Lafayette County, LA Arrest Records

Lafayette County, LA is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.28 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Jefferson, Tangipahoa, Calcasieu, Ouachita, Rapides counties in Louisiana.
Lafayette County, LA property crime rate is 6.75 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 1,134 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 4.14% compared to 2015.

Lafayette County, LA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Lafayette County in 2016 decreased by 6.01% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 330 to 309 while non-violent crime decreased by 5.95% from 1,732 to 1,629.

5 Crimes In Lafayette County, LA in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 1,134
Burglary 351
Aggravated assault 259
Motor vehicle theft 144
Robbery 31

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Lafayette County decreased by 6.36% from 2015 and decreased by 8.04% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 336 to 309. In 2016 violent crime rate in Lafayette County was 72.72% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.128%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Lafayette County decreased by 5.95% from 2015 and increased by 8.31% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,504 to 1,629. In 2016 property crime rate in Lafayette County was 76.26% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.675%.

How Lafayette stands up against other counties

Lafayette vs. Caddo

You’ll be in more risk in Lafayette compared to Caddo county that had 56.1% lower crime rate compared to Lafayette county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 1.0729 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.2853 in Caddo county.
Burglary rates of 1.4540 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.9042 in Caddo county.

Lafayette vs. Calcasieu

You’ll be in more safety in Lafayette compared to Calcasieu county that had 194.26% higher crime rate compared to Lafayette county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 1.0729 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 2.1635 in Calcasieu county.
Arson rates of 0.0249 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0249 in Calcasieu county.

Names with the most arrests in Lafayette

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Lafayette, Louisiana, the most crimes, that's 38.45% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30. Felonies are committed more by men. Misdemeanor records are popular among black population of the county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lafayette County is 0.76% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.2 daily crimes that occur in Lafayette County.
  • Lafayette, LA is more violent than Caddo.
  • In Lafayette County you have a 1 in 125 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Lafayette, LA have decreased by 6.01%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Lafayette, LA

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  • Arrest Date: 05-20-2019 12:00:00
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  • Height: 6'04 ft.
  • Weight: 135 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
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  • Booking Date: 2019-05-20 00:00:00
  • Location: 1C-03T
  • Summary: Paul Adam alonzo Ball was arrested on May 20, 2019. He is , 6'04 ft. tall, weighs 135 lbs and has brown eyes. Ball is charged with WARRANT/BENCH WARRANT by police near Lafayette, Louisiana. WARRANT/BENCH WARRANT is a Felony 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: Lafayette County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 05-18-2019 12:00:00
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  • Height: 6'00 ft.
  • Weight: 170 lbs
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
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  • Booking Date: 2019-05-18 00:00:00
  • Location: 1C-07B
  • Summary: On May 18, 2019, Lafayette County Law Enforcement arrested Emmanual Coleb Enard for FUGITIVE in Lafayette, Louisiana. He is 6'00 ft. tall, weighs 170 lbs and has brown eyes. FUGITIVE is a offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Enard may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Lafayette County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 05-19-2019 12:00:00
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  • Height: 5'11 ft.
  • Weight: 210 lbs
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  • Eye: Brown
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  • Booking Date: 2019-05-19 00:00:00
  • Location: 1-OB11
  • Summary: Andrew John Couvillion, arrested May 19, 2019 in Lafayette, Louisiana for VIOL OF PROTECTIVE ORDERS, DOMESTIC ABUSE BATTERY. VIOL OF PROTECTIVE ORDERS, DOMESTIC ABUSE BATTERY is a Felony offense, but everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Couvillion’s status may be obtained from the following: Lafayette County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 05-18-2019 12:00:00
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  • Height: 6'01 ft.
  • Weight: 205 lbs
  • Hair: Blonde
  • Eye: Green
  • Place of Birth: Louisiana
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  • Total Bond: 3000
  • Booking Date: 2019-05-19 00:00:00
  • Location: 1C-17M
  • Summary: Austin Comeaux was arrested on May 18, 2019. He is , 6'01 ft. tall, weighs 205 lbs and has green eyes. Comeaux is charged with OWI VEHICLE, Fail to yield making left tur, HIT - AND - RUN DRIVING CHARGE by police near Lafayette, Louisiana. OWI VEHICLE, Fail to yield making left tur, HIT - AND - RUN DRIVING CHARGE is a Misdemeanor 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: Lafayette County Law Enforcement.
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  • Age: 23
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  • Place of Birth: Louisiana
  • Address: 100 Blk 1/2 Sis LAN, Carencro, La
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  • Summary: Kylie Thibodeaux was arrested. Kylie is 23 years old, . Thibodeaux is charged with Man/Dist/Pos Of A Sch.I; Marij by police near Lafayette, Louisiana. 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: Lafayette County Law Enforcement.