Bell County, KY Arrest Records

Bell County, KY is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.44 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Boone, McCracken, Laurel, Bullitt, Pulaski counties in Kentucky.
Bell County, KY property crime rate is 5.49 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 95 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 31.65% compared to 2015.

Bell County, KY Crime Rate

Total arrests in Bell County in 2016 decreased by 36.61% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 21 to 12 while non-violent crime decreased by 36.05% from 233 to 149.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 95
Burglary 41
Motor vehicle theft 13
Aggravated assault 10
Arson 2

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Bell County decreased by 42.86% from 2015 and decreased by 20% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 15 to 12. In 2016 violent crime rate in Bell County was 90.57% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.044%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Bell County decreased by 36.05% from 2015 and decreased by 9.7% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 165 to 149. In 2016 property crime rate in Bell County was 80.67% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.549%.

How Bell stands up against other counties

Bell vs. Harlan

You’ll be in more risk in Bell compared to Harlan county that had 87.6% lower crime rate compared to Bell 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 Harlan county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.4794 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Harlan county.

Bell vs. Carter

You’ll be in more risk in Bell compared to Carter county that had 77.58% lower crime rate compared to Bell county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0369 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.1479 in Carter county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.4794 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.2218 in Carter county.

Names with the most arrests in Bell

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Bell, Kentucky, the most crimes, that's 34.27% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 31-40. Felonies are committed more by men.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bell County is 0.82% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.63 daily crimes that occur in Bell County.
  • Bell, KY is more violent than Harlan.
  • In Bell County you have a 1 in 168 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Bell, KY have decreased by 36.61%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Bell, KY

  • Aliases: DAVID ALLEN; DAVID LEE ALLEN
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  • Age: 33
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 160
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: District 10 - London, Laurel County
  • Summary: David Lee Allen was arrested. He is 33 years old, 5' 11" tall, weighs 160 and has brown eyes. Allen is charged with TRAF CONT SUB-1ST DEG-1ST OFF-METHAMPHETAMINE (2 OR > GRAMS) by police near Bell, Kentucky. TRAF CONT SUB-1ST DEG-1ST OFF-METHAMPHETAMINE (2 OR > GRAMS) is a CLASS-C FELONY 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: Bell County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: DOYLE CARNES JR
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  • Age: 50
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6' 00"
  • Weight: 185
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: District 10 - London, Laurel County
  • Summary: Bell County Law Enforcement arrested 50-year-old Doyle Jr Carnes for POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-DRUG UNSPECIFIED in Bell, Kentucky. He is 6' 00" tall, weighs 185 and has brown eyes. POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-DRUG UNSPECIFIED is a D offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Carnes may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Bell County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 10-31-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 35
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 6"
  • Weight: 170 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: MIDDLESBORO, KY
  • State: Kentucky
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  • Booking Date: 2019-10-31 00:38:00
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  • Summary: Bell County Law Enforcement arrested 35-year-old Nichole Seabolt on October 31, 2019. The charge against Seabolt is OPER MTR VEHICLE U/INFLUENCE ALC/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFF, DRIVING TOO FAST FOR TRAFFIC CONDITIONS, OPERATING VEHICLE WITH EXPIRED OPERATORS LICENSE. She weighs 170 lbs with brown hair and hazel eyes;  Seabolt 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: Bell County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 10-30-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 32
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 6"
  • Weight: 145 lbs
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: SPRINGFIELD, KY
  • State: Kentucky
  • Total Bond: 833.87
  • Booking Date: 2019-10-30 14:06:00
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  • Summary: On October 30, 2019, Tawnya Miller, 32, was arrested by police near Bell, Kentucky and charged with B/W POSS CONT 2ND,POSS CONT 3RD X 2,DRUG PARA, B/W FAIL PAY RESTITUTION FOR TBUT OR DISP, B/W PROBATION VIOLATION FOR TBUT OR DISP $500 OR MORE U/$10,000 AND PROBATION VIOLATION, B/W FTA FOR PRH FOR TBUT OR DISP SHOPLIFTING $500 OR MORE U/$10,000. She is 5' 6" tall, weighs 145 lbs and has brown eyes. B/W POSS CONT 2ND,POSS CONT 3RD X 2,DRUG PARA, B/W FAIL PAY RESTITUTION FOR TBUT OR DISP, B/W PROBATION VIOLATION FOR TBUT OR DISP $500 OR MORE U/$10,000 AND PROBATION VIOLATION, B/W FTA FOR PRH FOR TBUT OR DISP SHOPLIFTING $500 OR MORE U/$10,000, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Miller’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Bell County Law Enforcement
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  • Arrest Date: 10-29-2019 02:56:00
  • Age: 39
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 6"
  • Weight: 135 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: PINEVILLE, KY
  • State: Kentucky
  • Total Bond: 433.5
  • Booking Date: 2019-10-29 14:56:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of SERVING WARRANT (FOR OTHER POLICE AGENCY)PERMITTING UNLAWFULOPERATOTION OF MOTOR VEH-NOTE-343.00 PAY OR STAY, SERVING WARRANT (FOR OTHER POLICE AGENCY)-PI-CONT SUB (EXCLUDES ALC) PAY OR STAY $90.50 on October 29, 2019 was Delana Lawson. The 39-year-old Lawson was arrested by Bell County Law Enforcement. She is 5' 6" tall, weighs 135 lbs and has brown eyes. Bond was set at unknown amount for the charge because Lawson is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Bell County Law Enforcement.