Centerville, IA Arrest Records

Centerville, IA is among the safest cities in the USA with 3.18 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 112th safest city in Iowa among the 116 cities.
Centerville, IA property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 46.98 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 122 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 13.48% compared to 2015.

Centerville Crime Rate

Total arrests in Centerville 2016 decreased by 7.59% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes decreased from 29 to 17 while non-violent crime decreased by 3.83% from 261 to 251.

5 Crimes In Centerville, IA in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 122
Burglary 119
Aggravated assault 16
Motor vehicle theft 10
Arson 2

Other Cities in Iowa with the Most Arrests

Among the 116 cities in state the most dangerous is Des Moines with 1,497 violent crimes that’s 20.23% of total of 7,399. Council Bluffs has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 33 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Council Bluffs 64.05
Keokuk 57.86
Davenport 55.77
Clinton 53.62
Centerville 50.16

Safest Cities in Iowa

Are you planning a move to Iowa? Here are the safest cities in Iowa with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Centerville is 1 out of 252 up by 0.03% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Cresco and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Sioux Center.

City Arrests
Sioux Center 1.72
Grundy Center 2.58
Bloomfield 2.68
Eldridge 3.15
Blue Grass 4.06

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Centerville decreased by 41.38% from 2015 and decreased by 41.38% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 29 to 17. In 2016 violent crime rate in Centerville was 32.2% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.318%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Centerville decreased by 3.83% from 2015 and increased by 1.62% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 247 to 251. In 2016 property crime rate in Centerville was 65.27% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 4.698%.

How Centerville stands up against other cities

Centerville vs. Clarinda

You’ll be in more risk in Centerville compared to Clarinda that had 21.9% lower crime rate compared to Centerville 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 the same as average 0.0000 in Clarinda city.
Larceny rates of 22.8336 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 23.7653 in Clarinda.

Centerville vs. Red Oak

You’ll be in more risk in Centerville compared to Red Oak that had 29.06% lower crime rate compared to Centerville 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 0.1844 in Red Oak city.
Burglary rates of 22.2721 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 9.9558 in Red Oak.

Names with the most arrests in Centerville

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 50% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Centerville is 0.51% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 13.74 daily crimes that occur in Centerville.
  • Centerville is more violent than Clarinda.
  • In Centerville you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Centerville have decreased by 7.59%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Centerville, IA

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  • Arrest Date: 05-18-2019 01:27:12
  • Age: 39
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 09"
  • Weight: 190
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Green
  • Place of Birth: Iowa
  • Address: CENTERVILLE, IA
  • State: Iowa
  • Total Bond: 300
  • Booking Date: 2019-05-18 01:27:12
  • Location: PCJ
  • Summary: On May 18, 2019, Polk County Law Enforcement arrested 39-year-old Tony Joe Friedman for CONSUMPTION / INTOXICATION in Polk, Iowa. He is 5' 09" tall, weighs 190 and has green eyes. CONSUMPTION / INTOXICATION is a offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Friedman may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Polk County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 04-22-2019 11:24:24
  • Age: 38
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 205
  • Hair: Blonde
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Iowa
  • Address: CENTERVILLE, IA
  • State: Iowa
  • Total Bond: 2000
  • Booking Date: 2019-04-22 11:24:24
  • Location: PCJ
  • Summary: Polk County Law Enforcement arrested 38-year-old Nathan David Finch on April 22, 2019. The charge against Finch is OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED - SECOND OFFENSE. He weighs 205 with blonde hair and blue eyes;  Finch 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: Polk County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 12-26-2018 12:33:24
  • Age: 38
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 205
  • Hair: Blonde
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Iowa
  • Address: CENTERVILLE, IA
  • State: Iowa
  • Total Bond: 3372.5
  • Booking Date: 2018-12-26 00:33:24
  • Location: PCJ
  • Summary: Police in the area of Polk, Iowa arrested Nathan David Finch on December 26, 2018. Finch is 38 years old, weighs 205 with blonde hair and blue eyes. He was charged with OPERATING WHILE INTOXICATED - 2ND OFFENSE - OWI 2, VIOLATION - FINANCIAL LIABILITY - ACCIDENT, INFORMATION AND AID-LEAVING SCENE OF ACCIDENT.  All criminal suspects including Nathan David Finch are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Polk County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 09-26-2018 02:32:03
  • Age: 36
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 06"
  • Weight: 165
  • Hair: Blonde
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Iowa
  • Address: CENTERVILLE, IA
  • State: Iowa
  • Total Bond: 21000
  • Booking Date: 2018-09-26 14:32:03
  • Location: PCJ
  • Summary: Polk County Law Enforcement arrested 36-year-old Ryan Joel Stromwall on September 26, 2018. The charge against Stromwall is CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 4TH DEGREE, NONSUPPORT OF CHILD. He weighs 165 with blonde hair and blue eyes;  Stromwall 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: Polk County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 06-26-2018 09:21:19
  • Age: 31
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6' 00"
  • Weight: 180
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Iowa
  • Address: CENTERVILLE, IA
  • State: Iowa
  • Total Bond: 3300
  • Booking Date: 2018-06-26 21:21:19
  • Location: PCJ
  • Summary: Arrested on June 26, 2018 was 31-year-old Justin Andrew Wicker who is 6' 00" tall, weighs 180 and has hazel eyes. Polk County Law Enforcement is charging Wicker with DRIVING WHILE BARRED - HABITUAL OFFENDER, FAILURE TO PROVIDE PROOF OF FINANCIAL LIABILITY No Accident, but He is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Polk, Iowa found here may provide more information about this incident: Polk County Law Enforcement.