Muscatine, IA Arrest Records

Muscatine, IA is among the most violent cities in the USA with 6.58 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 81st safest city in Iowa among the 116 cities.
Muscatine, IA property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 22.12 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 382 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 12.98% compared to 2015.

Muscatine Crime Rate

Total arrests in Muscatine 2016 decreased by 8.86% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 130 to 158 while non-violent crime decreased by 15.18% from 626 to 531.

5 Crimes In Muscatine, IA in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 382
Aggravated assault 139
Burglary 114
Motor vehicle theft 35
Arson 17

Other Cities in Iowa with the Most Arrests

Among the 116 cities in state the most dangerous is Des Moines with 1,497 violent crimes that’s 20.23% of total of 7,399. Council Bluffs has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 33 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Council Bluffs 64.05
Keokuk 57.86
Davenport 55.77
Clinton 53.62
Centerville 50.16

Safest Cities in Iowa

Are you planning a move to Iowa? Here are the safest cities in Iowa with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Muscatine is 1 out of 252 up by 0.03% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Cresco and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Sioux Center.

City Arrests
Sioux Center 1.72
Grundy Center 2.58
Bloomfield 2.68
Eldridge 3.15
Blue Grass 4.06

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Muscatine increased by 21.54% from 2015 and decreased by 1.86% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 161 to 158. In 2016 violent crime rate in Muscatine was 40.23% higher than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.658%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Muscatine decreased by 15.18% from 2015 and decreased by 33.46% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 798 to 531. In 2016 property crime rate in Muscatine was 22.19% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 2.212%.

How Muscatine stands up against other cities

Muscatine vs. Ottumwa

You’ll be in more safety in Muscatine compared to Ottumwa that had 66.83% higher crime rate compared to Muscatine according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.3332 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.3260 in Ottumwa city.
Burglary rates of 4.7480 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 9.3713 in Ottumwa.

Muscatine vs. Fort Dodge

You’ll be in more safety in Muscatine compared to Fort Dodge that had 59.36% higher crime rate compared to Muscatine 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 the same as average 0.0000 in Fort Dodge city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 1.4577 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.7510 in Fort Dodge.

Names with the most arrests in Muscatine

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 66.67% are people aged between 31-40.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Muscatine is 0.13% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 7.86 daily crimes that occur in Muscatine.
  • Muscatine is safer than Ottumwa.
  • In Muscatine you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Muscatine have decreased by 8.86%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Muscatine, IA

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  • Arrest Date: 12-30-2018 11:49:05
  • Age: 36
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 08"
  • Weight: 145
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Green
  • Place of Birth: Iowa
  • Address: MUSCATINE, IA
  • State: Iowa
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  • Booking Date: 2018-12-30 23:49:05
  • Location: PCJ
  • Summary: Police in the area of Polk, Iowa arrested Molly Elizabeth Bachman on December 30, 2018. Bachman is 36 years old, weighs 145 with brown hair and green eyes. She was charged with DOMESTIC ABUSE ASSAULT CAUSE BODILY INJURY/MENTAL ILLNESS.  All criminal suspects including Molly Elizabeth Bachman are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Polk County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 12-05-2018 02:50:00
  • Age: 37
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5'10''
  • Weight: 265 LBS
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Iowa
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  • State: Iowa
  • Total Bond: 500
  • Booking Date: 2018-12-05 14:50:00
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  • Summary: Jonathan Andrew Powell was arrested on December 05, 2018 in Black Hawk, Iowa on charges of FAILURE TO APPEAR. He is 37 years old, 5'10'' tall, with brown hair, brown eyes and weighs 265 LBS pounds. Per the United States judicial system, Powell is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Black Hawk County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 08-20-2018 01:08:28
  • Age: 36
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 08"
  • Weight: 185
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Iowa
  • Address: MUSCATINE, IA
  • State: Iowa
  • Total Bond: 2000
  • Booking Date: 2018-08-20 13:08:28
  • Location: PCJ
  • Summary: On August 20, 2018, Jose Anastascio zamarripa Vidales, 36, was arrested by police near Polk, Iowa and charged with OPERATING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE 1ST OFFENSE. He is 5' 08" tall, weighs 185 and has brown eyes. OPERATING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE 1ST OFFENSE, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Vidales’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Polk County Law Enforcement
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  • Arrest Date: 09-26-2017 03:57:00
  • Age: 25
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5'10''
  • Weight: 175 LBS
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Iowa
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  • State: Iowa
  • Total Bond: 300
  • Booking Date: 2017-09-26 03:57:00
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  • Summary: On September 26, 2017, Black Hawk County Law Enforcement arrested 25-year-old Landon Robert douglas Millett in Black Hawk, Iowa. He is 5'10'' tall, weighs 175 LBS and has brown eyes. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Millett may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Black Hawk County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 08-14-2017 06:07:00
  • Age: 35
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 06"
  • Weight: 150
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Iowa
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  • State: Iowa
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  • Booking Date: 2017-08-14 18:07:00
  • Location: PCJ
  • Summary: On August 14, 2017, Polk County Law Enforcement arrested 35-year-old Juan Carlos Rodriguez rivera in Polk, Iowa. He is 5' 06" tall, weighs 150 and has brown eyes. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Rodriguez rivera may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Polk County Law Enforcement.