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.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.5965 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.2491 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.
Burglary rates of 1.4540 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 6.1166 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 38.69% 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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  • Address: 100 Blk Avalon Lot#7 ROA, Lafayette, La
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  • Summary: Seth Burch was arrested. Seth is 28 years old, . Burch is charged with Pornography Involving Juvenile 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.
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  • Address: 2900 Blk W Willow STR, Lafayette, La
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  • Summary: Dacia Caballero was arrested. Dacia is 32 years old, . Caballero is charged with Owi 1st Offense (Misd) 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.
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  • Arrest Date: 01-20-2019 12:00:00
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  • Booking Date: 2019-01-21 00:00:00
  • Location: 2A-09T
  • Summary: Dylan Joshua Sedgeman was arrested on January 20, 2019. He is , 5'06 ft. tall, weighs 155 lbs and has brown eyes. Sedgeman 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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  • Booking Date: 2019-01-20 00:00:00
  • Location: 5RA-04B
  • Summary: Arrested on charges of UNAUTHORIZED ENTRY OF A PLACE on January 20, 2019 was Terrell Earl cox Poole. The Poole was arrested by Lafayette County Law Enforcement. He is 5'06 ft. tall, weighs 180 lbs and has black eyes. Bond was set at unknown amount for the charge because Poole is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Lafayette County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 01-19-2019 12:00:00
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  • Booking Date: 2019-01-20 00:00:00
  • Location: 2B-04B
  • Summary: Lafayette County Law Enforcement arrested Benjamin Willy Papillion on January 19, 2019. The charge against Papillion is ATTEMPTED THEFT, P/SCHED I DRUGS WO/RX, KNOW/INT POS SCH.II UNLESS RX, PROHIBITED ACTS, CRIMINAL TRESPASS CHARGE. He weighs 180 lbs with black hair and brown eyes;  Papillion and all others arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty. To get more information about this arrest, contact one of the local police agencies below: Lafayette County Law Enforcement.