Edwards County, KS Arrest Records

Edwards County, KS is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.68 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Butler, Pottawatomie, Franklin, Jefferson, Miami counties in Kansas.
Edwards County, KS property crime rate is 6.47 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 14 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 12.50% compared to 2015.

Edwards County, KS Crime Rate

Total arrests in Edwards County in 2016 decreased by 30% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 1 to 2 while non-violent crime decreased by 34.48% from 29 to 19.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 14
Burglary 5
Robbery 1
Aggravated assault 1
Murder 0

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Edwards County increased by 100% from 2015 and decreased by 60% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 5 to 2. In 2016 violent crime rate in Edwards County was 85.49% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.068%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Edwards County decreased by 34.48% from 2015 and decreased by 20.83% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 24 to 19. In 2016 property crime rate in Edwards County was 77.25% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.647%.

How Edwards stands up against other counties

Edwards vs. Ness

You’ll be in more safety in Edwards compared to Ness county that had 51.15% higher crime rate compared to Edwards county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.3404 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Ness county.
Arson rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Ness county.

Edwards vs. Trego

You’ll be in more risk in Edwards compared to Trego county that had 26.93% lower crime rate compared to Edwards county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.3404 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Trego county.
Arson rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Trego county.

Names with the most arrests in Edwards

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Edwards, Kansas, the most crimes, that's 27.42% 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 Edwards County is 0.78% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.96 daily crimes that occur in Edwards County.
  • Edwards, KS is safer than Ness.
  • In Edwards County you have a 1 in 140 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Edwards, KS have decreased by 30%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Edwards, KS

  • Aliases: ELSTON, STEPHANIE KAE
  • Date of Birth: 09-04-1992 00:00:00
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  • Age: 26
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5'-3"
  • Weight: 125
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Green
  • Place of Birth: Kansas
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  • State: Kansas
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Edwards, Kansas arrested Stephanie Kae Elston. Elston is 26 years old, weighs 125 with brown hair and green eyes. She was charged with Escape from custody, Possession of opiates, opium, narcotic drugs or designated stimulants, Obstructing legal process or official duty in a felony, or resulting from felony parole, etc., Interference with Law Enforcement knowingly falsely accusing person of felony crime.  All criminal suspects including Stephanie Kae Elston are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Edwards County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: KLOTZ, LOGAN RAY | LOTZ, LOGAN RAY
  • Date of Birth: 11-13-1993 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 04-04-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 25
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6'-4"
  • Weight: 190
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kansas
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  • Summary: On April 04, 2019, Logan Ray Klotz, 25, was arrested by police near Edwards, Kansas and charged with Poss of opiates,opium, narc drugs or desig stim, Dist/poss int dis heroin or meth 100g or more. He is 6'-4" tall, weighs 190 and has brown eyes. Poss of opiates,opium, narc drugs or desig stim, Dist/poss int dis heroin or meth 100g or more is a Drug-grid Severity Level 5, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Klotz’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Edwards County Law Enforcement
  • Aliases: PATTERSON, KENNETH JR | PATTERSON, KENNETH LEE JR
  • Date of Birth: 12-08-1994 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 02-28-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 24
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5'-10"
  • Weight: 210
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kansas
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  • Summary: 24-year-old Kenneth Jr Patterson, arrested February 28, 2019 in Edwards, Kansas for Poss of opiates,opium, narc drugs or desig stim, Dist/poss int dis marijuana lt25g. Poss of opiates,opium, narc drugs or desig stim, Dist/poss int dis marijuana lt25g is a Drug-grid Severity Level 5 offense, but everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Patterson’s status may be obtained from the following: Edwards County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: DAVIS, LANE RICHARD | DAVIS, LANE RICHARD
  • Date of Birth: 11-22-1994 00:00:00
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  • Age: 24
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6'-0"
  • Weight: 155
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kansas
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  • Summary: Lane Richard Davis was arrested in Edwards, Kansas on charges of Possession of opiates, opium, narcotic drugs or designated stimulants which is a Drug-grid Severity Level 5. He is 24 years old, 6'-0" tall, with brown hair, blue eyes and weighs 155 pounds. Per the United States judicial system, Davis is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Edwards County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: ESLINGER, DAVID | ESLINGER, DAVID EDWARD
  • Date of Birth: 11-03-1988 00:00:00
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  • Age: 29
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5'-8"
  • Weight: 175
  • Hair: Blond Or Strawberry
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kansas
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  • State: Kansas
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Edwards, Kansas arrested David Eslinger. Eslinger is 29 years old, weighs 175 with blond or strawberry hair and blue eyes. He was charged with Possession of Marijuana 1st Offense, Possession of opiates, opium, narcotic drugs or designated stimulants.  All criminal suspects including David Eslinger are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Edwards County Law Enforcement.