Ray County, MO Arrest Records

Ray County, MO is among the safest counties in the USA with 4.48 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.
Ray County, MO property crime rate is 4.88 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 53 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 40.45% compared to 2015.

Ray County, MO Crime Rate

Total arrests in Ray County in 2016 increased by 33.96% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 30 to 102 while non-violent crime decreased by 13.95% from 129 to 111.

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

Crime Arrests
Aggravated assault 99
Larceny-theft 53
Burglary 47
Motor vehicle theft 11
Revised rape 3

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Ray County increased by 240% from 2015 and increased by 436.84% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 19 to 102. In 2016 violent crime rate in Ray County was 4.48% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.448%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Ray County decreased by 13.95% from 2015 and decreased by 40% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 185 to 111. In 2016 property crime rate in Ray County was 82.84% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.488%.

How Ray stands up against other counties

Ray vs. Nodaway

You’ll be in more risk in Ray compared to Nodaway county that had 68.43% lower crime rate compared to Ray county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.1318 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.1764 in Nodaway county.
Burglary rates of 2.0656 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.1028 in Nodaway county.

Ray vs. McDonald

You’ll be in more safety in Ray compared to McDonald county that had 130.47% higher crime rate compared to Ray county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.1326 in McDonald county.
Burglary rates of 2.0656 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 3.7577 in McDonald county.

Names with the most arrests in Ray

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Ray, Missouri, the most crimes, that's 38.45% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ray County is 0.72% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.56 daily crimes that occur in Ray County.
  • Ray, MO is more violent than Nodaway.
  • In Ray County you have a 1 in 107 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Ray, MO have increased by 33.96%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Ray, MO

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  • Arrest Date: 08-16-2019 07:00:00
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  • Summary: 36-year-old Justin L Williams was arrested in Ray, Missouri for FELONY WARRANT - RAY COUNTY- NEGLECT CHILD, FELONY DRIVING WHILE REVOKED on August 16, 2019. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Ray 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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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of FELONY POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, HEROIN, POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, DRIVING WHILE SUSPENDED on August 16, 2019 was Austin K Hougardy. The 24-year-old Hougardy was arrested by Ray County Law Enforcement. Bond was set at unknown amount for the charge because Hougardy is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Ray County Law Enforcement.
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  • Summary: Ray County Law Enforcement arrested 24-year-old Paige E Ainsworth on August 16, 2019. The charge against Ainsworth is FELONY POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, HEROIN, POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, LITTERING.  Ainsworth 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: Ray County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 08-16-2019 10:31:00
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  • Summary: Thornton T Watkins was arrested on August 16, 2019. He is 40 years old, . Watkins is charged with POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE - MARIJUANA,, MISDEMEANOR JACKSON COUNTY WARRANT,, POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA by police near Ray, 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: Ray County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 08-13-2019 01:27:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on August 13, 2019 was 29-year-old Courtney M Ault. Ray County Law Enforcement is charging Ault with FELONY POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE METHAMPHETAMINE, FELONY WARRANT JACKSON COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT, POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, FOUR MISDEMEANOR WARRANTS INDEPENDENCE POLICE DEPARTMENT, but She is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Ray, Missouri found here may provide more information about this incident: Ray County Law Enforcement.