Lawrence County, MO Arrest Records

Lawrence County, MO is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.56 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Jefferson, Scott, Stone, Callaway, Washington counties in Missouri.
Lawrence County, MO property crime rate is 5.73 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 122 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 34.76% compared to 2015.

Lawrence County, MO Crime Rate

Total arrests in Lawrence County in 2016 decreased by 33.81% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 66 to 60 while non-violent crime decreased by 38.38% from 357 to 220.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 122
Burglary 94
Aggravated assault 50
Revised rape 7
Motor vehicle theft 4

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Lawrence County decreased by 9.09% from 2015 and increased by 7.14% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 56 to 60. In 2016 violent crime rate in Lawrence County was 66.69% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.156%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Lawrence County decreased by 38.38% from 2015 and decreased by 46.99% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 415 to 220. In 2016 property crime rate in Lawrence County was 79.83% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.573%.

How Lawrence stands up against other counties

Lawrence vs. Webster

You’ll be in more risk in Lawrence compared to Webster county that had 3.95% lower crime rate compared to Lawrence county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0521 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0262 in Webster county.
Arson rates of 0.0261 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Webster county.

Lawrence vs. Scott

You’ll be in more safety in Lawrence compared to Scott county that had 35.85% higher crime rate compared to Lawrence county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.1824 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0258 in Scott county.
Burglary rates of 2.4491 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.8841 in Scott county.

Names with the most arrests in Lawrence

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Lawrence, Missouri, the most crimes, that's 35.51% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lawrence County is 0.78% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2 daily crimes that occur in Lawrence County.
  • Lawrence, MO is more violent than Webster.
  • In Lawrence County you have a 1 in 137 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Lawrence, MO have decreased by 33.81%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Lawrence, MO

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  • Arrest Date: 02-17-2020 10:31:00
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  • Address: AURORA, MO
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  • Summary: James Solomon was arrested on February 17, 2020. He is 30 years old, . Solomon is charged with STEALING - MOTOR VEHICLE/WATERCRAFT/AIRCRAFT, BURGLARY - 2ND DEGREE, ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A CHILD CREATING SUBSTANTIAL RISK- 1ST DEGREE - 1ST OFFENSE - NO SEXUAL CONDUCT by police near Lawrence, 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: Lawrence County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 02-17-2020 10:42:00
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  • Summary: 28-year-old Charles Cooper was arrested in Lawrence, Missouri for DRIVER/FRONT SEAT PASSENGER FAIL TO WEAR PROPERLY ADJUSTED/FASTENED SAFETY BELT on February 17, 2020. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Lawrence County Law Enforcement and others with information about this arrest and related court dates can be contacted for updated information on this arrest.
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  • Arrest Date: 02-17-2020 08:25:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on February 17, 2020 was 39-year-old Wayne H Martin. Lawrence County Law Enforcement is charging Martin with WARRANT FOR FAIL TO APPEAR CHILD NEGLECT, POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA (, SPEEDING, but He is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Lawrence, Missouri found here may provide more information about this incident: Lawrence County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 02-17-2020 03:01:00
  • Age: 28
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  • Address: Carthge, MO
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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of on February 17, 2020 was Katherine Carpenter. The 28-year-old Carpenter was arrested by Lawrence County Law Enforcement. Bond was set at unknown amount for the charge because Carpenter is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Lawrence County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 02-13-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 37
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Lawrence, Missouri arrested Aleta Pollard on February 13, 2020. Pollard is 37 years old. She was charged with .  All criminal suspects including Aleta Pollard are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Lawrence County Law Enforcement.