Clinton County, KY Arrest Records

Clinton County, KY is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.39 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.
Clinton County, KY property crime rate is 2.06 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 10 motor vehicle theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 900.00% compared to 2015.

Clinton County, KY Crime Rate

Total arrests in Clinton County in 2016 increased by 25% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 4 to 4 while non-violent crime increased by 31.25% from 16 to 21.

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

Crime Arrests
Motor vehicle theft 10
Larceny-theft 6
Burglary 5
Murder 1
Revised rape 1

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Clinton County decreased by 0% from 2015. In 2016 violent crime rate in Clinton County was 91.62% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.039%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Clinton County increased by 31.25% from 2015. In 2016 property crime rate in Clinton County was 92.74% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.206%.

How Clinton stands up against other counties

Clinton vs. Metcalfe

You’ll be in more safety in Clinton compared to Metcalfe county that had 281.97% higher crime rate compared to Clinton county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.0983 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.5989 in Metcalfe county.
Burglary rates of 0.4913 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 4.0926 in Metcalfe county.

Clinton vs. Leslie

You’ll be in more risk in Clinton compared to Leslie county that had 42.06% lower crime rate compared to Clinton county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0983 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Leslie county.
Burglary rates of 0.4913 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.3796 in Leslie county.

Names with the most arrests in Clinton

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Clinton, Kentucky, the most crimes, that's 35.47% 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 Clinton County is 0.93% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.67 daily crimes that occur in Clinton County.
  • Clinton, KY is safer than Metcalfe.
  • In Clinton County you have a 1 in 407 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Clinton, KY have increased by 25%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Clinton, KY

  • Aliases: CARLA DENISE BEAN; CARLA DENISE BLYTHE; CARLA DENISE CLEARY; CARLA D RICH; CARLA DENISE RICH
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  • Age: 48
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 10"
  • Weight: 240
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Monticello Office - Wayne County
  • Summary: Clinton County Law Enforcement arrested 48-year-old Carla Denise Cleary for THEFT OF IDENTITY OF ANOTHER W/O CONSENT, KNOW/FRAUDULENTLY USE ID CARD OR ELECT CODE FOR BENEFITS, TRAF CONT SUB-1ST DEG-1ST OFF-METHAMPHETAMINE (< 2 GRAMS) in Clinton, Kentucky. She is 5' 10" tall, weighs 240 and has hazel eyes. THEFT OF IDENTITY OF ANOTHER W/O CONSENT, KNOW/FRAUDULENTLY USE ID CARD OR ELECT CODE FOR BENEFITS, TRAF CONT SUB-1ST DEG-1ST OFF-METHAMPHETAMINE (< 2 GRAMS) is a D offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Cleary may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Clinton County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: BENJAMIN CLAYWELL; BENJAMIN MICHAEL CLAYWELL
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  • Age: 32
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 07"
  • Weight: 180
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Monticello Office - Wayne County
  • Summary: Police in the area of Clinton, Kentucky arrested Benjamin Claywell. Claywell is 32 years old, weighs 180 with black hair and brown eyes. He was charged with RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY > $500 AND < $10,000, POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-DRUG UNSPECIFIED, POSSESSION OF HANDGUN BY CONVICTED FELON.  All criminal suspects including Benjamin Claywell are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Clinton County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: CHRISTOPHER COMPTON; CHRISTOPHER L COMPTON; CHRISTOPHER LEE COMPTON
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  • Age: 39
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 10"
  • Weight: 160
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: District 20 - Monticello, Wayne County
  • Summary: Christopher Compton was arrested in Clinton, Kentucky on charges of POSSESSION OF FIREARM BY CONVICTED FELON which is a D. He is 39 years old, 5' 10" tall, with brown hair, hazel eyes and weighs 160 pounds. Per the United States judicial system, Compton is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Clinton County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: MICHELLE D BURTON; MICHELLE DELRAE BURTON; MICHELLE DELRAE FLETCHER; MICHELLE DELRAE GOLDEN; MICHELLE DELRAE HAWKINS
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  • Age: 35
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 04"
  • Weight: 160
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • Location: District 20 - Monticello, Wayne County
  • Summary: Arrested was 35-year-old Michelle D Burton who is 5' 04" tall, weighs 160 and has hazel eyes. Clinton County Law Enforcement is charging Burton with FLAGRANT NON SUPPORT, a D, but She is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Clinton, Kentucky found here may provide more information about this incident: Clinton County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: NIKKI BRANSCUM; NIKKI MICHELLE BRANSCUM
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  • Age: 30
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 08"
  • Weight: 145
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: District 20 - Monticello, Wayne County
  • Summary: 30-year-old Nikki Branscum, arrested in Clinton, Kentucky for THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION > $500 AND < $10,000, PROMOTING CONTRABAND-1ST DEGREE. THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION > $500 AND < $10,000, PROMOTING CONTRABAND-1ST DEGREE is a D offense, but everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Branscum’s status may be obtained from the following: Clinton County Law Enforcement.

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