Ellis County, KS Arrest Records

Ellis County, KS 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 Shawnee, Butler, Pottawatomie, Franklin, Finney counties in Kansas.
Ellis County, KS property crime rate is 2.42 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 33 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 10.00% compared to 2015.

Ellis County, KS Crime Rate

Total arrests in Ellis County in 2016 increased by 3.95% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 14 to 9 while non-violent crime increased by 12.9% from 62 to 70.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 33
Burglary 32
Aggravated assault 7
Motor vehicle theft 5
Revised rape 2

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Ellis County decreased by 35.71% from 2015 and increased by 12.5% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 8 to 9. In 2016 violent crime rate in Ellis County was 93.36% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.031%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Ellis County increased by 12.9% from 2015 and increased by 18.64% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 59 to 70. In 2016 property crime rate in Ellis County was 91.48% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.242%.

How Ellis stands up against other counties

Ellis vs. Franklin

You’ll be in more safety in Ellis compared to Franklin county that had 179.02% higher crime rate compared to Ellis county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.2423 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.1737 in Franklin county.
Burglary rates of 1.1075 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 2.5430 in Franklin county.

Ellis vs. Montgomery

You’ll be in more safety in Ellis compared to Montgomery county that had 41.84% higher crime rate compared to Ellis county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0611 in Montgomery county.
Larceny rates of 1.1421 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.4964 in Montgomery county.

Names with the most arrests in Ellis

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Ellis, Kansas, the most crimes, that's 33.52% 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 Ellis County is 0.92% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.75 daily crimes that occur in Ellis County.
  • Ellis, KS is safer than Franklin.
  • In Ellis County you have a 1 in 366 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Ellis, KS have increased by 3.95%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Ellis, KS

  • Aliases: WATTS, NATHAN DANIEL | WATTS, NATHAN DANIEL
  • Date of Birth: 03-27-1985 00:00:00
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  • Age: 34
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5'-9"
  • Weight: 200
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kansas
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Ellis, Kansas arrested Nathan Daniel Watts. Watts is 34 years old, weighs 200 with brown hair and blue eyes. He was charged with Battery Knowingly or recklessly causing bodily harm to another person, Criminal threat.  All criminal suspects including Nathan Daniel Watts are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Ellis County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: MARKLEY, MATTHEW AARON | MARKLEY, MATTHEW AARON
  • Date of Birth: 08-23-1977 00:00:00
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  • Age: 41
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6'-2"
  • Weight: 210
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kansas
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  • Summary: Matthew Aaron Markley was arrested in Ellis, Kansas on charges of Possession of opiates, opium, narcotic drugs or designated stimulants which is a Drug-grid Severity Level 5. He is 41 years old, 6'-2" tall, with brown hair, blue eyes and weighs 210 pounds. Per the United States judicial system, Markley is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Ellis County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: GERBER, BRETT JOSEPH | GERBER, BRETT JOSEPH
  • Date of Birth: 01-25-1982 00:00:00
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  • Age: 37
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6'-0"
  • Weight: 175
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Hazel
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  • Summary: Arrested was 37-year-old Brett Joseph Gerber who is 6'-0" tall, weighs 175 and has hazel eyes. Ellis County Law Enforcement is charging Gerber with Battery Knowingly or recklessly causing bodily harm to another person, Domestic Battery - 1st convict; intent. bodily harm dating relationship or family/household member, a Class B Misdemeanor, but He is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Ellis, Kansas found here may provide more information about this incident: Ellis County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: TURNER-MONTGOMERY, LATRAVI | TURNER-MONTGOMERY, LATRAVIS XAVIER | TURNER, LATRAVIS
  • Date of Birth: 01-31-1987 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 04-16-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 32
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Black
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  • Height: 6'-5"
  • Weight: 190
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kansas
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Ellis, Kansas arrested Latravi Turner-montgomery on April 16, 2019. Turner-montgomery is 32 years old, weighs 190 with black hair and brown eyes. He was charged with Agg battery - Phy Contact, Poss Great Bodly Hrm.  All criminal suspects including Latravi Turner-montgomery are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Ellis County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: WINTER, JORDAN CHRISTOPHER | WINTER, JORDAN CHRISTOPHER
  • Date of Birth: 08-08-1997 00:00:00
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  • Age: 21
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  • Summary: 21-year-old Jordan Christopher Winter, arrested in Ellis, Kansas for Distribution/possession with intent to distribute marijuana less than 25 grams, Distribution/possession with intent to distribute Schedule I,II,III, or IV drgs amnt less than 10 dosage units. Distribution/possession with intent to distribute marijuana less than 25 grams, Distribution/possession with intent to distribute Schedule I,II,III, or IV drgs amnt less than 10 dosage units is a Drug-grid Severity Level 4 offense, but everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Winter’s status may be obtained from the following: Ellis County Law Enforcement.