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.
Robbery rates of 0.1404 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0237 in Pettis county.
Larceny rates of 7.9085 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 2.9849 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 32.6% 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: 02-15-2020 10:35:00
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  • Summary: On February 15, 2020, Jason C Summers, 42, was arrested by police near Butler, Missouri and charged with FELONY POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE - XANAX (, FELONY POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE - HYDROCODONE (, MISDEMEANOR DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED - DRUGS, MISDEMEANOR UNLAWFUL USE OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, FAILED TO DRIVE RIGHT HALF OF ROADWAY, NO SEATBELT. FELONY POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE - XANAX (, FELONY POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE - HYDROCODONE (, MISDEMEANOR DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED - DRUGS, MISDEMEANOR UNLAWFUL USE OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, FAILED TO DRIVE RIGHT HALF OF ROADWAY, NO SEATBELT, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Summers’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Butler County Law Enforcement
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  • Arrest Date: 02-12-2020 08:55:00
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Butler, Missouri arrested Sandra K Brown on February 12, 2020. Brown is 55 years old. She was charged with POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE - METHAMPHETAMINE - FELONY, POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA - LESS THAN.  All criminal suspects including Sandra K Brown 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: 02-11-2020 03:15:00
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  • Summary: 42-year-old Shawn A Lee, arrested February 11, 2020 in Butler, Missouri for FELONY FAILURE TO APPEAR ON DELIVER OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AND MISDEMEANOR FAILURE TO APPEAR ON MOVING TRAFFIC VIOALTION - BUTLER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE WARRANT, FELONY POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE, FELONY POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA, DRIVING WHILE REVOKED, FAILURE TO REGISTER MOTOR VEHICLE, NO INSURANCE, NO SEATBELT, DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED - DRUGS. Everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Lee’s status may be obtained from the following: Butler County Law Enforcement.
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  • Summary: Kearstyne L Johnson was arrested on February 11, 2020. She is 25 years old, . Johnson is charged with FAILURE TO APPEAR ON RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY AND POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA - BUTLER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE WARRANT, POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA 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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  • Arrest Date: 02-10-2020 08:43:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on February 10, 2020 was 36-year-old Terry J Mccormick. Butler County Law Enforcement is charging Mccormick with FELONY - POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE - METHAMPHETAMINE, but He is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Butler, Missouri found here may provide more information about this incident: Butler County Law Enforcement.