Lancaster, KY Arrest Records

Lancaster, KY is among the safest cities in the USA with 2.58 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 91st safest city in Kentucky among the 151 cities.
Lancaster, KY property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 18.85 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 43 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 23.21% compared to 2015.

Lancaster Crime Rate

Total arrests in Lancaster 2016 decreased by 13.54% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 6 to 10 while non-violent crime decreased by 18.89% from 90 to 73.

5 Crimes In Lancaster, KY in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 43
Burglary 26
Aggravated assault 7
Motor vehicle theft 4
Robbery 2

Other Cities in Kentucky with the Most Arrests

Among the 151 cities in state the most dangerous is Louisville Metro with 4,621 violent crimes that’s 55.39% of total of 8,342. West Buechel has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 38 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Pikeville 59.40
Middlesboro 57.93
Winchester 57.74
Oak Grove 54.23
Paducah 52.50

Safest Cities in Kentucky

Are you planning a move to Kentucky? Here are the safest cities in Kentucky with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Lancaster is 1 out of 276 up by 0.02% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Fort Thomas and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Irvine.

City Arrests
Irvine 1.66
Flatwoods 2.46
Tompkinsville 2.64
Hartford 3.25
Columbia 3.42

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Lancaster increased by 66.67% from 2015 and increased by 150% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 4 to 10. In 2016 violent crime rate in Lancaster was 44.98% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.258%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Lancaster decreased by 18.89% from 2015 and decreased by 18.89% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 90 to 73. In 2016 property crime rate in Lancaster was 33.69% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 1.885%.

How Lancaster stands up against other cities

Lancaster vs. Carrollton

You’ll be in more risk in Lancaster compared to Carrollton that had 14.55% lower crime rate compared to Lancaster 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 the same as average 0.0000 in Carrollton city.
Burglary rates of 6.7131 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 3.3531 in Carrollton.

Lancaster vs. Williamstown

You’ll be in more risk in Lancaster compared to Williamstown that had 53.88% lower crime rate compared to Lancaster according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in Williamstown city.
Burglary rates of 6.7131 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.5205 in Williamstown.

Names with the most arrests in Lancaster

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 34.23% are people aged between 31-40.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lancaster is 0.35% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 5.87 daily crimes that occur in Lancaster.
  • Lancaster is more violent than Carrollton.
  • In Lancaster you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Lancaster have decreased by 13.54%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Lancaster, KY

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  • Arrest Date: 09-19-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 33
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Caucasian
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  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 190 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: LANCASTER, KY
  • State: Kentucky
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  • Booking Date: 2019-09-19 12:56:00
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  • Summary: Benjamin Gray was arrested on September 19, 2019 in Lincoln, Kentucky on charges of FAILURE TO OR IMPROPER SIGNAL, FAILURE TO PRODUCE INSURANCE CARD, POSS OF MARIJUANA, POSS CONT SUB 1ST DEG, 1ST OFF (METHAMPHETAMINE). He is 33 years old, 6' 0" tall, with brown hair, blue eyes and weighs 190 lbs pounds. Per the United States judicial system, Gray is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Lincoln County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 09-17-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 38
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: African American
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  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 155 lbs
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: LANCASTER, KY
  • State: Kentucky
  • Total Bond: 2000
  • Booking Date: 2019-09-17 22:15:00
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Lincoln, Kentucky arrested William B Thornton on September 17, 2019. Thornton is 38 years old, weighs 155 lbs with black hair and brown eyes. He was charged with OBSTRUCTING GOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS, DISORDERLY CONDUCT, 1ST DEGREE.  All criminal suspects including William B Thornton are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Lincoln County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 09-16-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 49
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Caucasian
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  • Height: 5' 7"
  • Weight: 165 lbs
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: LANCASTER, KY
  • State: Kentucky
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  • Booking Date: 2019-09-16 13:59:00
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Lincoln, Kentucky arrested Michael S Lemay on September 16, 2019. Lemay is 49 years old, weighs 165 lbs with black hair and brown eyes. He was charged with BURGLARY, 2ND DEGREE, CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, 1ST DEGREE.  All criminal suspects including Michael S Lemay are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Lincoln County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 09-15-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 24
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: Caucasian
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  • Height: 5' 6"
  • Weight: 175 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: LANCASTER, KY
  • State: Kentucky
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  • Booking Date: 2019-09-15 17:30:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on September 15, 2019 was 24-year-old Ashley Sears who is 5' 6" tall, weighs 175 lbs and has blue eyes. Lincoln County Law Enforcement is charging Sears with FAILURE TO APPEAR, but She is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Lincoln, Kentucky found here may provide more information about this incident: Lincoln County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 09-14-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 22
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Hispanic
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  • Height: 5' 8"
  • Weight: 235 lbs
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: LANCASTER, KY
  • State: Kentucky
  • Total Bond: 264
  • Booking Date: 2019-09-14 21:26:00
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  • Summary: On September 14, 2019, Lincoln County Law Enforcement arrested 22-year-old Adam Ramirez for NON-PAYMENT OF FINES in Lincoln, Kentucky. He is 5' 8" tall, weighs 235 lbs and has brown eyes. NON-PAYMENT OF FINES is a offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Ramirez may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Lincoln County Law Enforcement.