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.
Assault rates of 2.7722 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.0041 in Searcy county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.7560 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.3766 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.
Rape rates of 0.3780 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.2427 in Cleveland county.
Arson rates of 0.3780 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.2427 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 35.29% 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%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Newton, AR

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  • Date of Birth: 09-14-1989 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 03-20-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 29
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Caucasian
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  • Height: 70 inches
  • Weight: 155 lbs.
  • Hair: Blonde
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Arkansas
  • Address: N/A
  • State: Arkansas
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  • Booking Date: 2019-03-20 00:00:00
  • Location: Newton County Waiting List (Address: N/A)
  • Summary: On March 20, 2019, Newton County Law Enforcement arrested 29-year-old Zackary Freeman for Agg Asslt On Fam/Household - Probation Revocation in Newton, Arkansas. He is 70 inches tall, weighs 155 lbs. and has blue eyes. Agg Asslt On Fam/Household - Probation Revocation is a offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Freeman may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Newton County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 08-21-1991 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 03-19-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 27
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Caucasian
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  • Height: 69 inches
  • Weight: 172 lbs.
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Green
  • Place of Birth: Arkansas
  • Address: N/A
  • State: Arkansas
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  • Booking Date: 2019-03-19 00:00:00
  • Location: Boone County Waiting List (Address: N/A)
  • Summary: On March 19, 2019, Bryan S Martin, 27, was arrested by police near Newton, Arkansas. He is 69 inches tall, weighs 172 lbs. and has green eyes. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Martin’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Newton County Law Enforcement
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  • Date of Birth: 06-02-1980 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 03-04-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 38
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Caucasian
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  • Height: 73 inches
  • Weight: 190 lbs.
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Green
  • Place of Birth: Arkansas
  • Address: N/A
  • State: Arkansas
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  • Booking Date: 2019-03-04 00:00:00
  • Location: Ouachita County Waiting List (Address: N/A)
  • Summary: Police in the area of Newton, Arkansas arrested Jesse L Cantwell on March 04, 2019. Cantwell is 38 years old, weighs 190 lbs. with brown hair and green eyes.  All criminal suspects including Jesse L Cantwell are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Newton County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 07-28-1982 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 02-26-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 36
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Caucasian
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  • Height: 68 inches
  • Weight: 150 lbs.
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Arkansas
  • Address: N/A
  • State: Arkansas
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  • Booking Date: 2019-02-26 00:00:00
  • Location: Washington Cnty Waiting List (Address: N/A)
  • Summary: 36-year-old Jesse W Brock was arrested in Newton, Arkansas on February 26, 2019.He is 68 inches tall, weighs 150 lbs. and has brown eyes. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Newton County Law Enforcement and others with information about this arrest and related court dates can be contacted for updated information on this arrest.
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  • Date of Birth: 09-09-1996 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 01-22-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 22
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Caucasian
  • Ethnicity:
  • Height: 73 inches
  • Weight: 160 lbs.
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Arkansas
  • Address: N/A
  • State: Arkansas
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  • Booking Date: 2019-01-22 00:00:00
  • Location: Newton County Waiting List (Address: N/A)
  • Summary: Police in the area of Newton, Arkansas arrested Kawlija N Scott on January 22, 2019. Scott is 22 years old, weighs 160 lbs. with brown hair and brown eyes.  All criminal suspects including Kawlija N Scott are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Newton County Law Enforcement.

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