Dawson County, GA Arrest Records

Dawson County, GA is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.02 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Bibb, Bartow, Baldwin, Douglas, Rockdale counties in Georgia.
Dawson County, GA property crime rate is 18.73 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 331 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 10.54% compared to 2015.

Dawson County, GA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Dawson County in 2016 decreased by 10.04% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 29 to 24 while non-violent crime decreased by 9.61% from 489 to 442.

5 Crimes In Dawson County, GA in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 331
Burglary 73
Motor vehicle theft 38
Aggravated assault 16
Legacy rape 6

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Dawson County decreased by 17.24% from 2015 and increased by 60% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 15 to 24. In 2016 violent crime rate in Dawson County was 78.33% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.102%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Dawson County decreased by 9.61% from 2015 and decreased by 19.78% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 551 to 442. In 2016 property crime rate in Dawson County was 34.12% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.873%.

How Dawson stands up against other counties

Dawson vs. Butts

You’ll be in more risk in Dawson compared to Butts county that had 2.6% lower crime rate compared to Dawson county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Butts county.
Larceny rates of 14.0230 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 11.5884 in Butts county.

Dawson vs. Union

You’ll be in more risk in Dawson compared to Union county that had 41.68% lower crime rate compared to Dawson county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Union county.
Burglary rates of 3.0927 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 2.6169 in Union county.

Names with the most arrests in Dawson

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Dawson, Georgia, the most crimes, that's 29.36% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 31-40.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Dawson County is 0.4% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 5.41 daily crimes that occur in Dawson County.
  • Dawson, GA is more violent than Butts.
  • In Dawson County you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Dawson, GA have decreased by 10.04%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Dawson, GA

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  • Arrest Date: 01-15-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 27
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Black
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  • Height: 5' 10"
  • Weight: 215 lbs
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Georgia
  • Address: DAWSONVILLE, GA
  • State: Georgia
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  • Booking Date: 2020-01-15 19:26:00
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  • Summary: On January 15, 2020, Kendrick Lamar Wyche, 27, was arrested by police near Dawson, Georgia and charged with Charges Pending. He is 5' 10" tall, weighs 215 lbs and has brown eyes. Charges Pending, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Wyche’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Dawson County Law Enforcement
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  • Age: 47
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 7"
  • Weight: 175 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Georgia
  • Address: DAWSONVILLE , GA
  • State: Georgia
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  • Booking Date: 2020-01-15 10:48:00
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Dawson, Georgia arrested Michael Thomas Armstrong. Armstrong is 47 years old, weighs 175 lbs with brown hair and hazel eyes. He was charged with Driving While License Suspended/Revoked, No Registration.  All criminal suspects including Michael Thomas Armstrong are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Dawson County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 01-14-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 36
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 200 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Georgia
  • Address: GAINSVILLE, GA
  • State: Georgia
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  • Booking Date: 2020-01-14 20:08:00
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  • Summary: Matthew Scott Whelchel was arrested on January 14, 2020 in Dawson, Georgia on charges of Here for Court. He is 36 years old, 6' 0" tall, with brown hair, brown eyes and weighs 200 lbs pounds. Per the United States judicial system, Whelchel is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Dawson County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 01-14-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 21
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 190 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Georgia
  • Address: KENNESAW, GA
  • State: Georgia
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  • Booking Date: 2020-01-15 00:23:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on January 14, 2020 was 21-year-old Justin David Phillips who is 6' 1" tall, weighs 190 lbs and has brown eyes. Dawson County Law Enforcement is charging Phillips with Hold for Other Agency, but He is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Dawson, Georgia found here may provide more information about this incident: Dawson County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 01-14-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 31
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 9"
  • Weight: 160 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Georgia
  • Address: DAWSONVILLE, GA
  • State: Georgia
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  • Booking Date: 2020-01-14 13:09:00
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Dawson, Georgia arrested Zenaido Ramirez-dominguez on January 14, 2020. Ramirez-dominguez is 31 years old, weighs 160 lbs with brown hair and brown eyes. He was charged with Driving Without License.  All criminal suspects including Zenaido Ramirez-dominguez are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Dawson County Law Enforcement.

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