Ottawa County, KS Arrest Records

Ottawa County, KS is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.17 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.
Ottawa County, KS property crime rate is 11.49 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 46 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 58.62% compared to 2015.

Ottawa County, KS Crime Rate

Total arrests in Ottawa County in 2016 increased by 30.19% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 4 to 1 while non-violent crime increased by 38.78% from 49 to 68.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 46
Burglary 19
Motor vehicle theft 3
Aggravated assault 1
Murder 0

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Ottawa County decreased by 75% from 2015. In 2016 violent crime rate in Ottawa County was 96.4% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.017%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Ottawa County increased by 38.78% from 2015. In 2016 property crime rate in Ottawa County was 59.59% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.149%.

How Ottawa stands up against other counties

Ottawa vs. Gray

You’ll be in more safety in Ottawa compared to Gray county that had 29.39% higher crime rate compared to Ottawa 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 Gray county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.5068 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.1601 in Gray county.

Names with the most arrests in Ottawa

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Ottawa, Kansas, the most crimes, that's 29.79% 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 Ottawa County is 0.65% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 3.19 daily crimes that occur in Ottawa County.
  • In Ottawa County you have a 1 in 86 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Ottawa, KS have increased by 30.19%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Ottawa, KS

  • Aliases: LUTHI, MEGAN LYNN
  • Date of Birth: 11-08-1988 00:00:00
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  • Age: 30
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5'-5"
  • Weight: 234
  • Hair: Brown
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  • Summary: 30-year-old Megan Lynn Luthi, arrested in Ottawa, Kansas for Theft;obtaining or exerting unauthorized control over property; more than $1,500 less than $25,000, Burglary; Building used as a dwelling except for theft of a firearm or sexually motivated, Driving while suspended - 3rd or subsequent conviction. Theft;obtaining or exerting unauthorized control over property; more than $1,500 less than $25,000, Burglary; Building used as a dwelling except for theft of a firearm or sexually motivated, Driving while suspended - 3rd or subsequent conviction is a Non Drug-Grid Severity Level 9 offense, but everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Luthi’s status may be obtained from the following: Ottawa County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: SMITH, DREW MICHAEL
  • Date of Birth: 04-13-1992 00:00:00
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  • Age: 26
  • Sex: Male
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  • Summary: Drew Michael Smith was arrested in Ottawa, Kansas on charges of Theft;obtaining or exerting unauthorized control over property; more than $1,500 less than $25,000, Possession of opiates, opium, narcotic drugs or designated stimulants which is a Non Drug-Grid Severity Level 9. He is 26 years old, 0'-0" tall, . Per the United States judicial system, Smith is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Ottawa County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: PERRY, JOHN A
  • Date of Birth: 02-06-1973 00:00:00
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  • Age: 46
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6'-0"
  • Weight: 180
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Green
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  • Summary: Arrested was 46-year-old John A Perry who is 6'-0" tall, weighs 180 and has green eyes. Ottawa County Law Enforcement is charging Perry with Aggravated Sexual Battery; Intentional nonconsensual touching; child 16 or more; victim unconscious or physically powerless, Furnishing alcoholic beverages to a minor for illicit purposes; Child LT18 yoa, a Non Drug-Grid Severity Level 5, but He is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Ottawa, Kansas found here may provide more information about this incident: Ottawa County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: MILLER, SARAH MARIE
  • Date of Birth: 03-06-1984 00:00:00
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  • Age: 35
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Summary: Ottawa County Law Enforcement arrested 35-year-old Sarah Marie Miller for Violation of the Kansas Offender Registration Act 1st Conviction, Possession of Depressant or Analog 1st Offense, Obstructing legal process or official duty in a felony, or resulting from felony parole, etc. in Ottawa, Kansas. She is 0'-0" tall, . Violation of the Kansas Offender Registration Act 1st Conviction, Possession of Depressant or Analog 1st Offense, Obstructing legal process or official duty in a felony, or resulting from felony parole, etc. is a Non Drug-Grid Severity Level 6 offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Miller may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Ottawa County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: JARRELL, JOHN HARVEY | JARRELL, JOHN HARVEY | JARREL, JOHN HARVEY JR
  • Date of Birth: 09-04-1995 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 03-06-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 23
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5'-6"
  • Weight: 165
  • Hair: Blond Or Strawberry
  • Eye: Blue
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  • Summary: John Harvey Jarrell was arrested on March 06, 2019. He is 23 years old, 5'-6" tall, weighs 165 and has blue eyes. Jarrell is charged with Agg Battery-Int, Grt Bodly Hrm by police near Ottawa, Kansas. Agg Battery-Int, Grt Bodly Hrm is a Non Drug-Grid Severity Level 4 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: Ottawa County Law Enforcement.