Morton County, KS Arrest Records

Morton County, KS is among the safest counties in the USA with 3.16 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Shawnee, Butler, Pottawatomie, Johnson, Franklin counties in Kansas.
Morton County, KS property crime rate is 11.24 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 17 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 6.25% compared to 2015.

Morton County, KS Crime Rate

Total arrests in Morton County in 2016 increased by 36.67% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 8 to 9 while non-violent crime increased by 45.45% from 22 to 32.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 17
Burglary 11
Aggravated assault 8
Motor vehicle theft 4
Revised rape 1

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Morton County increased by 12.5% from 2015 and increased by 125% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 4 to 9. In 2016 violent crime rate in Morton County was 32.66% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.316%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Morton County increased by 45.45% from 2015 and increased by 52.38% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 21 to 32. In 2016 property crime rate in Morton County was 60.47% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.124%.

How Morton stands up against other counties

Morton vs. Logan

You’ll be in more risk in Morton compared to Logan county that had 87.73% lower crime rate compared to Morton 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 Logan county.
Burglary rates of 3.8624 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.3532 in Logan county.

Morton vs. Trego

You’ll be in more risk in Morton compared to Trego county that had 63.72% lower crime rate compared to Morton county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 2.8090 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 2.4373 in Trego county.
Larceny rates of 5.9691 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.3928 in Trego county.

Names with the most arrests in Morton

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Morton, Kansas, the most crimes, that's 31.55% 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 Morton County is 0.57% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 3.94 daily crimes that occur in Morton County.
  • Morton, KS is more violent than Logan.
  • In Morton County you have a 1 in 69 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Morton, KS have increased by 36.67%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Morton, KS

  • Aliases: PERKINS, CRYSTAL
  • Date of Birth: 06-10-1983 00:00:00
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  • Age: 35
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  • Summary: Crystal Perkins, 35, was arrested by police near Morton, Kansas and charged with Criminal threat. She is 0'-0" tall, weighs . Criminal threat is a Non Drug-Grid Severity Level 9, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Perkins’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Morton County Law Enforcement
  • Aliases: HOBBS, JEFFERY DAVID | HOBBS, JEFFERY DAVID
  • Date of Birth: 01-20-1967 00:00:00
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  • Age: 52
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  • Weight: 200
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  • Summary: 52-year-old Jeffery David Hobbs was arrested in Morton, Kansas for Possession of opiates, opium, narcotic drugs or designated stimulants.He is 6'-2" tall, weighs 200 and has brown eyes. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Morton County Law Enforcement and others with information about this arrest and related court dates can be contacted for updated information on this arrest.
  • Aliases: KJERGAARD, KRISTA BELLE | KJERGAARD, KRISTA BELLE | STROUD, KRISTA BELLE | STROUD-KJERGAARD, KRISTA BELLE
  • Date of Birth: 03-08-1981 00:00:00
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  • Age: 37
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  • Summary: Krista Belle Kjergaard was arrested in Morton, Kansas on charges of Criminal use of a financial card; Money, services, etc. w/in 7 day period LT$1000 value, Identity Theft, Identity Fraud which is a Class A Misdemeanor. She is 37 years old, 0'-0" tall, . Per the United States judicial system, Kjergaard is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Morton County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: THOMASON, ALEXUS RENE | THOMASON, ALEXUS RENE
  • Date of Birth: 05-07-1999 00:00:00
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  • Age: 19
  • Sex: Female
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  • Height: 5'-3"
  • Weight: 110
  • Hair: Brown
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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of Possession of opiates, opium, narcotic drugs or designated stimulants was Alexus Rene Thomason. The 19-year-old Thomason was arrested by Morton County Law Enforcement. She is 5'-3" tall, weighs 110 and has hazel eyes. Bond was set at unknown amount for the Drug-grid Severity Level 5 charge because Thomason is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Morton County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: VERA, ERIC LUIS | VERA, ERIC LUIS
  • Date of Birth: 12-12-1990 00:00:00
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  • Age: 27
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  • Summary: Arrested was 27-year-old Eric Luis Vera who is 0'-0" tall, and has brown eyes. Morton County Law Enforcement is charging Vera with Agg Battery - Bodily Harm w/ Deadly Weapon or Manner Possible to Cause Great Bodily Harm, a Non Drug-Grid Severity Level 7, but He is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Morton, Kansas found here may provide more information about this incident: Morton County Law Enforcement.

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