Carter County, KY Arrest Records

Carter County, KY is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.18 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.
Carter County, KY property crime rate is 1.15 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 13 burglary related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 43.48% compared to 2015.

Carter County, KY Crime Rate

Total arrests in Carter County in 2016 decreased by 23.4% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 3 to 5 while non-violent crime decreased by 29.55% from 44 to 31.

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

Crime Arrests
Burglary 13
Larceny-theft 12
Motor vehicle theft 6
Robbery 4
Aggravated assault 1

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Carter County increased by 66.67% from 2015 and decreased by 0% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 5 to 5. In 2016 violent crime rate in Carter County was 96.06% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.018%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Carter County decreased by 29.55% from 2015 and decreased by 24.39% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 41 to 31. In 2016 property crime rate in Carter County was 95.97% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.115%.

How Carter stands up against other counties

Carter vs. Bell

You’ll be in more safety in Carter compared to Bell county that had 346.05% higher crime rate compared to Carter county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.0370 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.3688 in Bell county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.2218 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.4794 in Bell county.

Carter vs. Harlan

You’ll be in more risk in Carter compared to Harlan county that had 44.69% lower crime rate compared to Carter county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.1479 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Harlan county.
Arson rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Harlan county.

Names with the most arrests in Carter

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Carter, Kentucky, the most crimes, that's 35.34% 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 Carter County is 0.96% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.36 daily crimes that occur in Carter County.
  • Carter, KY is safer than Bell.
  • In Carter County you have a 1 in 751 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Carter, KY have decreased by 23.4%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Carter, KY

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  • Arrest Date: 08-22-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 44
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 9"
  • Weight: 214 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: COLUMBUS, OH
  • State: Kentucky
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  • Booking Date: 2019-08-22 14:10:00
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  • Summary: On August 22, 2019, Carter County Law Enforcement arrested 44-year-old Monty Derefield for OPER MTR VEHICLE U/INFLU ALC/DRUGS/ETC. .08 (AGG CIRCUM) 1ST OFF, FAILURE TO WEAR SEAT BELTS, FAILURE TO OR IMPROPER SIGNAL, FAILURE TO PRODUCE INSURANCE CARD, NO REGISTRATION RECEIPT, FAILURE TO REGISTER TRANSFER OF MOTOR VEHICLE, POSS OF OPEN ALC BEVERAGE CONT IN MOTOR VEH PROHIBITED, VIOLATION OF A FOREIGN EPO/DVO in Carter, Kentucky. He is 5' 9" tall, weighs 214 lbs and has hazel eyes. OPER MTR VEHICLE U/INFLU ALC/DRUGS/ETC. .08 (AGG CIRCUM) 1ST OFF, FAILURE TO WEAR SEAT BELTS, FAILURE TO OR IMPROPER SIGNAL, FAILURE TO PRODUCE INSURANCE CARD, NO REGISTRATION RECEIPT, FAILURE TO REGISTER TRANSFER OF MOTOR VEHICLE, POSS OF OPEN ALC BEVERAGE CONT IN MOTOR VEH PROHIBITED, VIOLATION OF A FOREIGN EPO/DVO is a offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Derefield may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Carter County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 08-22-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 44
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 170 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Green
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: OLIVE HILL, KY
  • State: Kentucky
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  • Booking Date: 2019-08-22 18:30:00
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  • Summary: 44-year-old Ralph J Binion, arrested August 22, 2019 in Carter, Kentucky for FAILURE TO APPEAR, PROBATION VIOLATION (FOR FELONY OFFENSE). Everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Binion’s status may be obtained from the following: Carter County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 08-21-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 34
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 0"
  • Weight: 125 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: GRAYSON, KY
  • State: Kentucky
  • Total Bond: 913
  • Booking Date: 2019-08-21 19:46:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANC TO ORDER, OPERATING ON SUS OR REV OPER LICENSE on August 21, 2019 was Rose marie Sanmiguel. The 34-year-old Sanmiguel was arrested by Carter County Law Enforcement. She is 5' 0" tall, weighs 125 lbs and has blue eyes. Bond was set at unknown amount for the charge because Sanmiguel is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Carter County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: STACI PORTER
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  • Age: 20
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 03"
  • Weight: 141
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Sandy Hook Office - Elliott County
  • Summary: Carter County Law Enforcement arrested 20-year-old Staci Porter for RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY > $500 AND < $10,000 in Carter, Kentucky. She is 5' 03" tall, weighs 141 and has blue eyes. RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY > $500 AND < $10,000 is a D offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Porter may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Carter County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: GERALD PORTER; GERALD EUGENE PORTER
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  • Age: 36
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6' 01"
  • Weight: 205
  • Hair: Sandy
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Sandy Hook Office - Elliott County
  • Summary: 36-year-old Gerald Eugene Porter, arrested in Carter, Kentucky for BURGLARY, 3RD DEGREE. BURGLARY, 3RD DEGREE is a D offense, but everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Porter’s status may be obtained from the following: Carter County Law Enforcement.