Simpson County, KY Arrest Records

Simpson County, KY is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.39 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.
Simpson County, KY property crime rate is 3.93 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 37 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 0.00% compared to 2015.

Simpson County, KY Crime Rate

Total arrests in Simpson County in 2016 decreased by 2.5% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 7 to 7 while non-violent crime decreased by 2.74% from 73 to 71.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 37
Burglary 31
Aggravated assault 4
Motor vehicle theft 3
Robbery 2

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Simpson County decreased by 0% from 2015 and increased by 75% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 4 to 7. In 2016 violent crime rate in Simpson County was 91.75% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.039%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Simpson County decreased by 2.74% from 2015 and decreased by 50% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 142 to 71. In 2016 property crime rate in Simpson County was 86.19% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.393%.

How Simpson stands up against other counties

Simpson vs. Spencer

You’ll be in more risk in Simpson compared to Spencer county that had 18.81% lower crime rate compared to Simpson county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.1106 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Spencer county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.1659 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.2736 in Spencer county.

Simpson vs. Russell

You’ll be in more risk in Simpson compared to Russell county that had 64.68% lower crime rate compared to Simpson 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 Russell county.
Burglary rates of 1.7143 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.5643 in Russell county.

Names with the most arrests in Simpson

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Simpson, Kentucky, the most crimes, that's 31.61% 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 black population of the county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Simpson County is 0.87% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.18 daily crimes that occur in Simpson County.
  • Simpson, KY is more violent than Spencer.
  • In Simpson County you have a 1 in 232 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Simpson, KY have decreased by 2.5%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Simpson, KY

  • Aliases: KALEB HOUCHIN; KALEB FARON HOUCHIN; KODY HOUCHIN; KALEB HOUCHINS
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  • Age: 26
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 09"
  • Weight: 175
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Franklin Office - Simpson County
  • Summary: Arrested was 26-year-old Kaleb Faron Houchin who is 5' 09" tall, weighs 175 and has hazel eyes. Simpson County Law Enforcement is charging Houchin with CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, 1ST DEGREE, BURGLARY, 2ND DEGREE, WANTON ENDANGERMENT-1ST DEGREE, WANTON ENDANGERMENT-1ST DEGREE-POLICE OFFICER, FLEEING OR EVADING POLICE, 1ST DEGREE (MOTOR VEHICLE), FLEEING OR EVADING POLICE, 1ST DEGREE (ON FOOT), THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION > $500 AND < $10,000, POSSESSION OF HANDGUN BY CONVICTED FELON, POSS CONT SUB-2ND DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-DRUG UNSP, a D, but He is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Simpson, Kentucky found here may provide more information about this incident: Simpson County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: CESSINA KAY JONES; KAY JONES
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  • Age: 55
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: Black
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  • Height: 5' 09"
  • Weight: 140
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • Location: Franklin Office - Simpson County
  • Summary: Police in the area of Simpson, Kentucky arrested Kay Jones. Jones is 55 years old, weighs 140 with black hair and brown eyes. She was charged with TRAF CONT SUB-1ST DEG-2ND OR GT OFF-COCAINE (< 4 GRAMS), COMPLICITY TRAF CONT SUB-1ST DEG-2ND OR GT OFF-COCAINE (< 4 GRAMS).  All criminal suspects including Kay Jones are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Simpson County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: JERRY SMITH; JERRY M SMITH; JERRY MATTHEW SMITH
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  • Age: 37
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 08"
  • Weight: 160
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Franklin Office - Simpson County
  • Summary: Jerry Matthew Smith, 37, was arrested by police near Simpson, Kentucky and charged with POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-METHAMPHETAMINE, CRIMINAL FACILITATION MANUFACTURING METHAMPHETAMINE, 1ST OFF, TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE. He is 5' 08" tall, weighs 160 and has blue eyes. POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-METHAMPHETAMINE, CRIMINAL FACILITATION MANUFACTURING METHAMPHETAMINE, 1ST OFF, TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE is a D, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Smith’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Simpson County Law Enforcement
  • Aliases: BETHANY JONES
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  • Age: 31
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 07"
  • Weight: 170
  • Hair: Blond Or Strawberry
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • Location: Franklin Office - Simpson County
  • Summary: Police in the area of Simpson, Kentucky arrested Bethany Jones. Jones is 31 years old, weighs 170 with blond or strawberry hair and brown eyes. She was charged with POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-METHAMPHETAMINE, DRUG PARAPHERNALIA-BUY/POSSESS-1ST OFFENSE (MISDEMEANOR).  All criminal suspects including Bethany Jones are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Simpson County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: BONNIE ANDERSON; BONNIE FARLEY; BONNIE HENSON; BONNIE M HENSON; BONNIE MARIA HENSON; BONNIE JARMAN
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  • Age: 51
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 02"
  • Weight: 115
  • Hair: Gray Or Partially Gray
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • Location: Franklin Office - Simpson County
  • Summary: Bonnie M Henson was arrested in Simpson, Kentucky on charges of MANUFACTURING METHAMPHETAMINE, 1ST OFF, DRUG PARAPHERNALIA-BUY/POSSESS-2ND OR GT OFFENSE, POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-DRUG UNSPECIFIED, CULTIVATE IN MARIJUANA-5 PLANTS OR GT-1ST OFFENSE which is a CLASS-B FELONY. She is 51 years old, 5' 02" tall, with gray or partially gray hair, hazel eyes and weighs 115 pounds. Per the United States judicial system, Henson is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Simpson County Law Enforcement.