Clarke County, IA Arrest Records

Clarke County, IA is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.86 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.
Clarke County, IA property crime rate is 6.88 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 28 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 26.32% compared to 2015.

Clarke County, IA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Clarke County in 2016 increased by 5.88% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 6 to 8 while non-violent crime increased by 3.23% from 62 to 64.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 28
Burglary 19
Motor vehicle theft 17
Aggravated assault 7
Revised rape 1

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Clarke County increased by 33.33% from 2015 and increased by 166.67% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 3 to 8. In 2016 violent crime rate in Clarke County was 81.69% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.086%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Clarke County increased by 3.23% from 2015 and increased by 30.61% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 49 to 64. In 2016 property crime rate in Clarke County was 75.81% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.688%.

How Clarke stands up against other counties

Clarke vs. Howard

You’ll be in more risk in Clarke compared to Howard county that had 3.02% lower crime rate compared to Clarke county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.7520 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.1072 in Howard county.
Arson rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Howard county.

Names with the most arrests in Clarke

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Clarke, Iowa, the most crimes, that's 26.53% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 31-40. Felonies are committed more by men.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Clarke County is 0.77% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.12 daily crimes that occur in Clarke County.
  • Clarke, IA is more violent than Howard.
  • In Clarke County you have a 1 in 129 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Clarke, IA have increased by 5.88%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Clarke, IA

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  • Date of Birth: 05-06-1969 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Douglas J Simons was arrested. He is 49 years old, . Simons is charged with OPER VEH WH INT (OWI) / AGR MISD / 2ND OFF - by police near Clarke, Iowa. OPER VEH WH INT (OWI) / AGR MISD / 2ND OFF - is a Aggravated Misdemeanor offense and bond was set at unknown as individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty. To learn more about this incident including upcoming court dates, you may contact the following: Clarke County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 09-27-1988 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Clarke County Law Enforcement arrested 30-year-old Martin Lara Cruz. The charge against Cruz is OPER VEH WH INT (OWI) / SER MISD / 1ST OFF -, a Serious Misdemeanor.  Cruz 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: Clarke County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 02-08-1966 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Jesse Robert Comly, 52, was arrested by police near Clarke, Iowa and charged with Lascivious Acts With A Child - Life Special Sentence. Lascivious Acts With A Child - Life Special Sentence is a C Felony, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Comly’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Clarke County Law Enforcement
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  • Date of Birth: 03-25-1965 00:00:00
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  • Summary: 53-year-old Richard Wayne Ross, arrested in Clarke, Iowa for OPER VEH WH INT (OWI) / SER MISD / 1ST OFF -. OPER VEH WH INT (OWI) / SER MISD / 1ST OFF - is a Serious Misdemeanor offense, but everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Ross’s status may be obtained from the following: Clarke County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 12-29-1987 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Ruben Rios-sanchez was arrested in Clarke, Iowa on charges of DRIVING WHILE BARRED - MOTOR VEHICLE which is a Aggravated Misdemeanor. He is 30 years old. Per the United States judicial system, Rios-sanchez is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Clarke County Law Enforcement.

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