Buchanan County, IA Arrest Records

Buchanan County, IA is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.38 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Polk, Johnson, Pottawattamie, Scott, Dallas counties in Iowa.
Buchanan County, IA property crime rate is 5.34 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 54 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 25.00% compared to 2015.

Buchanan County, IA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Buchanan County in 2016 increased by 0.84% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 8 to 8 while non-violent crime increased by 0.9% from 111 to 112.

5 Crimes In Buchanan County, IA in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 54
Burglary 44
Motor vehicle theft 14
Revised rape 5
Arson 3

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Buchanan County decreased by 0% from 2015. In 2016 violent crime rate in Buchanan County was 91.88% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.038%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Buchanan County increased by 0.9% from 2015. In 2016 property crime rate in Buchanan County was 81.23% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.534%.

How Buchanan stands up against other counties

Buchanan vs. Winneshiek

You’ll be in more risk in Buchanan compared to Winneshiek county that had 66.82% lower crime rate compared to Buchanan 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 0.0486 in Winneshiek county.
Burglary rates of 2.0960 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.1459 in Winneshiek county.

Buchanan vs. Carroll

You’ll be in more risk in Buchanan compared to Carroll county that had 68.33% lower crime rate compared to Buchanan 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 Carroll county.
Arson rates of 0.1429 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Carroll county.

Names with the most arrests in Buchanan

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Buchanan, Iowa, the most crimes, that's 25.17% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 51-60. Felonies are committed more by men.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Buchanan County is 0.83% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.57 daily crimes that occur in Buchanan County.
  • Buchanan, IA is more violent than Winneshiek.
  • In Buchanan County you have a 1 in 175 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Buchanan, IA have increased by 0.84%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Buchanan, IA

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  • Date of Birth: 10-27-1999 00:00:00
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  • Summary: 19-year-old Katelin Inez Wistinghause, arrested in Buchanan, Iowa for OPERATING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE 1ST OFFENSE. OPERATING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE 1ST OFFENSE is a NCIC Virtual Code offense, but everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Wistinghause’s status may be obtained from the following: Buchanan County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 06-04-1999 00:00:00
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  • Summary: 19-year-old Lexie Shai Schwandt was arrested in Buchanan, Iowa for Child Endangerment/No Injury. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Buchanan 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: 01-15-1982 00:00:00
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  • Age: 37
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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of OPERATING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE 3RD OFFENSE was Lisa Ann Jorgensen. The 37-year-old Jorgensen was arrested by Buchanan County Law Enforcement. Bond was set at unknown amount for the D Felony charge because Jorgensen is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Buchanan County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 10-17-1987 00:00:00
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  • Age: 31
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  • Summary: Buchanan County Law Enforcement arrested 31-year-old Rachel Dawn Johnston. The charge against Johnston is THEFT 3RD DEGREE, a Serious Misdemeanor.  Johnston 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: Buchanan County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 08-19-1977 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Joshua Paul Grigg, 41, was arrested by police near Buchanan, Iowa and charged with OPERATING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE 2ND OFFENSE. OPERATING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE 2ND OFFENSE is a Aggravated Misdemeanor, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Grigg’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Buchanan County Law Enforcement