Jefferson County, IA Arrest Records

Jefferson County, IA is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.17 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.
Jefferson County, IA property crime rate is 2.76 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 3.70% compared to 2015.

Jefferson County, IA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Jefferson County in 2016 decreased by 7.02% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 6 to 3 while non-violent crime decreased by 1.96% from 51 to 50.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 26
Burglary 18
Motor vehicle theft 6
Aggravated assault 2
Murder 1

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Jefferson County decreased by 50% from 2015 and increased by 200% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1 to 3. In 2016 violent crime rate in Jefferson County was 96.47% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.017%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Jefferson County decreased by 1.96% from 2015 and decreased by 15.25% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 59 to 50. In 2016 property crime rate in Jefferson County was 90.28% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.276%.

How Jefferson stands up against other counties

Jefferson vs. Cedar

You’ll be in more safety in Jefferson compared to Cedar county that had 10.97% higher crime rate compared to Jefferson county 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 0.0000 in Cedar county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.3317 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.2709 in Cedar county.

Jefferson vs. Clayton

You’ll be in more risk in Jefferson compared to Clayton county that had 8.8% lower crime rate compared to Jefferson county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0569 in Clayton county.
Larceny rates of 1.4373 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.3644 in Clayton county.

Names with the most arrests in Jefferson

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Jefferson, Iowa, the most crimes, that's 24.91% 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 Jefferson County is 0.91% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.8 daily crimes that occur in Jefferson County.
  • Jefferson, IA is safer than Cedar.
  • In Jefferson County you have a 1 in 341 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Jefferson, IA have decreased by 7.02%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Jefferson, IA

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  • Date of Birth: 02-27-1974 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Jefferson, Iowa arrested Wayne L Ellsworth. Ellsworth is 45 years old. He was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance - 3rd and subsequent.  All criminal suspects including Wayne L Ellsworth are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Jefferson County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 03-19-1976 00:00:00
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  • Summary: 43-year-old Gregory Scott Buch was arrested in Jefferson, Iowa for Proh Acts-Mfg, Del, Consp or Poss w/Int-Meth GT 5gm but LT 5kg. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Jefferson 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: 12-15-1983 00:00:00
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  • Summary: 35-year-old Tyler Jon Jalinski was arrested in Jefferson, Iowa for Proh Acts-Mfg, Del, Consp or Poss w/Int-Meth GT 5gm but LT 5kg. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Jefferson 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: 06-30-1979 00:00:00
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  • Summary: 39-year-old Maria Ann Rice was arrested in Jefferson, Iowa for Proh Acts-Mfg, Del, Consp or Poss w/Int-Meth GT 5gm but LT 5kg. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Jefferson 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: 07-04-1989 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 2ND DEGREE was David John Huffman. The 29-year-old Huffman was arrested by Jefferson County Law Enforcement. Bond was set at unknown amount for the D Felony charge because Huffman is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Jefferson County Law Enforcement.

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