Shelby County, KY Arrest Records

Shelby County, KY is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.50 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Boone, McCracken, Warren, Laurel, Bullitt counties in Kentucky.
Shelby County, KY property crime rate is 8.10 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 269 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 9.35% compared to 2015.

Shelby County, KY Crime Rate

Total arrests in Shelby County in 2016 decreased by 2.92% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 15 to 23 while non-violent crime decreased by 5.05% from 396 to 376.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 269
Burglary 86
Motor vehicle theft 21
Aggravated assault 11
Revised rape 8

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Shelby County increased by 53.33% from 2015 and increased by 35.29% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 17 to 23. In 2016 violent crime rate in Shelby County was 89.44% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.05%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Shelby County decreased by 5.05% from 2015 and decreased by 19.14% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 465 to 376. In 2016 property crime rate in Shelby County was 71.5% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.81%.

How Shelby stands up against other counties

Shelby vs. Henderson

You’ll be in more risk in Shelby compared to Henderson county that had 59.26% lower crime rate compared to Shelby county 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 lower than average 0.0000 in Henderson county.
Larceny rates of 5.7964 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.5350 in Henderson county.

Shelby vs. Hopkins

You’ll be in more risk in Shelby compared to Hopkins county that had 32.35% lower crime rate compared to Shelby county 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 lower than average 0.0000 in Hopkins 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 0.0218 in Hopkins county.

Names with the most arrests in Shelby

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Shelby, Kentucky, the most crimes, that's 34.64% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 31-40. Felonies are committed more by women. Misdemeanor records are popular among white population of the county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Shelby County is 0.74% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.36 daily crimes that occur in Shelby County.
  • Shelby, KY is more violent than Henderson.
  • In Shelby County you have a 1 in 116 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Shelby, KY have decreased by 2.92%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Shelby, KY

  • Aliases: DARRIN KEITH BARTLEY
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  • Age: 50
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6' 00"
  • Weight: 200
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Green
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Shelbyville Office - Shelby County
  • Summary: Shelby County Law Enforcement arrested 50-year-old Darrin Keith Bartley for POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-DRUG UNSPECIFIED in Shelby, Kentucky. He is 6' 00" tall, weighs 200 and has green eyes. POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-DRUG UNSPECIFIED is a D 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: Shelby County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: MATT BRAY; MATTHEW THOMAS BRAY
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  • Age: 26
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 08"
  • Weight: 175
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Shelbyville Office - Shelby County
  • Summary: Matthew Thomas Bray was arrested in Shelby, Kentucky on charges of THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING/DISP-FROM AUTO, POSSESSION OF FIREARM BY CONVICTED FELON which is a D. He is 26 years old, 5' 08" tall, with brown hair, hazel eyes and weighs 175 pounds. Per the United States judicial system, Bray is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Shelby County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: KAYLA BOATLEY; KAYLA DANEILLE BOATLEY; KAYLA DANIELLE BOATLEY
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  • Age: 29
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: Black
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  • Height: 4' 11"
  • Weight: 135
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Shelbyville Office - Shelby County
  • Summary: Kayla Boatley, 29, was arrested by police near Shelby, Kentucky and charged with DRUG PARAPHERNALIA-BUY/POSSESS-1ST OFFENSE (MISDEMEANOR), TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE. She is 4' 11" tall, weighs 135 and has brown eyes. DRUG PARAPHERNALIA-BUY/POSSESS-1ST OFFENSE (MISDEMEANOR), TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE is a Misdemeanor, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Boatley’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Shelby County Law Enforcement
  • Aliases: CHRISTOPHER BENNETT
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  • Age: 35
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6' 00"
  • Weight: 230
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Shelbyville Office - Shelby County
  • Summary: Christopher Bennett was arrested. He is 35 years old, 6' 00" tall, weighs 230 and has brown eyes. Bennett is charged with OTHER STATE OFFENSE by police near Shelby, Kentucky. OTHER STATE OFFENSE is a U 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: Shelby County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: JOHN BOWMAN
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  • Age: 37
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 09"
  • Weight: 165
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Shelbyville Office - Shelby County
  • Summary: John Bowman, 37, was arrested by police near Shelby, Kentucky and charged with POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-DRUG UNSPECIFIED, DRUG PARAPHERNALIA-BUY/POSSESS-1ST OFFENSE (MISDEMEANOR). He is 5' 09" tall, weighs 165 and has blue eyes. POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-DRUG UNSPECIFIED, DRUG PARAPHERNALIA-BUY/POSSESS-1ST OFFENSE (MISDEMEANOR) is a D, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Bowman’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Shelby County Law Enforcement