Lewiston, ME Arrest Records

Lewiston, ME is among the safest cities in the USA with 1.77 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 73rd safest city in Maine among the 102 cities.
Lewiston, ME property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 19.87 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 529 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 3.52% compared to 2015.

Lewiston Crime Rate

Total arrests in Lewiston 2016 decreased by 2.25% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes decreased from 68 to 64 while non-violent crime decreased by 1.91% from 732 to 718.

5 Crimes In Lewiston, ME in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 529
Burglary 140
Motor vehicle theft 49
Aggravated assault 32
Robbery 18

Other Cities in Maine with the Most Arrests

Among the 102 cities in state the most dangerous is Portland with 196 violent crimes that’s 15.63% of total of 1,254. Mexico has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 22 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Mexico 68.34
Skowhegan 46.61
Bangor 43.86
Rumford 43.39
Waterville 42.82

Safest Cities in Maine

Are you planning a move to Maine? Here are the safest cities in Maine with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Lewiston is 1 out of 653 down by 0.03% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Brewer and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Cumberland.

City Arrests
Richmond 3.83
Rangeley 6.09
Fort Kent 6.35
Monmouth 6.74
North Berwick 6.85

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Lewiston decreased by 5.88% from 2015 and decreased by 16.88% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 77 to 64. In 2016 violent crime rate in Lewiston was 62.25% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.177%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Lewiston decreased by 1.91% from 2015 and decreased by 46.85% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,351 to 718. In 2016 property crime rate in Lewiston was 30.08% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 1.987%.

How Lewiston stands up against other cities

Lewiston vs. Bangor

You’ll be in more safety in Lewiston compared to Bangor that had 102.61% higher crime rate compared to Lewiston 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 the same as average 0.0000 in Bangor city.
Larceny rates of 14.6432 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 34.8066 in Bangor.

Lewiston vs. South Portland

You’ll be in more safety in Lewiston compared to South Portland that had 15.16% higher crime rate compared to Lewiston according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.4983 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.4284 in South Portland city.
Larceny rates of 14.6432 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 19.6697 in South Portland.

Names with the most arrests in Lewiston

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 33.33% are people aged between 41-50.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lewiston is 0.35% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 5.93 daily crimes that occur in Lewiston.
  • Lewiston is safer than Bangor.
  • In Lewiston you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Lewiston have decreased by 2.25%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Lewiston, ME

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  • Date of Birth: 09-01-1998 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 11-05-2019 02:38:00
  • Age: 21
  • Sex: Male
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  • Height: 508
  • Weight: 140
  • Hair:
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Maine
  • Address: LEWISTON, ME
  • State: Maine
  • Total Bond:
  • Booking Date: 2019-11-05 14:38:00
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  • Summary: Austin D Simmons was arrested on November 05, 2019. He is 21 years old, 508 tall, weighs 140 and has hazel eyes. Simmons is charged with VIOLATING CONDITION OF RELEASE, FAILURE TO GIVE CORRECT NAME AND DOB, OPERATING AFTER LICENSE SUSPENSION by police near Somerset, Maine. 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: Somerset County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 12-14-1958 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 10-23-2019 02:07:00
  • Age: 60
  • Sex: Male
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  • Height: 510
  • Weight: 195
  • Hair:
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Maine
  • Address: LEWISTON, ME
  • State: Maine
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  • Booking Date: 2019-10-23 14:07:00
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  • Summary: Wade Drew Brayman was arrested on October 23, 2019. He is 60 years old, 510 tall, weighs 195 and has blue eyes. Brayman is charged with an offense by police near Somerset, Maine. Individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty. To learn more about this incident including upcoming court dates, you may contact the following: Somerset County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 10-16-1996 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 07-07-2019 12:42:00
  • Age: 22
  • Sex: Male
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  • Height: 509
  • Weight: 170
  • Hair:
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Maine
  • Address: LEWISTON, ME
  • State: Maine
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  • Booking Date: 2019-07-07 12:42:00
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  • Summary: Michael James Pixley was arrested on July 07, 2019 in Somerset, Maine on charges of PROBATION HOLD (07/07/2019). He is 22 years old, 509 tall, brown eyes and weighs 170 pounds. Per the United States judicial system, Pixley is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Somerset County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 12-14-1958 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 06-29-2019 09:20:00
  • Age: 60
  • Sex: Male
  • Race:
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  • Height: 510
  • Weight: 200
  • Hair:
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Maine
  • Address: LEWISTON, ME
  • State: Maine
  • Total Bond:
  • Booking Date: 2019-06-29 09:20:00
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Somerset, Maine arrested Wade Drew Brayman on June 29, 2019. Brayman is 60 years old, weighs 200 and blue eyes. He was charged with GROSS SEXUAL ASSAULT, AGGRAVATED ASSAULT, FAIL TO COMPLY WITH SEX OFFENDER REG. ACT, 1RST OFFENSE.  All criminal suspects including Wade Drew Brayman are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Somerset County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 07-04-1984 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 05-18-2019 02:01:00
  • Age: 34
  • Sex: Male
  • Race:
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  • Height: 508
  • Weight: 155
  • Hair:
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Maine
  • Address: LEWISTON, ME
  • State: Maine
  • Total Bond:
  • Booking Date: 2019-05-18 02:01:00
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  • Summary: Jeffrey Gamache was arrested on May 18, 2019 in Somerset, Maine on charges of VIOLATION CONDITIONS OF RELEASE. He is 34 years old, 508 tall, hazel eyes and weighs 155 pounds. Per the United States judicial system, Gamache is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Somerset County Law Enforcement.