Brown County, IN Arrest Records

Brown County, IN is among the safest counties in the USA with 3.02 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Allen, Lawrence, Clark, Howard, Kosciusko counties in Indiana.
Brown County, IN property crime rate is 15.56 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 171 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 33.59% compared to 2015.

Brown County, IN Crime Rate

Total arrests in Brown County in 2016 increased by 18.38% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 40 to 45 while non-violent crime increased by 19.59% from 194 to 232.

5 Crimes In Brown County, IN in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 171
Aggravated assault 43
Burglary 38
Motor vehicle theft 23
Legacy rape 1

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Brown County increased by 12.5% from 2015 and increased by 2150% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 2 to 45. In 2016 violent crime rate in Brown County was 35.69% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.302%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Brown County increased by 19.59% from 2015 and increased by 81.25% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 128 to 232. In 2016 property crime rate in Brown County was 45.27% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.556%.

How Brown stands up against other counties

Brown vs. Blackford

You’ll be in more risk in Brown compared to Blackford county that had 86.26% lower crime rate compared to Brown county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 2.8836 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0823 in Blackford county.
Arson rates of 0.0671 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Blackford county.

Brown vs. Crawford

You’ll be in more risk in Brown compared to Crawford county that had 35.64% lower crime rate compared to Brown county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0671 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Crawford county.
Burglary rates of 2.5483 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 8.7295 in Crawford county.

Names with the most arrests in Brown

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Brown, Indiana, the most crimes, that's 28.56% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 41-50.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Brown County is 0.44% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 5.09 daily crimes that occur in Brown County.
  • Brown, IN is more violent than Blackford.
  • In Brown County you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Brown, IN have increased by 18.38%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Brown, IN

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  • Arrest Date: 03-30-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 62
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: C
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  • Height: 5' 6"
  • Weight: 145 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Indiana
  • Address: NASHVILLE, IN
  • State: Indiana
  • Total Bond: 5000
  • Booking Date: 2020-03-30 22:23:00
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  • Summary: Thomas John Gaskins was arrested on March 30, 2020. He is 62 years old, 5' 6" tall, weighs 145 lbs and has brown eyes. Gaskins is charged with RESISTING LAW ENFORCEMENT by police near Brown, Indiana. 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: Brown County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 03-21-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 36
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 6"
  • Weight: 105 lbs
  • Hair: Red
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Indiana
  • Address: BLOOMINGTON, IN
  • State: Indiana
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  • Booking Date: 2020-03-21 19:23:51
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  • Summary: 36-year-old Summer M Goldsberry was arrested in Brown, Indiana for 35-43-2-1.5 : Residential Entry - break and enter dwelling NOTE -- this does not require any intent to commit a felony inside : 6 : F on March 21, 2020.She is 5' 6" tall, weighs 105 lbs and has blue eyes. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Brown 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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  • Arrest Date: 03-21-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 30
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 9"
  • Weight: 145 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Indiana
  • Address: BLOOMINGTON, IN
  • State: Indiana
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  • Booking Date: 2020-03-21 08:26:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of SERVING TIME on March 21, 2020 was Zebulia Grant Kelp. The 30-year-old Kelp was arrested by Brown County Law Enforcement. He is 5' 9" tall, weighs 145 lbs and has hazel eyes. Bond was set at unknown amount for the charge because Kelp is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Brown County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 03-19-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 40
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 3"
  • Weight: 140 lbs
  • Hair: Blonde
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Indiana
  • Address: NASHVILLE, IN
  • State: Indiana
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  • Booking Date: 2020-03-19 17:13:00
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  • Summary: On March 19, 2020, Brown County Law Enforcement arrested 40-year-old Amanda Sue Hatchett for SERVING TIME in Brown, Indiana. She is 5' 3" tall, weighs 140 lbs and has blue eyes. SERVING TIME is a offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Hatchett may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Brown County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 01-30-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 39
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 9"
  • Weight: 130 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Indiana
  • Address: INDIANAPOLIS, IN
  • State: Indiana
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  • Booking Date: 2020-01-30 10:50:11
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Brown, Indiana arrested Kristy Lynette Roberts on January 30, 2020. Roberts is 39 years old, weighs 130 lbs with brown hair and brown eyes. She was charged with WARRANT/FAILURE TO APPEAR.  All criminal suspects including Kristy Lynette Roberts are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Brown County Law Enforcement.