Nelson County, KY Arrest Records

Nelson County, KY is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.42 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, Daviess counties in Kentucky.
Nelson County, KY property crime rate is 3.84 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 89 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 32.84% compared to 2015.

Nelson County, KY Crime Rate

Total arrests in Nelson County in 2016 increased by 24.36% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 16 to 19 while non-violent crime increased by 25% from 140 to 175.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 89
Burglary 62
Motor vehicle theft 24
Aggravated assault 9
Revised rape 7

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Nelson County increased by 18.75% from 2015 and increased by 35.71% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 14 to 19. In 2016 violent crime rate in Nelson County was 91.11% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.042%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Nelson County increased by 25% from 2015 and decreased by 42.24% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 303 to 175. In 2016 property crime rate in Nelson County was 86.49% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.384%.

How Nelson stands up against other counties

Nelson vs. Hopkins

You’ll be in more safety in Nelson compared to Hopkins county that had 36.59% higher crime rate compared to Nelson county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.1975 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.3268 in Hopkins county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.5268 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.6100 in Hopkins county.

Nelson vs. Henderson

You’ll be in more risk in Nelson compared to Henderson county that had 17.75% lower crime rate compared to Nelson county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.1536 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0865 in Henderson county.
Larceny rates of 1.9535 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.5350 in Henderson county.

Names with the most arrests in Nelson

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Nelson, Kentucky, the most crimes, that's 36.41% 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 Nelson County is 0.87% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.17 daily crimes that occur in Nelson County.
  • Nelson, KY is safer than Hopkins.
  • In Nelson County you have a 1 in 235 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Nelson, KY have increased by 24.36%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Nelson, KY

  • Aliases: SCOTT
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  • Arrest Date: 05-17-2010 12:00:00
  • Age: 36
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 8"
  • Weight: 190 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: BARDSTOWN, KY
  • State: Kentucky
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  • Booking Date: 2010-05-17 12:16:00
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  • Summary: On May 17, 2010, Nelson County Law Enforcement arrested 36-year-old William Scott Bartley for 533.050 PROBATION VIOLATION (FOR FELONY OFFENSE) (OTHER) in Nelson, Kentucky. He is 5' 8" tall, weighs 190 lbs and has blue eyes. 533.050 PROBATION VIOLATION (FOR FELONY OFFENSE) (OTHER) is a offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Bartley may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Nelson County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: GROVER CALLAWAY; DOUG CALLOWAY; GROVER DOUGLAS CALLOWAY
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  • Age: 46
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 06"
  • Weight: 170
  • Hair: Bald
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Bardstown Office - Nelson County
  • Summary: Nelson County Law Enforcement arrested 46-year-old Grover Douglas Calloway. The charge against Calloway is ASSAULT UNDER EXTREME EMOTIONAL DISTURBANCE, a D. He weighs 170 with bald hair and blue eyes;  Calloway 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: Nelson County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: MOE CASWELL; TC CASWELL; TILFORD M CASWELL JR; TILFORD MELL CASWELL; DAVID DAVIS; MATTHEW FENTON; MATTHEW FONTUM
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  • Age: 52
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 05"
  • Weight: 224
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Bardstown Office - Nelson County
  • Summary: 52-year-old Tilford Mell Caswell, arrested in Nelson, Kentucky for POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-METHAMPHETAMINE. POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-METHAMPHETAMINE is a D offense, but everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Caswell’s status may be obtained from the following: Nelson County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: ASHLEY BROOKE BONNBAUER; ASHLEY B BRONN-BAUER; ASHLEY BRONNBAUER; ASHLEY BROOKE BRONNBAUER; ASHLEY WILLOUGHBY; ASHLEY BROOKE WILLOUGHBY; ASHLEY WILLOUGHY
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  • Age: 40
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 07"
  • Weight: 180
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Bardstown Office - Nelson County
  • Summary: Ashley Bronnbauer was arrested. She is 40 years old, 5' 07" tall, weighs 180 and has blue eyes. Bronnbauer is charged with TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE, POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-METHAMPHETAMINE, DRUG PARAPHERNALIA-BUY/POSSESS-1ST OFFENSE (MISDEMEANOR) by police near Nelson, Kentucky. TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE, POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-METHAMPHETAMINE, DRUG PARAPHERNALIA-BUY/POSSESS-1ST OFFENSE (MISDEMEANOR) is a D offense and 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: Nelson County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: VINCENT BEAVERS
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  • Age: 35
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: ' "
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  • Hair: Unknown
  • Eye: Unknown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Bardstown Office - Nelson County
  • Summary: Nelson County Law Enforcement arrested 35-year-old Vincent Beavers in Nelson, Kentucky. He is ' " tall, and has unknown eyes. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Beavers may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Nelson County Law Enforcement.