Butler County, KY Arrest Records

Butler County, KY is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.23 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, Daviess counties in Kentucky.
Butler County, KY property crime rate is 3.50 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 19 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 90.00% compared to 2015.

Butler County, KY Crime Rate

Total arrests in Butler County in 2016 decreased by 0% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 3 to 3 while non-violent crime decreased by 0% from 45 to 45.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 19
Burglary 19
Motor vehicle theft 7
Aggravated assault 3
Arson 1

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Butler County decreased by 0% from 2015 and decreased by 50% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 6 to 3. In 2016 violent crime rate in Butler County was 95.02% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.023%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Butler County decreased by 0% from 2015 and increased by 4.65% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 43 to 45. In 2016 property crime rate in Butler County was 87.67% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.35%.

How Butler stands up against other counties

Butler vs. Magoffin

You’ll be in more risk in Butler compared to Magoffin county that had 66.24% lower crime rate compared to Butler 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 Magoffin county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.5450 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.3154 in Magoffin county.

Butler vs. Caldwell

You’ll be in more safety in Butler compared to Caldwell county that had 38.4% higher crime rate compared to Butler 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 Caldwell county.
Burglary rates of 1.4792 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 2.4666 in Caldwell county.

Names with the most arrests in Butler

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Butler, Kentucky, the most crimes, that's 35.68% 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 asian or pacific islander population of the county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Butler County is 0.89% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.02 daily crimes that occur in Butler County.
  • Butler, KY is more violent than Magoffin.
  • In Butler County you have a 1 in 268 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Butler, KY have decreased by 0%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Butler, KY

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  • Arrest Date: 04-13-1993 12:00:00
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  • Booking Date: 1993-04-13 00:00:00
  • Location: OBSERVATION 2
  • Summary: Police in the area of Butler, Kentucky arrested Sarah Kaylee Fry on April 13, 1993. Sarah was charged with FAILURE TO APPEAR.  All criminal suspects including Sarah Kaylee Fry are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Butler County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 08-14-2019 05:43:00
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  • Booking Date: 1961-03-19 00:00:00
  • Location: ISOLATION 3
  • Summary: John Fitzgerald Sublett was arrested on August 14, 2019 in Butler, Kentucky on charges of MENACING, ALCOHOL INTOX IN A PUBLIC PLACE (1ST & 2ND OFFENSE, ASSAULT, 4TH DEGREE (NO VISIBLE INJURY), DISORDERLY CONDUCT, 2ND DEGREE which is a Misdemeanor. He is 5' 9 tall, with brown hair, blue eyes and weighs 150 pounds. Per the United States judicial system, Sublett is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Butler County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 08-14-2019 02:09:00
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  • Weight: 175
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  • Booking Date: 1966-10-21 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on August 14, 2019 was David Patrick Phelps who is 6' 0 tall, weighs 175 and has green eyes. Butler County Law Enforcement is charging Phelps with CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANC TO ORDER, a Misdemeanor, but He is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Butler, Kentucky found here may provide more information about this incident: Butler County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 08-13-2019 02:51:00
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  • Booking Date: 1959-02-03 00:00:00
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  • Summary: On August 13, 2019, Butler County Law Enforcement arrested Gary Keel for POSSESSION OF FIREARM BY CONVICTED FELON, POSS CONT SUB 1ST DEG 1ST OFF (DRUG UNSPECIFIED) in Butler, Kentucky. He is 5' 9 tall, weighs 200 and has blue eyes. POSSESSION OF FIREARM BY CONVICTED FELON, POSS CONT SUB 1ST DEG 1ST OFF (DRUG UNSPECIFIED) is a Felony offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Keel may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Butler County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 08-12-2019 03:20:00
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  • Booking Date: 1993-10-14 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Zane Ray Foote was arrested on August 12, 2019 in Butler, Kentucky on charges of BAIL JUMPING 1ST DEGREE which is a Felony. He is 5' 11 tall, with brown hair, blue eyes and weighs 155 pounds. Per the United States judicial system, Foote is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Butler County Law Enforcement.

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