Lyon County, IA Arrest Records

Lyon County, IA is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.19 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.
Lyon County, IA property crime rate is 5.62 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 35 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 45.83% compared to 2015.

Lyon County, IA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Lyon County in 2016 increased by 33.33% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 18 to 14 while non-violent crime increased by 57.14% from 42 to 66.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 35
Burglary 25
Aggravated assault 11
Motor vehicle theft 6
Revised rape 3

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Lyon County decreased by 22.22% from 2015 and decreased by 17.65% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 17 to 14. In 2016 violent crime rate in Lyon County was 74.62% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.119%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Lyon County increased by 57.14% from 2015 and decreased by 0% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 66 to 66. In 2016 property crime rate in Lyon County was 80.25% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.562%.

How Lyon stands up against other counties

Lyon vs. Cherokee

You’ll be in more risk in Lyon compared to Cherokee county that had 69.36% lower crime rate compared to Lyon 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 0.0869 in Cherokee county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.5105 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Cherokee county.

Lyon vs. Chickasaw

You’ll be in more risk in Lyon compared to Chickasaw county that had 43.79% lower crime rate compared to Lyon county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.2552 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.2495 in Chickasaw county.
Burglary rates of 2.1269 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.9149 in Chickasaw county.

Names with the most arrests in Lyon

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Lyon, Iowa, the most crimes, that's 29.99% 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 Lyon County is 0.79% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.86 daily crimes that occur in Lyon County.
  • Lyon, IA is more violent than Cherokee.
  • In Lyon County you have a 1 in 147 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Lyon, IA have increased by 33.33%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Lyon, IA

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  • Date of Birth: 11-18-1977 00:00:00
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  • Summary: 41-year-old Timothy Dewayne Watson was arrested in Lyon, Iowa for OPERATING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE 2ND OFFENSE. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Lyon 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: 10-28-1993 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of THEFT 3RD DEGREE was Jacob Mark Nelson. The 25-year-old Nelson was arrested by Lyon County Law Enforcement. Bond was set at unknown amount for the Aggravated Misdemeanor charge because Nelson is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Lyon County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 05-03-1954 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Lyon County Law Enforcement arrested 64-year-old Myron Dean Johns. The charge against Johns is OPERATING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE 1ST OFFENSE, a Serious Misdemeanor.  Johns 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: Lyon County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 12-22-1991 00:00:00
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  • Age: 27
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  • Summary: Devin James Glascock was arrested in Lyon, Iowa on charges of Proh Acts-Mfg, Del, Consp, or Poss w/Int-Meth LT 5 gm which is a Aggravated Misdemeanor. He is 27 years old. Per the United States judicial system, Glascock is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Lyon County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 09-02-1965 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Tho Ngoc Nguyen was arrested. He is 53 years old, . Nguyen is charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance - 1st Offense by police near Lyon, Iowa. Possession of a Controlled Substance - 1st Offense is a Serious 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: Lyon County Law Enforcement.