Monroe County, IA Arrest Records

Monroe County, IA is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.38 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.
Monroe County, IA property crime rate is 6.86 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 35 burglary related arrests in 2016 that increased by 337.50% compared to 2015.

Monroe County, IA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Monroe County in 2016 increased by 58.33% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 7 to 3 while non-violent crime increased by 86.21% from 29 to 54.

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

Crime Arrests
Burglary 35
Larceny-theft 15
Motor vehicle theft 4
Aggravated assault 2
Revised rape 1

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Monroe County decreased by 57.14% from 2015 and decreased by 25% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 4 to 3. In 2016 violent crime rate in Monroe County was 91.88% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.038%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Monroe County increased by 86.21% from 2015 and increased by 100% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 27 to 54. In 2016 property crime rate in Monroe County was 75.86% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.686%.

How Monroe stands up against other counties

Monroe vs. Worth

You’ll be in more risk in Monroe compared to Worth county that had 54.41% lower crime rate compared to Monroe county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.2541 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.3962 in Worth county.
Burglary rates of 4.4473 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.9245 in Worth county.

Monroe vs. Lucas

You’ll be in more safety in Monroe compared to Lucas county that had 26.14% higher crime rate compared to Monroe county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.2541 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.5782 in Lucas county.
Burglary rates of 4.4473 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 3.5851 in Lucas county.

Names with the most arrests in Monroe

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Monroe, Iowa, the most crimes, that's 26% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 51-60. Felonies are committed more by men.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Monroe County is 0.78% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.98 daily crimes that occur in Monroe County.
  • Monroe, IA is more violent than Worth.
  • In Monroe County you have a 1 in 138 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Monroe, IA have increased by 58.33%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Monroe, IA

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  • Date of Birth: 08-05-1972 00:00:00
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  • Location: Iowa Correctional Institution for Women
  • Summary: 47-year-old Barbara Lee Pasa, arrested in Monroe, Iowa for MURDER 1ST DEGREE. MURDER 1ST DEGREE is a A Felony offense, but everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Pasa’s status may be obtained from the following: Monroe County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 12-25-1987 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Robert Dean Keller was arrested. He is 32 years old, . Keller is charged with BURGLARY 3RD DEGREE by police near Monroe, Iowa. BURGLARY 3RD DEGREE is a D Felony 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: Monroe County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 10-30-1972 00:00:00
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  • Summary: 47-year-old Mark Allen Keeney was arrested in Monroe, Iowa for Burglary 3rd Degree - Motor Vehicle. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Monroe 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: 01-12-1996 00:00:00
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  • Age: 24
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  • Location: Fort Dodge Correctional Facility
  • Summary: Arrested on charges of Proh Acts-Mfg, Del, Consp, or Poss w/Int-Meth LT 5 gm was Aaron Shane Keegel. The 24-year-old Keegel was arrested by Monroe County Law Enforcement. Bond was set at unknown amount for the D Felony charge because Keegel is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Monroe County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 06-10-1982 00:00:00
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  • Location: Fifth Judicial District
  • Summary: Monroe County Law Enforcement arrested 37-year-old Mark Thomas Gladson. The charge against Gladson is FORGERY/IOWA LOTTERY FRAUD, a D Felony.  Gladson 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: Monroe County Law Enforcement.

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