Howard County, IA Arrest Records

Howard County, IA is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.21 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.
Howard County, IA property crime rate is 7.29 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 36 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 33.33% compared to 2015.

Howard County, IA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Howard County in 2016 increased by 25% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 6 to 2 while non-violent crime increased by 36% from 50 to 68.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 36
Burglary 25
Motor vehicle theft 7
Revised rape 1
Aggravated assault 1

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Howard County decreased by 66.67% from 2015 and decreased by 60% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 5 to 2. In 2016 violent crime rate in Howard County was 95.43% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.021%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Howard County increased by 36% from 2015 and increased by 23.64% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 55 to 68. In 2016 property crime rate in Howard County was 74.36% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.729%.

How Howard stands up against other counties

Howard vs. Clarke

You’ll be in more safety in Howard compared to Clarke county that had 3.11% higher crime rate compared to Howard county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.1072 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.7520 in Clarke 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 Clarke county.

Names with the most arrests in Howard

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Howard, Iowa, the most crimes, that's 26.03% 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 Howard County is 0.77% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.06 daily crimes that occur in Howard County.
  • Howard, IA is safer than Clarke.
  • In Howard County you have a 1 in 133 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Howard, IA have increased by 25%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Howard, IA

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  • Date of Birth: 10-12-1984 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Thomas Mark Connerley was arrested. He is 34 years old, . Connerley is charged with Domestic Abuse Assault w/Intent to Inflict Ser. Inj.-1st Off. by police near Howard, Iowa. Domestic Abuse Assault w/Intent to Inflict Ser. Inj.-1st 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: Howard County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 03-18-1986 00:00:00
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  • Age: 33
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  • Summary: Howard County Law Enforcement arrested 33-year-old Matthew John Stiles. The charge against Stiles is OPERATE VEHICLE NO CONSENT, a Aggravated Misdemeanor.  Stiles 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: Howard County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 05-11-1961 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Gerry Dean Meyer, 58, was arrested by police near Howard, Iowa and charged with OPERATING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE 1ST OFFENSE. OPERATING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE 1ST OFFENSE is a Serious Misdemeanor, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Meyer’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Howard County Law Enforcement
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  • Age: 48
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Howard, Iowa arrested Dolly Bernice Hovey. Hovey is 48 years old. She was charged with ANIMAL NEGLECT - DEATH OR INJURY.  All criminal suspects including Dolly Bernice Hovey are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Howard County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 09-11-1964 00:00:00
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  • Summary: 54-year-old Dana Lurine Meaney, arrested in Howard, Iowa for ACCESSORY TO FELONY. ACCESSORY TO FELONY is a Aggravated Misdemeanor offense, but everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Meaney’s status may be obtained from the following: Howard County Law Enforcement.

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