Johnson County, KY Arrest Records

Johnson County, KY is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.22 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.
Johnson County, KY property crime rate is 2.39 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 36 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 2.70% compared to 2015.

Johnson County, KY Crime Rate

Total arrests in Johnson County in 2016 decreased by 26.83% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 10 to 5 while non-violent crime decreased by 23.61% from 72 to 55.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 36
Burglary 10
Motor vehicle theft 9
Aggravated assault 4
Revised rape 1

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Johnson County decreased by 50% from 2015 and decreased by 28.57% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 7 to 5. In 2016 violent crime rate in Johnson County was 95.36% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.022%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Johnson County decreased by 23.61% from 2015 and decreased by 59.26% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 135 to 55. In 2016 property crime rate in Johnson County was 91.58% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.239%.

How Johnson stands up against other counties

Johnson vs. Letcher

You’ll be in more risk in Johnson compared to Letcher county that had 52.91% lower crime rate compared to Johnson county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0439 in Letcher county.
Larceny rates of 1.5667 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.5269 in Letcher county.

Johnson vs. Anderson

You’ll be in more risk in Johnson compared to Anderson county that had 10.13% lower crime rate compared to Johnson county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.1741 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Anderson county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.3917 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.1805 in Anderson county.

Names with the most arrests in Johnson

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Johnson, Kentucky, the most crimes, that's 40% 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 Johnson County is 0.92% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.72 daily crimes that occur in Johnson County.
  • Johnson, KY is more violent than Letcher.
  • In Johnson County you have a 1 in 383 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Johnson, KY have decreased by 26.83%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Johnson, KY

  • Aliases: BRANDEN WEST; BRANDEN DOUGLAS WEST
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  • Age: 33
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 10"
  • Weight: 225
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Paintsville Office - Johnson County
  • Summary: 33-year-old Branden West was arrested in Johnson, Kentucky for THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION > $500 AND < $10,000, THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION > $10,000.He is 5' 10" tall, weighs 225 and has brown eyes. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Johnson County Law Enforcement and others with information about this arrest and related court dates can be contacted for updated information on this arrest.
  • Aliases: HAZETTA WEST
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  • Age: 33
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 01"
  • Weight: 186
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Paintsville Office - Johnson County
  • Summary: Hazetta West was arrested in Johnson, Kentucky on charges of FLAGRANT NON SUPPORT which is a D. She is 33 years old, 5' 01" tall, with brown hair, hazel eyes and weighs 186 pounds. Per the United States judicial system, West is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Johnson County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: DONALD RAY CHANDLER
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  • Age: 38
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6' 02"
  • Weight: 215
  • Hair: Blond Or Strawberry
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • Location: Paintsville Office - Johnson County
  • Summary: Arrested was 38-year-old Donald Ray Chandler who is 6' 02" tall, weighs 215 and has blue eyes. Johnson County Law Enforcement is charging Chandler with ASSAULT-3RD DEGREE-POLICE/PROBATION OFFICER-IDENT WEAPON, RESISTING ARREST (MISDEMEANOR), PUBLIC INTOXICATION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE (EXCL (MISDEMEANOR), a D, but He is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Johnson, Kentucky found here may provide more information about this incident: Johnson County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: JEREMY BURCHETT; JEREMY R BURCHETT; JEREMY RAY BURCHETT
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  • Age: 43
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6' 00"
  • Weight: 215
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • Location: Paintsville Office - Johnson County
  • Summary: Johnson County Law Enforcement arrested 43-year-old Jeremy Burchett for THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION > $10,000, THEFT BY DECEPTION > $500 AND < $10,000 in Johnson, Kentucky. He is 6' 00" tall, weighs 215 and has blue eyes. THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION > $10,000, THEFT BY DECEPTION > $500 AND < $10,000 is a CLASS-C FELONY offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Burchett may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Johnson County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: KYLE MELVIN KRETZER
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  • Age: 39
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 09"
  • Weight: 188
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • Location: Paintsville Office - Johnson County
  • Summary: Johnson County Law Enforcement arrested 39-year-old Kyle Melvin Kretzer. The charge against Kretzer is CRIMINAL POSSESSION FORGED INSTRUMENT-2ND DEGREE-IDENTIFY, THEFT BY DECEPTION > $500 AND < $10,000, a D. He weighs 188 with brown hair and blue eyes;  Kretzer and all others arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty. To get more information about this arrest, contact one of the local police agencies below: Johnson County Law Enforcement.

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