Franklin County, KY Arrest Records

Franklin County, KY is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.32 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.
Franklin County, KY property crime rate is 5.16 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 170 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 37.10% compared to 2015.

Franklin County, KY Crime Rate

Total arrests in Franklin County in 2016 increased by 13.06% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 18 to 16 while non-violent crime increased by 14.98% from 227 to 261.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 170
Burglary 70
Motor vehicle theft 21
Aggravated assault 7
Robbery 4

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Franklin County decreased by 11.11% from 2015 and increased by 6.67% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 15 to 16. In 2016 violent crime rate in Franklin County was 93.26% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.032%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Franklin County increased by 14.98% from 2015 and decreased by 36.5% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 411 to 261. In 2016 property crime rate in Franklin County was 81.84% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.516%.

How Franklin stands up against other counties

Franklin vs. Jessamine

You’ll be in more risk in Franklin compared to Jessamine county that had 23.65% lower crime rate compared to Franklin county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0791 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0191 in Jessamine county.
Burglary rates of 1.3845 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.7954 in Jessamine county.

Franklin vs. Boyd

You’ll be in more risk in Franklin compared to Boyd county that had 46.53% lower crime rate compared to Franklin county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.1384 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.1454 in Boyd 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 Boyd county.

Names with the most arrests in Franklin

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Franklin, Kentucky, the most crimes, that's 29.82% 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 Franklin County is 0.83% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.5 daily crimes that occur in Franklin County.
  • Franklin, KY is more violent than Jessamine.
  • In Franklin County you have a 1 in 183 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Franklin, KY have increased by 13.06%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Franklin, KY

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  • Arrest Date: 08-18-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 32
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 4"
  • Weight: 167 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
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  • Booking Date: 2019-08-19 03:07:00
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  • Summary: Angela Nicole Wright was arrested on August 18, 2019 in Franklin, Kentucky on charges of ASSAULT, 4TH DEGREE DATING VIOLENCE (MINOR INJURY). She is 32 years old, 5' 4" tall, with brown hair, brown eyes and weighs 167 lbs pounds. Per the United States judicial system, Wright is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Franklin County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 08-22-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 37
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 180 lbs
  • Hair: Bald
  • Eye: Brown
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  • Booking Date: 2019-08-22 09:30:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on August 22, 2019 was 37-year-old Stephen Tyler Winn who is 5' 11" tall, weighs 180 lbs and has brown eyes. Franklin County Law Enforcement is charging Winn with CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANC TO ORDER, but He is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Franklin, Kentucky found here may provide more information about this incident: Franklin County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 08-21-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 26
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 5"
  • Weight: 130 lbs
  • Hair: Blond/strawberry
  • Eye: Hazel
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  • Booking Date: 2019-08-21 16:29:00
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  • Summary: On August 21, 2019, Franklin County Law Enforcement arrested 26-year-old Chad Thomas Whitson for CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANC TO ORDER in Franklin, Kentucky. He is 5' 5" tall, weighs 130 lbs and has hazel eyes. CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANC TO ORDER is a offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Whitson may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Franklin County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 08-23-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 39
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 210 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
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  • Booking Date: 2019-08-23 12:00:00
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  • Summary: 39-year-old Willard Ray Wentworth, arrested August 23, 2019 in Franklin, Kentucky for RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY U/$10,000. Everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Wentworth’s status may be obtained from the following: Franklin County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 08-23-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 31
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 1"
  • Weight: 200 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
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  • Total Bond: 1000
  • Booking Date: 2019-08-23 16:23:00
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  • Summary: Loni Mitchell Warfield was arrested on August 23, 2019. She is 31 years old, 5' 1" tall, weighs 200 lbs and has brown eyes. Warfield is charged with HARASSMENT ( NO PHYSICAL CONTACT), TERRORISTIC THREATENING, 3RD DEGREE by police near Franklin, Kentucky. 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: Franklin County Law Enforcement.

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