Wapello County, IA Arrest Records

Wapello County, IA is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.51 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.
Wapello County, IA property crime rate is 3.49 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 58 larceny theft related arrests in 2016.

Wapello County, IA Crime Rate

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 58
Burglary 46
Motor vehicle theft 18
Aggravated assault 17
Arson 2

How Wapello stands up against other counties

Wapello vs. Sioux

You’ll be in more risk in Wapello compared to Sioux county that had 62.77% lower crime rate compared to Wapello county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.4860 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.1719 in Sioux county.
Burglary rates of 1.3150 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.4585 in Sioux county.

Wapello vs. Lee

You’ll be in more safety in Wapello compared to Lee county that had 32.1% higher crime rate compared to Wapello county 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 lower than average 0.0289 in Lee county.
Larceny rates of 1.6580 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.9067 in Lee county.

Names with the most arrests in Wapello

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Wapello, Iowa, the most crimes, that's 26.4% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 31-40. Felonies are committed more by men.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Wapello, IA

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  • Date of Birth: 09-30-1992 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Wapello County Law Enforcement arrested 26-year-old Kaitlyn Marie Mineart for BURGLARY 1ST DEGREE in Wapello, Iowa. BURGLARY 1ST DEGREE is a B Felony offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Mineart may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Wapello County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 06-18-1962 00:00:00
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  • Summary: 57-year-old Michael Merton Christensen, arrested in Wapello, Iowa for CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 1ST DEGREE. CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 1ST DEGREE is a Aggravated Misdemeanor offense, but everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Christensen’s status may be obtained from the following: Wapello County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 08-14-1985 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Ryan Arthur Widger, 33, was arrested by police near Wapello, Iowa and charged with BURGLARY 2ND DEGREE. BURGLARY 2ND DEGREE is a C Felony, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Widger’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Wapello County Law Enforcement
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  • Age: 18
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Wapello, Iowa arrested Austin Lee Wheatley. Wheatley is 18 years old. He was charged with Sex Abuse 3rd-Child Victim Age 12/13, 2nd Off-Life Special Sentence.  All criminal suspects including Austin Lee Wheatley are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Wapello County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 07-31-1971 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Jennifer Rebecca Staffenhagen was arrested in Wapello, Iowa on charges of THEFT 4TH DEGREE which is a Serious Misdemeanor. Jennifer is 47 years old. Per the United States judicial system, Staffenhagen is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Wapello County Law Enforcement.

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