Story County, IA Arrest Records

Story County, IA is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.16 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Polk, Johnson, Pottawattamie, Dallas, Warren counties in Iowa.
Story County, IA property crime rate is 1.49 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 70 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 4.48% compared to 2015.

Story County, IA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Story County in 2016 increased by 1.26% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 19 to 16 while non-violent crime increased by 3.57% from 140 to 145.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 70
Burglary 52
Motor vehicle theft 23
Aggravated assault 12
Revised rape 4

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Story County decreased by 15.79% from 2015 and increased by 77.78% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 9 to 16. In 2016 violent crime rate in Story County was 96.49% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.016%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Story County increased by 3.57% from 2015 and increased by 1.4% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 143 to 145. In 2016 property crime rate in Story County was 94.75% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.149%.

How Story stands up against other counties

Story vs. Dubuque

You’ll be in more safety in Story compared to Dubuque county that had 28.07% higher crime rate compared to Story county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0412 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0515 in Dubuque county.
Arson rates of 0.0206 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Dubuque county.

Story vs. Pottawattamie

You’ll be in more safety in Story compared to Pottawattamie county that had 116.52% higher crime rate compared to Story county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.1236 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.5663 in Pottawattamie county.
Larceny rates of 0.7210 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.5067 in Pottawattamie county.

Names with the most arrests in Story

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Story, Iowa, the most crimes, that's 33.53% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30. Felonies are committed more by men.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Story County is 0.95% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.45 daily crimes that occur in Story County.
  • Story, IA is safer than Dubuque.
  • In Story County you have a 1 in 603 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Story, IA have increased by 1.26%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Story, IA

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  • Date of Birth: 07-02-1984 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 10-18-2019 12:00:00
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  • Summary: On October 18, 2019, Story County Law Enforcement arrested 35-year-old Monday Say for HOLD FOR OTHER AGENCY in Story, Iowa. HOLD FOR OTHER AGENCY is a offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Say may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Story County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 09-12-1998 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 10-18-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 21
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  • Summary: 21-year-old Samuel Russ Thompson was arrested in Story, Iowa for PUBLIC INTOXICATION on October 18, 2019. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Story 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: 03-13-1998 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 10-18-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 21
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Story, Iowa arrested Payton John Janssen on October 18, 2019. Janssen is 21 years old. He was charged with INTERFERENCE WITH OFFICIAL ACTS - SIM/SER ASSAULT, ALL OTHER ASSAULT.  All criminal suspects including Payton John Janssen are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Story County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 01-03-1968 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 10-17-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 51
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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of CONTEMPT OF COURT on October 17, 2019 was George James Jackson. The 51-year-old Jackson was arrested by Story County Law Enforcement. Bond was set at unknown amount for the charge because Jackson is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Story County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 11-16-1958 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 10-16-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 60
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  • Summary: 60-year-old Michael Jacquot was arrested in Story, Iowa for DRIVING WHILE REVOKED, FAILURE TO PROVE SECURITY AGAINST LIABILITY, OPEN CONTAINER IN VEHICLE DRIVER on October 16, 2019. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Story County Law Enforcement and others with information about this arrest and related court dates can be contacted for updated information on this arrest.