Wayne County, KY Arrest Records

Wayne County, KY is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.24 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.
Wayne County, KY property crime rate is 2.88 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 24 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 200.00% compared to 2015.

Wayne County, KY Crime Rate

Total arrests in Wayne County in 2016 increased by 82.86% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 1 to 5 while non-violent crime increased by 73.53% from 34 to 59.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 24
Burglary 23
Motor vehicle theft 12
Aggravated assault 3
Robbery 2

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Wayne County increased by 400% from 2015. In 2016 violent crime rate in Wayne County was 94.79% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.024%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Wayne County increased by 73.53% from 2015. In 2016 property crime rate in Wayne County was 89.85% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.288%.

How Wayne stands up against other counties

Wayne vs. Allen

You’ll be in more safety in Wayne compared to Allen county that had 118.41% higher crime rate compared to Wayne county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.1467 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.4362 in Allen county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.5867 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.6786 in Allen county.

Wayne vs. Clay

You’ll be in more safety in Wayne compared to Clay county that had 83.13% higher crime rate compared to Wayne county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Clay county.
Larceny rates of 1.1734 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 2.3115 in Clay county.

Names with the most arrests in Wayne

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Wayne, Kentucky, the most crimes, that's 36.24% 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 Wayne County is 0.91% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.86 daily crimes that occur in Wayne County.
  • Wayne, KY is safer than Allen.
  • In Wayne County you have a 1 in 320 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Wayne, KY have increased by 82.86%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Wayne, KY

  • Aliases: RICHARD MORROW; RICHARD TRAVIS MORROW
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  • Age: 39
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 06"
  • Weight: 150
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Monticello Office - Wayne County
  • Summary: Police in the area of Wayne, Kentucky arrested Richard Travis Morrow. Morrow is 39 years old, weighs 150 with brown hair and brown eyes. He was charged with PROMOTING CONTRABAND-1ST DEGREE, ROBBERY, 1ST DEGREE, BURGLARY, 3RD DEGREE, THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING/DISP-ALL OTHERS, BURGLARY, 1ST DEGREE, BURGLARY, 2ND DEGREE, RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY O/$300.  All criminal suspects including Richard Travis Morrow are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Wayne County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: HAILEY JOHNSTON; HAILEY JO JOHNSTON
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  • Age: 26
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 05"
  • Weight: 178
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Monticello Office - Wayne County
  • Summary: Hailey Johnston was arrested in Wayne, Kentucky on charges of POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-METHAMPHETAMINE, PROMOTING CONTRABAND-1ST DEGREE, TRAF CONT SUB-1ST DEG-1ST OFF-METHAMPHETAMINE (< 2 GRAMS) which is a D. She is 26 years old, 5' 05" tall, with brown hair, brown eyes and weighs 178 pounds. Per the United States judicial system, Johnston is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Wayne County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: AUSTIN SCARBOROUGH
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  • Age: 25
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 0' 00"
  • Weight: 000
  • Hair: Unknown
  • Eye: Unknown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Monticello Office - Wayne County
  • Summary: Police in the area of Wayne, Kentucky arrested Austin Scarborough. Scarborough is 25 years old, weighs 000 with unknown hair and unknown eyes. He was charged with TRAF CONT SUB-1ST DEG-1ST OFF-NARCOTIC (< 10 DOSAGE UNITS).  All criminal suspects including Austin Scarborough are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Wayne County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: MELISSA ADAMS
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  • Age: 52
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 0' 00"
  • Weight: 000
  • Hair: Unknown
  • Eye: Unknown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • Location: Monticello Office - Wayne County
  • Summary: Melissa Adams was arrested in Wayne, Kentucky on charges of POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-METHAMPHETAMINE, POSS CONT SUB-2ND DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-DRUG UNSP, DRUG PARAPHERNALIA-BUY/POSSESS-1ST OFFENSE (MISDEMEANOR) which is a D. She is 52 years old, 0' 00" tall, with unknown hair, unknown eyes and weighs 000 pounds. Per the United States judicial system, Adams is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Wayne County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: MINDY B DISHMAN; MINDY BROOKE DISHMAN; MINDY BROOKE GUFFEY
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  • Age: 31
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 01"
  • Weight: 110
  • Hair: Blond Or Strawberry
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Monticello Office - Wayne County
  • Summary: Arrested was 31-year-old Mindy Brooke Guffey who is 5' 01" tall, weighs 110 and has blue eyes. Wayne County Law Enforcement is charging Guffey with POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-METHAMPHETAMINE, DRUG PARAPHERNALIA-BUY/POSSESS-1ST OFFENSE (MISDEMEANOR), a D, but She is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Wayne, Kentucky found here may provide more information about this incident: Wayne County Law Enforcement.

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