Columbia, KY Arrest Records

Columbia, KY is among the safest cities in the USA with 0.64 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 5th safest city in Kentucky among the 151 cities.
Columbia, KY property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 2.77 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 7 burglary related arrests that decreased by 61.11% compared to 2015.

Columbia Crime Rate

Total arrests in Columbia 2016 decreased by 65.22% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 2 to 3 while non-violent crime decreased by 70.45% from 44 to 13.

5 Crimes In Columbia, KY in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Burglary 7
Larceny-theft 5
Aggravated assault 3
Motor vehicle theft 1
Murder 0

Other Cities in Kentucky with the Most Arrests

Among the 151 cities in state the most dangerous is Louisville Metro with 4,621 violent crimes that’s 55.39% of total of 8,342. West Buechel has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 38 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Pikeville 59.40
Middlesboro 57.93
Winchester 57.74
Oak Grove 54.23
Paducah 52.50

Safest Cities in Kentucky

Are you planning a move to Kentucky? Here are the safest cities in Kentucky with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Columbia is 1 out of 276 up by 0.02% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Fort Thomas and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Irvine.

City Arrests
Irvine 1.66
Flatwoods 2.46
Tompkinsville 2.64
Hartford 3.25
Columbia 3.42

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Columbia increased by 50% from 2015 and decreased by 0% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 3 to 3. In 2016 violent crime rate in Columbia was 86.35% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.064%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Columbia decreased by 70.45% from 2015 and decreased by 67.5% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 40 to 13. In 2016 property crime rate in Columbia was 90.24% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 0.277%.

How Columbia stands up against other cities

Columbia vs. Scottsville

You’ll be in more safety in Columbia compared to Scottsville that had 690.32% higher crime rate compared to Columbia 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 0.2249 in Scottsville city.
Burglary rates of 1.4941 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 6.2978 in Scottsville.

Names with the most arrests in Columbia

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 36.48% are people aged between 31-40.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Columbia is 0.9% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.94 daily crimes that occur in Columbia.
  • In Columbia you have a 1 in 293 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Columbia have decreased by 65.22%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Columbia, KY

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  • Arrest Date: 10-13-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 32
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 6"
  • Weight: 185 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: COLUMBIA , KY
  • State: Kentucky
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  • Booking Date: 2019-10-13 23:22:00
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  • Summary: Marion County Law Enforcement arrested 32-year-old Linda Michelle Ashbrook on October 13, 2019. The charge against Ashbrook is FAILURE TO APPEAR. She weighs 185 lbs with brown hair and hazel eyes;  Ashbrook and all others arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty. To get more information about this arrest, contact one of the local police agencies below: Marion County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 10-13-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 32
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 6"
  • Weight: 185 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: COLUMBIA , KY
  • State: Kentucky
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  • Booking Date: 2019-10-13 23:22:00
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  • Summary: Linda Michelle Ashbrook was arrested on October 13, 2019 in Marion, Kentucky on charges of FAILURE TO APPEAR. She is 32 years old, 5' 6" tall, with brown hair, hazel eyes and weighs 185 lbs pounds. Per the United States judicial system, Ashbrook is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Marion County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 10-08-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 39
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 240 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: COLUMBIA, KY
  • State: Kentucky
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  • Booking Date: 2019-10-08 20:53:00
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Marion, Kentucky arrested Larry David Taylor on October 08, 2019. Taylor is 39 years old, weighs 240 lbs with brown hair and blue eyes. He was charged with TRAFF IN CONT SUB, 1ST DEGREE, 1ST OFF - (< 2 GMS METHAMPHETAMINE), RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY U/$10,000, POSSESSION OF HANDGUN BY CONVICTED FELON, POSS CONT SUB, 1ST DEGREE, 2ND OFFENSE - DRUG UNSPECIFIED, TBUT OR DISP ALL OTHERS $500 OR MORE BUT U/$10,000.  All criminal suspects including Larry David Taylor are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Marion County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 09-27-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 34
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 1"
  • Weight: 200 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Green
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: COLUMBIA, KY
  • State: Kentucky
  • Total Bond: 250
  • Booking Date: 2019-09-27 23:28:00
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  • Summary: 34-year-old Michael Colyer was arrested in Russell, Kentucky for SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT on September 27, 2019.He is 5' 1" tall, weighs 200 lbs and has green eyes. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Russell County Law Enforcement and others with information about this arrest and related court dates can be contacted for updated information on this arrest.
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  • Arrest Date: 09-22-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 25
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 9"
  • Weight: 145 lbs
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: COLUMBIA, KY
  • State: Kentucky
  • Total Bond: 500
  • Booking Date: 2019-09-22 23:04:00
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  • Summary: On September 22, 2019, Casey County Law Enforcement arrested 25-year-old Russell J Mings for FAILURE TO WEAR SEAT BELTS, FAILURE TO OR IMPROPER SIGNAL, NO REGISTRATION PLATES, NO REGISTRATION RECEIPT, FAILURE TO PRODUCE INSURANCE CARD, FAILURE TO REGISTER TRANSFER OF MOTOR VEHICLE, OPER MTR VEH U/INFLU ALC/DRUGS/ETC. .08 (AGG CIRCUM), 2ND in Casey, Kentucky. He is 5' 9" tall, weighs 145 lbs and has brown eyes. FAILURE TO WEAR SEAT BELTS, FAILURE TO OR IMPROPER SIGNAL, NO REGISTRATION PLATES, NO REGISTRATION RECEIPT, FAILURE TO PRODUCE INSURANCE CARD, FAILURE TO REGISTER TRANSFER OF MOTOR VEHICLE, OPER MTR VEH U/INFLU ALC/DRUGS/ETC. .08 (AGG CIRCUM), 2ND is a offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Mings may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Casey County Law Enforcement.