J White in Independence, Arkansas. He is 71 inches tall, weighs 250 lbs. and has brown eyes. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for White may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Independence County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: Megan C Cargil | Magan Christian Cargill | Meagan Cargill
  • Date of Birth: 06-04-1990 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 05-17-2013 12:00:00
  • Age: 28
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: Caucasian
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  • Height: 62 inches
  • Weight: 140 lbs.
  • Hair: Blonde
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Arkansas
  • Address: N/A
  • State: Arkansas
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  • Booking Date: 2013-05-17 00:00:00
  • Location: Crawford County Waiting List (Address: N/A)
  • Summary: 28-year-old Megan C Cargill, arrested May 17, 2013 in Independence, Arkansas for Failure To Appear, Forgery, Breaking And Entering, Theft of Property (Credit/Debit Card), Theft of Property (Credit/Debit Card) - Habitual Offender, Theft by Receiving (Credit/Debit Card) - Habitual Offender, Forgery 2nd Degree - Habitual Offender. Everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Cargill’s status may be obtained from the following: Independence County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: X Batesville | Samantha L Moore | Samantha L Geiger | Samantha L Morgan
  • Date of Birth: 11-21-1986 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 03-17-2016 12:00:00
  • Age: 32
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: Caucasian
  • Ethnicity:
  • Height: 64 inches
  • Weight: 143 lbs.
  • Hair: Red
  • Eye: Green
  • Place of Birth: Arkansas
  • Address: N/A
  • State: Arkansas
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  • Booking Date: 2016-03-17 00:00:00
  • Location: Independence Cy Waiting List (Address: N/A)
  • Summary: Independence County Law Enforcement arrested 32-year-old Samantha L Morgan on March 17, 2016. The charge against Morgan is Possess W Purpose Del Meth Cocaine=> 10g < 200g, Poss Drug Paraphernalia Man Meth Cocaine, Poss Drug Paraphernalia Meth Cocaine - Probation Revocation, Poss Cont Sub Sched l,ll Meth Cocaine < 2g - Probation Revocation, Deliver Meth Cocaine < 2g - Habitual Offender. She weighs 143 lbs. with red hair and green eyes;  Morgan and all others arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty. To get more information about this arrest, contact one of the local police agencies below: Independence County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 11-01-1963 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 04-01-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 55
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Caucasian
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  • Weight: 000 lbs.
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  • Place of Birth: Arkansas
  • Address: N/A
  • State: Arkansas
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  • Booking Date: 2019-04-01 00:00:00
  • Location: Independence Cy Waiting List (Address: N/A)
  • Summary: On April 01, 2019, Donnie L Hyde, 55, was arrested by police near Independence, Arkansas. He is inches tall, weighs 000 lbs.. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Hyde’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Independence County Law Enforcement
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  • Date of Birth: 02-16-1983 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 04-01-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 36
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Caucasian
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  • Height: 70 inches
  • Weight: 200 lbs.
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Arkansas
  • Address: N/A
  • State: Arkansas
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  • Booking Date: 2019-04-01 00:00:00
  • Location: Independence Cy Waiting List (Address: N/A)
  • Summary: Police in the area of Independence, Arkansas arrested Christopher L Elliott on April 01, 2019. Elliott is 36 years old, weighs 200 lbs. with brown hair and blue eyes.  All criminal suspects including Christopher L Elliott are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Independence County Law Enforcement.

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