Howard County, IN Arrest Records

Howard County, IN is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.87 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Allen, Lake, Vanderburgh, Madison, Tippecanoe counties in Indiana.
Howard County, IN property crime rate is 3.35 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 149 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 73.26% compared to 2015.

Howard County, IN Crime Rate

Total arrests in Howard County in 2016 increased by 89.67% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 42 to 72 while non-violent crime increased by 95.07% from 142 to 277.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 149
Burglary 108
Aggravated assault 60
Motor vehicle theft 20
Robbery 7

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Howard County increased by 71.43% from 2015 and increased by 67.44% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 43 to 72. In 2016 violent crime rate in Howard County was 81.42% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.087%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Howard County increased by 95.07% from 2015 and decreased by 43.7% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 492 to 277. In 2016 property crime rate in Howard County was 88.2% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.335%.

How Howard stands up against other counties

Howard vs. Kosciusko

You’ll be in more safety in Howard compared to Kosciusko county that had 67.21% higher crime rate compared to Howard county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0121 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0126 in Kosciusko county.
Larceny rates of 1.8046 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 3.9827 in Kosciusko county.

Howard vs. Floyd

You’ll be in more safety in Howard compared to Floyd county that had 29.68% higher crime rate compared to Howard county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0121 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0130 in Floyd county.
Larceny rates of 1.8046 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 3.5589 in Floyd county.

Names with the most arrests in Howard

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Howard, Indiana, the most crimes, that's 28.68% 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 Howard County is 0.87% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.16 daily crimes that occur in Howard County.
  • Howard, IN is safer than Kosciusko.
  • In Howard County you have a 1 in 237 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Howard, IN have increased by 89.67%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Howard, IN

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  • Arrest Date: 09-09-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 35
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 7"
  • Weight: 157 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Green
  • Place of Birth: Indiana
  • Address: PERU, IN
  • State: Indiana
  • Total Bond: 15000
  • Booking Date: 2019-09-09 02:09:00
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  • Summary: Miranda Marie Townsend was arrested on September 09, 2019. She is 35 years old, 5' 7" tall, weighs 157 lbs and has green eyes. Townsend is charged with COURT - FAILURE TO APPEAR, DRUG POSSESSION SYRINGE, RESISTING ARREST, DRUG DEALING METHAMPHETAMINE, DRUG POSS METHAMPHETAMINE by police near Howard, 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: Howard County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 09-16-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 46
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: Black
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  • Height: 5' 6"
  • Weight: 175 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Indiana
  • Address: KOKOMO, IN
  • State: Indiana
  • Total Bond: 10000
  • Booking Date: 2019-09-16 23:10:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of DOMESTIC BATTERY, NEGLECT OF DEPENDANT on September 16, 2019 was Jacqueline Dania Tapia. The 46-year-old Tapia was arrested by Howard County Law Enforcement. She is 5' 6" tall, weighs 175 lbs and has brown eyes. Bond was set at unknown amount for the charge because Tapia is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Howard County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 09-18-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 32
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Black
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  • Height: 5' 8"
  • Weight: 237 lbs
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Indiana
  • Address: KOKOMO, IN
  • State: Indiana
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  • Booking Date: 2019-09-18 02:11:00
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  • Summary: 32-year-old Franklin Oneal, arrested September 18, 2019 in Howard, Indiana for HOLD CLINTON CO. Everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Oneal’s status may be obtained from the following: Howard County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 09-18-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 40
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 10"
  • Weight: 150 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Indiana
  • Address: KOKOMO, IN
  • State: Indiana
  • Total Bond: 8000
  • Booking Date: 2019-09-18 17:02:00
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  • Summary: 40-year-old Jason Harold Fetterhoff was arrested in Howard, Indiana for DOMESTIC VIOL INVASION PRIVACY on September 18, 2019.He is 5' 10" tall, weighs 150 lbs and has hazel eyes. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Howard 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: 09-18-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 35
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 185 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
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  • Place of Birth: Indiana
  • Address: KOKOMO, IN
  • State: Indiana
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  • Booking Date: 2019-09-18 14:32:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of PAROLE VIOLATION on September 18, 2019 was Jonathan Lee Books. The 35-year-old Books was arrested by Howard County Law Enforcement. He is 6' 5" tall, weighs 185 lbs. Bond was set at unknown amount for the charge because Books is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Howard County Law Enforcement.