Barren County, KY Arrest Records

Barren County, KY is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.27 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Boone, McCracken, Warren, Laurel, Bullitt counties in Kentucky.
Barren County, KY property crime rate is 2.70 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 57 burglary related arrests in 2016 that increased by 35.71% compared to 2015.

Barren County, KY Crime Rate

Total arrests in Barren County in 2016 increased by 19.09% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 5 to 12 while non-violent crime increased by 13.33% from 105 to 119.

5 Crimes In Barren County, KY in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Burglary 57
Larceny-theft 42
Motor vehicle theft 20
Aggravated assault 9
Revised rape 3

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Barren County increased by 140% from 2015 and increased by 300% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 3 to 12. In 2016 violent crime rate in Barren County was 94.19% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.027%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Barren County increased by 13.33% from 2015 and increased by 7.21% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 111 to 119. In 2016 property crime rate in Barren County was 90.48% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.27%.

How Barren stands up against other counties

Barren vs. Nelson

You’ll be in more safety in Barren compared to Nelson county that had 43% higher crime rate compared to Barren 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 0.0439 in Nelson county.
Larceny rates of 0.9547 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.9535 in Nelson county.

Barren vs. Hopkins

You’ll be in more safety in Barren compared to Hopkins county that had 95.33% higher crime rate compared to Barren 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 0.0436 in Hopkins county.
Burglary rates of 1.2957 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.9388 in Hopkins county.

Names with the most arrests in Barren

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Barren, Kentucky, the most crimes, that's 34.5% 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 Barren County is 0.91% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.82 daily crimes that occur in Barren County.
  • Barren, KY is safer than Nelson.
  • In Barren County you have a 1 in 336 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Barren, KY have increased by 19.09%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Barren, KY

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  • Location: Glasgow Office - Barren County
  • Summary: Barren County Law Enforcement arrested 28-year-old Clayton C Button for POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-METHAMPHETAMINE in Barren, Kentucky. He is 0' 00" tall, weighs 000 and has unknown eyes. POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-METHAMPHETAMINE is a D offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Button may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Barren County Law Enforcement.
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  • Summary: Joshua Cody Stock was arrested in Barren, Kentucky for PUBLIC INTOXICATION-CONTROLL SUB(EXCLUDES ALCOHOL), POSS CONT SUB 1ST DEG, 1ST OFF (METHAMPHETAMINE), DRUG PARAPHERNALIA - BUY/POSSESS, CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANC TO ORDER on August 24, 2019. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Barren 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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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of PUBLIC INTOXICATION-CONTROLL SUB(EXCLUDES ALCOHOL), DRUG PARAPHERNALIA - BUY/POSSESS on August 23, 2019 was Windy Irene Skaggs. The Skaggs was arrested by Barren County Law Enforcement. Bond was set at unknown amount for the charge because Skaggs is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Barren County Law Enforcement.
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  • Summary: Barren County Law Enforcement arrested Eric Scott Patterson on August 24, 2019. The charge against Patterson is ONE HEADLIGHT, TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE, DRUG PARAPHERNALIA - BUY/POSSESS, POSS OF MARIJUANA, POSS OF OPEN ALC BEVERAGE CONT IN MOTOR VEH PROHIBITED, OPER MTR VEHICLE U/INFLU ALC/DRUGS/ETC. .08 (AGG CIRCUM) 1ST OFF.  Patterson 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: Barren County Law Enforcement.
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  • Summary: On August 23, 2019, Jeramy Todd Ouderkirk, was arrested by police near Barren, Kentucky and charged with POSS OF OPEN ALC BEVERAGE CONT IN MOTOR VEH PROHIBITED, OPER MTR VEHICLE U/INFLUENCE ALC/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFF. POSS OF OPEN ALC BEVERAGE CONT IN MOTOR VEH PROHIBITED, OPER MTR VEHICLE U/INFLUENCE ALC/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFF, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Ouderkirk’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Barren County Law Enforcement