Butler County, MO Arrest Records

Butler County, MO is among the safest counties in the USA with 2.01 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Jefferson, Scott, Lincoln, Boone, Jasper counties in Missouri.
Butler County, MO property crime rate is 11.63 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 338 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 18.18% compared to 2015.

Butler County, MO Crime Rate

Total arrests in Butler County in 2016 increased by 7.96% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 99 to 86 while non-violent crime increased by 12.7% from 441 to 497.

5 Crimes In Butler County, MO in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 338
Burglary 110
Aggravated assault 77
Motor vehicle theft 49
Robbery 6

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Butler County decreased by 13.13% from 2015 and increased by 11.69% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 77 to 86. In 2016 violent crime rate in Butler County was 57.12% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.201%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Butler County increased by 12.7% from 2015 and decreased by 24.7% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 660 to 497. In 2016 property crime rate in Butler County was 59.09% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.163%.

How Butler stands up against other counties

Butler vs. Pettis

You’ll be in more risk in Butler compared to Pettis county that had 61.27% lower crime rate compared to Butler county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0234 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0237 in Pettis county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 1.1465 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.3317 in Pettis county.

Names with the most arrests in Butler

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Butler, Missouri, the most crimes, that's 33.41% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30. Felonies are committed more by men.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Butler County is 0.59% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 3.74 daily crimes that occur in Butler County.
  • Butler, MO is more violent than Pettis.
  • In Butler County you have a 1 in 73 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Butler, MO have increased by 7.96%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Butler, MO

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  • Arrest Date: 08-16-2019 10:30:00
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  • Summary: Butler County Law Enforcement arrested 29-year-old Anthony S Pedigo on August 16, 2019. The charge against Pedigo is FELONY - TAMPERING WITH MOTOR VEHICLE, NO INSURANCE, FAILURE TO DISPLAY VALID PLATES, POSSESS PLATES OF ANOTHER, FAILURE TO REGISTER A TRAILER, NO SEATBELT.  Pedigo 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: Butler County Law Enforcement.
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  • Summary: On August 16, 2019, Sara E Maples, 27, was arrested by police near Butler, Missouri and charged with FELONY - TAMPERING WITH MOTOR VEHICLE (, NO SEATBELT. FELONY - TAMPERING WITH MOTOR VEHICLE (, NO SEATBELT, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Maples’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Butler County Law Enforcement
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Butler, Missouri arrested Terry R Foster on August 17, 2019. Foster is 50 years old. He was charged with FELONY WARRANT - POSSESSION OF DANGEROUS DRUGS (BUTLER COUNTY WARRANT.  All criminal suspects including Terry R Foster are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Butler County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 08-15-2019 07:06:00
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  • Summary: Bobby N Trusty was arrested on August 15, 2019. He is 46 years old, . Trusty is charged with FELONY WARRANT (BUTLER COUNTY, WARRANT (POPLAR BLUFF PD by police near Butler, Missouri. 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: Butler County Law Enforcement.
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  • Summary: 55-year-old April G Harmon was arrested in Butler, Missouri for DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED - PRIOR OFFENDER, FAILURE TO DRIVE ON RIGHT HALF OF THE ROADWAY, RESULTING IN A CRASH on August 15, 2019. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Butler County Law Enforcement and others with information about this arrest and related court dates can be contacted for updated information on this arrest.