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.
Rape rates of 0.1724 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0865 in Henderson 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 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.
Rape rates of 0.1724 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Hopkins county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.4525 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.6100 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: 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
  • Aliases: CHRISTIE ANDERSON; CHRISTIE NICOLE ANDERSON
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  • Age: 35
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 06"
  • Weight: 140
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Shelbyville Office - Shelby County
  • Summary: 35-year-old Christie Anderson, arrested in Shelby, Kentucky for DRUG PARAPHERNALIA-BUY/POSSESS-1ST OFFENSE (MISDEMEANOR), REPRESENTING AS ONES OWN ANOTHERS OPER LIC (MISDEMEANOR), TRAF CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-HEROIN (2 OR > GRAMS), PROMOTING CONTRABAND-1ST DEGREE, TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE, POSS CONT SUB-3RD DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-DRUG UNSP. DRUG PARAPHERNALIA-BUY/POSSESS-1ST OFFENSE (MISDEMEANOR), REPRESENTING AS ONES OWN ANOTHERS OPER LIC (MISDEMEANOR), TRAF CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-HEROIN (2 OR > GRAMS), PROMOTING CONTRABAND-1ST DEGREE, TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE, POSS CONT SUB-3RD DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-DRUG UNSP is a Misdemeanor offense, but everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Anderson’s status may be obtained from the following: Shelby County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: IVA BARRETT
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  • Age: 39
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 00"
  • Weight: 110
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Shelbyville Office - Shelby County
  • Summary: Iva Barrett, 39, was arrested by police near Shelby, Kentucky and charged with POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-METHAMPHETAMINE, DRUG PARAPHERNALIA-BUY/POSSESS-1ST OFFENSE (MISDEMEANOR), THEFT BY FAILURE TO MAKE REQUIRED DISPOSITION (MISDEMEANOR). She is 5' 00" tall, weighs 110 and has brown eyes. POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-METHAMPHETAMINE, DRUG PARAPHERNALIA-BUY/POSSESS-1ST OFFENSE (MISDEMEANOR), THEFT BY FAILURE TO MAKE REQUIRED DISPOSITION (MISDEMEANOR) is a D, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Barrett’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Shelby County Law Enforcement
  • Aliases: VINCENT ALLEN JR
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  • Age: 27
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Black
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  • Height: 6' 00"
  • Weight: 220
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Shelbyville Office - Shelby County
  • Summary: Vincent Jr Allen, 27, was arrested by police near Shelby, Kentucky and charged with ASSAULT-3RD DEGREE-POLICE/PROBATION OFFICER-IDENT WEAPON. He is 6' 00" tall, weighs 220 and has brown eyes. ASSAULT-3RD DEGREE-POLICE/PROBATION OFFICER-IDENT WEAPON is a D, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Allen’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Shelby County Law Enforcement