Butler County, KS Arrest Records

Butler County, KS is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.69 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Shawnee, Johnson, Franklin, Leavenworth, Finney counties in Kansas.
Butler County, KS property crime rate is 7.25 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 293 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 53.40% compared to 2015.

Butler County, KS Crime Rate

Total arrests in Butler County in 2016 increased by 43.4% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 37 to 46 while non-violent crime increased by 45.51% from 334 to 486.

5 Crimes In Butler County, KS in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 293
Burglary 150
Motor vehicle theft 43
Aggravated assault 33
Revised rape 8

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Butler County increased by 24.32% from 2015 and increased by 15% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 40 to 46. In 2016 violent crime rate in Butler County was 85.38% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.069%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Butler County increased by 45.51% from 2015 and increased by 10.45% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 440 to 486. In 2016 property crime rate in Butler County was 74.49% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.725%.

How Butler stands up against other counties

Butler vs. Saline

You’ll be in more risk in Butler compared to Saline county that had 65.04% lower crime rate compared to Butler county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.4924 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.3627 in Saline county.
Burglary rates of 2.2380 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.7073 in Saline county.

Butler vs. Leavenworth

You’ll be in more risk in Butler compared to Leavenworth county that had 66.54% lower crime rate compared to Butler county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Leavenworth county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.6416 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.2618 in Leavenworth county.

Names with the most arrests in Butler

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Butler, Kansas, the most crimes, that's 28.55% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 31-40. Felonies are committed more by men. Misdemeanor records are popular among white population of the county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Butler County is 0.76% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.17 daily crimes that occur in Butler County.
  • Butler, KS is more violent than Saline.
  • In Butler County you have a 1 in 126 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Butler, KS have increased by 43.4%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Butler, KS

  • Aliases: WILLIAMS, LAKIESAH LASHAUN | WILLIAMS, LAKIESAH LASHAUN | WARD, TEMECA | WILLIAMS, LAKEISAH LASHAUN
  • Date of Birth: 04-13-1978 00:00:00
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  • Age: 41
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: Black
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  • Height: 5'-4"
  • Weight: 130
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kansas
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  • Summary: Butler County Law Enforcement arrested 41-year-old Lakiesah Lashaun Williams for Possession of Depressant or Analog1st Offense, Theft;Obtain Control Prpty mt $1500, lt $25,000 in Butler, Kansas. She is 5'-4" tall, weighs 130 and has brown eyes. Possession of Depressant or Analog1st Offense, Theft;Obtain Control Prpty mt $1500, lt $25,000 is a Class A Misdemeanor offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Williams may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Butler County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: THOMAS, ANDREW LANE
  • Date of Birth: 04-04-1991 00:00:00
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  • Age: 28
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6'-0"
  • Weight: 240
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
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  • Summary: 28-year-old Andrew Lane Thomas, arrested in Butler, Kansas for Aggravated Indecent Liberties with a Child; Soliciting the child to engage in any lewd fondling/touching; child less than 14; offender 18 or older. Aggravated Indecent Liberties with a Child; Soliciting the child to engage in any lewd fondling/touching; child less than 14; offender 18 or older is a Non Drug-Grid Severity Level 5 offense, but everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Thomas’s status may be obtained from the following: Butler County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: JONES, LAURIE JANE
  • Date of Birth: 09-22-1962 00:00:00
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  • Age: 56
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5'-5"
  • Weight: 135
  • Hair: Blond Or Strawberry
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Kansas
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  • Summary: Laurie Jane Jones was arrested. She is 56 years old, 5'-5" tall, weighs 135 and has hazel eyes. Jones is charged with Possession of opiates, opium, narcotic drugs or designated stimulants by police near Butler, Kansas. Possession of opiates, opium, narcotic drugs or designated stimulants is a Drug-grid Severity Level 5 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: Butler County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: HUNTER, ROBERT L III
  • Date of Birth: 09-17-1983 00:00:00
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  • Age: 35
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Black
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  • Height: 6'-0"
  • Weight: 160
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  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kansas
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  • Summary: 35-year-old Robert L iii Hunter was arrested in Butler, Kansas for Agg Endangerment child; Intent or reckless cause or permit a childLT18 to be injured/endangered, Theft; Property or services Stolen property to have been stolen by another, property is a firearm of value less than $25,000.He is 6'-0" tall, weighs 160 and has brown eyes. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Butler County Law Enforcement and others with information about this arrest and related court dates can be contacted for updated information on this arrest.
  • Aliases: FOX, NICHOLAS FJ
  • Date of Birth: 11-24-1989 00:00:00
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  • Age: 29
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5'-10"
  • Weight: 160
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Kansas
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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of Criminal Trespass, Possession of opiates, opium, narcotic drugs or designated stimulants was Nicholas Fj Fox. The 29-year-old Fox was arrested by Butler County Law Enforcement. He is 5'-10" tall, weighs 160 and has hazel eyes. Bond was set at unknown amount for the Class B Misdemeanor charge because Fox is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Butler County Law Enforcement.