Clay County, IA Arrest Records

Clay County, IA is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.73 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Pottawattamie, Warren, Washington, Marshall, Tama counties in Iowa.
Clay County, IA property crime rate is 2.45 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 26 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 25.71% compared to 2015.

Clay County, IA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Clay County in 2016 decreased by 8.77% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 10 to 12 while non-violent crime decreased by 14.89% from 47 to 40.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 26
Aggravated assault 11
Burglary 11
Motor vehicle theft 3
Robbery 1

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Clay County increased by 20% from 2015 and increased by 100% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 6 to 12. In 2016 violent crime rate in Clay County was 84.34% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.073%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Clay County decreased by 14.89% from 2015 and decreased by 24.53% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 53 to 40. In 2016 property crime rate in Clay County was 91.38% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.245%.

How Clay stands up against other counties

Clay vs. Iowa

You’ll be in more safety in Clay compared to Iowa county that had 30.95% higher crime rate compared to Clay county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0612 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0613 in Iowa county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.1837 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.3065 in Iowa county.

Clay vs. Floyd

You’ll be in more risk in Clay compared to Floyd county that had 32.72% lower crime rate compared to Clay county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0612 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Floyd 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 Floyd county.

Names with the most arrests in Clay

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Clay, Iowa, the most crimes, that's 23.64% 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 Clay County is 0.9% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.87 daily crimes that occur in Clay County.
  • Clay, IA is safer than Iowa.
  • In Clay County you have a 1 in 314 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Clay, IA have decreased by 8.77%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Clay, IA

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  • Date of Birth: 03-03-1997 00:00:00
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  • Summary: 22-year-old Jaydn Domingo sanchez Roberts was arrested in Clay, Iowa for ASSAULT CAUSING INJURY--PEACE OFFICERS/OTHERS. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Clay 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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  • Summary: Joshua Lee Billings was arrested in Clay, Iowa on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance - 2nd Offense which is a D Felony. He is 38 years old. Per the United States judicial system, Billings is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Clay County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 08-17-1999 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Arrested was 19-year-old Chandler Benton Archer. Clay County Law Enforcement is charging Archer with CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 4TH DEGREE, a Serious Misdemeanor, but Chandler is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Clay, Iowa found here may provide more information about this incident: Clay County Law Enforcement.
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  • Summary: Amanda Sisil, 36, was arrested by police near Clay, Iowa and charged with THEFT 2ND DEGREE. THEFT 2ND DEGREE is a Aggravated Misdemeanor, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Sisil’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Clay County Law Enforcement
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  • Date of Birth: 11-10-1995 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Clay, Iowa arrested Joya Leeanne Salzkorn. Salzkorn is 23 years old. She was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance - 2nd Offense.  All criminal suspects including Joya Leeanne Salzkorn are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Clay County Law Enforcement.

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