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.
Rape rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Sioux county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.5146 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 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.
Robbery rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Lee county.
Arson rates of 0.0572 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 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 26.45% 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: 04-14-1982 00:00:00
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  • Location: Mount Pleasant Correctional Facility
  • Summary: Ryan Joe van Rossum, 36, was arrested by police near Wapello, Iowa and charged with CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 3RD DEGREE. CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 3RD DEGREE is a Aggravated Misdemeanor, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Rossum’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Wapello County Law Enforcement
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Wapello, Iowa arrested Russell Allan Steele. Steele is 53 years old. He was charged with HARASSMENT / 1ST DEG..  All criminal suspects including Russell Allan Steele 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: 05-05-1987 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Ivan Lee Short was arrested in Wapello, Iowa on charges of Sex Offender - Registration Violation - 1st Offense which is a Aggravated Misdemeanor. He is 31 years old. Per the United States judicial system, Short 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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  • Summary: Arrested was 35-year-old Audra Owen Newcomer. Wapello County Law Enforcement is charging Newcomer with THEFT 2ND DEGREE, a Aggravated Misdemeanor, but He is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Wapello, Iowa found here may provide more information about this incident: Wapello County Law Enforcement.
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  • Summary: Wapello County Law Enforcement arrested 69-year-old Charles Michael Mcdonough for Domestic Abuse Assault w/Intent to Inflict Ser. Inj.-1st Off. in Wapello, Iowa. Domestic Abuse Assault w/Intent to Inflict Ser. Inj.-1st Off. is a Aggravated Misdemeanor offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Mcdonough may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Wapello County Law Enforcement.

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