Wright County, IA Arrest Records

Wright County, IA is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.31 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Pottawattamie, Warren, Washington, Marshall, Tama counties in Iowa.
Wright County, IA property crime rate is 2.43 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 17 burglary related arrests in 2016 that increased by 466.67% compared to 2015.

Wright County, IA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Wright County in 2016 increased by 45.83% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 4 to 4 while non-violent crime increased by 55% from 20 to 31.

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

Crime Arrests
Burglary 17
Larceny-theft 11
Aggravated assault 3
Motor vehicle theft 3
Revised rape 1

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Wright County decreased by 0% from 2015 and increased by 300% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1 to 4. In 2016 violent crime rate in Wright County was 93.33% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.031%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Wright County increased by 55% from 2015 and decreased by 32.61% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 46 to 31. In 2016 property crime rate in Wright County was 91.47% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.243%.

How Wright stands up against other counties

Wright vs. Appanoose

You’ll be in more safety in Wright compared to Appanoose county that had 225.21% higher crime rate compared to Wright county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.2348 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.7222 in Appanoose county.
Larceny rates of 0.8608 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 2.9690 in Appanoose county.

Wright vs. Union

You’ll be in more safety in Wright compared to Union county that had 55.81% higher crime rate compared to Wright county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.2348 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.5636 in Union county.
Larceny rates of 0.8608 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 2.8986 in Union county.

Names with the most arrests in Wright

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Wright, Iowa, the most crimes, that's 23.91% 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 Wright County is 0.92% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.75 daily crimes that occur in Wright County.
  • Wright, IA is safer than Appanoose.
  • In Wright County you have a 1 in 365 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Wright, IA have increased by 45.83%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Wright, IA

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  • Date of Birth: 03-15-2001 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Wright, Iowa arrested Alexander Mark Wilson. Wilson is 18 years old. He was charged with Proh Acts-Mfg, Del, Consp or Poss w/Int-LSD LT 10gm.  All criminal suspects including Alexander Mark Wilson are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Wright County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 10-18-1943 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Arrested was 75-year-old Jerry Pals. Wright County Law Enforcement is charging Pals with Domestic Abuse Assault-3rd or Subsequent Offense, 85%, a D Felony, but He is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Wright, Iowa found here may provide more information about this incident: Wright County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 09-25-1974 00:00:00
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  • Summary: 44-year-old Travis Lee Hanna, arrested in Wright, Iowa for OPER VEH WH INT (OWI) / AGR MISD / 2ND OFF -. OPER VEH WH INT (OWI) / AGR MISD / 2ND OFF - is a Aggravated Misdemeanor offense, but everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Hanna’s status may be obtained from the following: Wright County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 11-12-1961 00:00:00
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  • Age: 57
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  • Summary: Michael Dean Gangestad was arrested. He is 57 years old, . Gangestad is charged with Driving While Barred-Habitual Offender by police near Wright, Iowa. Driving While Barred-Habitual Offender is a Aggravated Misdemeanor offense and bond was set at unknown as individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty. To learn more about this incident including upcoming court dates, you may contact the following: Wright County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 10-12-1983 00:00:00
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  • Summary: 35-year-old Ethan Paul Bubeck was arrested in Wright, Iowa for INTERFERENCE W/OFFICIAL ACTS. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Wright County Law Enforcement and others with information about this arrest and related court dates can be contacted for updated information on this arrest.