Rush County, KS Arrest Records

Rush County, KS is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.98 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.
Rush County, KS property crime rate is 21.91 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 37 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 60.87% compared to 2015.

Rush County, KS Crime Rate

Total arrests in Rush County in 2016 increased by 94.44% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 6 to 3 while non-violent crime increased by 123.33% from 30 to 67.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 37
Burglary 27
Motor vehicle theft 3
Aggravated assault 2
Revised rape 1

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Rush County decreased by 50% from 2015 and decreased by 0% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 3 to 3. In 2016 violent crime rate in Rush County was 79.09% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.098%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Rush County increased by 123.33% from 2015 and increased by 139.29% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 28 to 67. In 2016 property crime rate in Rush County was 22.92% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 2.191%.

How Rush stands up against other counties

Rush vs. Ness

You’ll be in more risk in Rush compared to Ness county that had 52.8% lower crime rate compared to Rush 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 Ness county.
Burglary rates of 8.8293 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 2.3633 in Ness county.

Rush vs. Woodson

You’ll be in more risk in Rush compared to Woodson county that had 59.97% lower crime rate compared to Rush county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.3270 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.3160 in Woodson county.
Arson rates of 0.3270 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.5798 in Woodson county.

Names with the most arrests in Rush

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Rush, Kansas, the most crimes, that's 31.48% 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 Rush County is 0.31% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 6.27 daily crimes that occur in Rush County.
  • Rush, KS is more violent than Ness.
  • In Rush County you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Rush, KS have increased by 94.44%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Rush, KS

  • Aliases: SEYMOUR, CHALLIS TYLER | SEYMOUR, CHALLIS TYLER
  • Date of Birth: 07-27-1962 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 04-30-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 56
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6'-0"
  • Weight: 217
  • Hair: Gray Or Partially Gray
  • Eye: Blue
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  • Summary: 56-year-old Challis Tyler Seymour, arrested April 30, 2019 in Rush, Kansas for Dist/poss int dis marijuana GE25g LT450g, Drugs;Arranging sale/purchase use commun facility, Drug Sale 1,000 Foot School Property. Dist/poss int dis marijuana GE25g LT450g, Drugs;Arranging sale/purchase use commun facility, Drug Sale 1,000 Foot School Property is a Drug-grid Severity Level 3 offense, but everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Seymour’s status may be obtained from the following: Rush County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: PARKER, SHANE DWAYNE | PARKER, SHANE D
  • Date of Birth: 05-20-1976 00:00:00
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  • Age: 42
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6'-2"
  • Weight: 215
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
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  • Summary: Shane Dwayne Parker was arrested. He is 42 years old, 6'-2" tall, weighs 215 and has blue eyes. Parker is charged with Possession of opiates, opium, narcotic drugs or designated stimulants, Distribution/possession with intent to distribute non specified drugs at least 3.5g less than 100g within 1000 feet of a school by police near Rush, Kansas. Possession of opiates, opium, narcotic drugs or designated stimulants, Distribution/possession with intent to distribute non specified drugs at least 3.5g less than 100g within 1000 feet of a school 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: Rush County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: DECHANT, JEFFREY M
  • Date of Birth: 12-12-1986 00:00:00
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  • Age: 32
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of Burglary; Building used as a dwelling theft of a firearm, 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 was Jeffrey M Dechant. The 32-year-old Dechant was arrested by Rush County Law Enforcement. He is 0'-0" tall, . Bond was set at unknown amount for the Non Drug-Grid Severity Level 5 charge because Dechant is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Rush County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: MEDINA, RICK ERIC | MEDINA, RICKY ERIC
  • Date of Birth: 03-27-1977 00:00:00
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  • Age: 41
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5'-6"
  • Weight: 189
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
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  • Summary: 41-year-old Rick Eric Medina was arrested in Rush, Kansas for Criminal threat.He is 5'-6" tall, weighs 189 and has brown eyes. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Rush County Law Enforcement and others with information about this arrest and related court dates can be contacted for updated information on this arrest.
  • Aliases: BASGALL, SIERRA ROSE
  • Date of Birth: 04-18-1995 00:00:00
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  • Age: 23
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5'-10"
  • Weight: 163
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of Criminal Use of Explosives; Unauthorized possession, creation or construction of simulated explsv device w/ intent to intimidate or cause alarm to person, Possession of opiates, opium, narcotic drugs or designated stimulants was Sierra Rose Basgall. The 23-year-old Basgall was arrested by Rush County Law Enforcement. She is 5'-10" tall, weighs 163 and has blue eyes. Bond was set at unknown amount for the Non Drug-Grid Severity Level 8 charge because Basgall is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Rush County Law Enforcement.