Osceola County, IA Arrest Records

Osceola County, IA is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.15 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.
Osceola County, IA property crime rate is 9.40 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 decreased by 35.71% compared to 2015.

Osceola County, IA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Osceola County in 2016 decreased by 27.27% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 5 to 7 while non-violent crime decreased by 31.33% from 83 to 57.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 36
Burglary 18
Aggravated assault 4
Motor vehicle theft 3
Revised rape 2

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Osceola County increased by 40% from 2015 and increased by 600% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1 to 7. In 2016 violent crime rate in Osceola County was 75.4% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.115%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Osceola County decreased by 31.33% from 2015 and increased by 612.5% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 8 to 57. In 2016 property crime rate in Osceola County was 66.93% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.94%.

How Osceola stands up against other counties

Osceola vs. Taylor

You’ll be in more risk in Osceola compared to Taylor county that had 57.32% lower crime rate compared to Osceola county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Taylor county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.4947 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.8044 in Taylor county.

Osceola vs. Audubon

You’ll be in more risk in Osceola compared to Audubon county that had 36.59% lower crime rate compared to Osceola county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.3298 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Audubon county.
Larceny rates of 5.9367 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 5.9880 in Audubon county.

Names with the most arrests in Osceola

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Osceola, Iowa, the most crimes, that's 24.59% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 41-50. Felonies are committed more by men.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Osceola County is 0.68% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.89 daily crimes that occur in Osceola County.
  • Osceola, IA is more violent than Taylor.
  • In Osceola County you have a 1 in 95 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Osceola, IA have decreased by 27.27%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Osceola, IA

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  • Date of Birth: 10-30-1999 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Jacob Wesley Harms was arrested in Osceola, Iowa on charges of BURGLARY 3RD DEGREE which is a Aggravated Misdemeanor. He is 19 years old. Per the United States judicial system, Harms is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Osceola County Law Enforcement.
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  • Summary: 20-year-old Selena Renee Vasquez was arrested in Osceola, Iowa for CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 1ST DEGREE. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Osceola 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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  • Summary: 56-year-old Scott Ward van Westen was arrested in Osceola, Iowa for INDECENT EXPOSURE. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Osceola 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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  • Summary: Arrested was 58-year-old Timothy Allen Lamfers. Osceola County Law Enforcement is charging Lamfers with Proh. Acts. - Mfg., Del., Consp., or Poss., a Aggravated Misdemeanor, but He is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Osceola, Iowa found here may provide more information about this incident: Osceola County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 01-18-1995 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Osceola County Law Enforcement arrested 23-year-old Braden Michael van Heuvelen. The charge against Heuvelen is FORGERY, a D Felony.  Heuvelen 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: Osceola County Law Enforcement.

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