Vernon County, MO Arrest Records

Vernon County, MO is among the safest counties in the USA with 3.28 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, Stone, Boone counties in Missouri.
Vernon County, MO property crime rate is 14.48 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 165 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 13.61% compared to 2015.

Vernon County, MO Crime Rate

Total arrests in Vernon County in 2016 decreased by 10.68% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 81 to 68 while non-violent crime decreased by 9.37% from 331 to 300.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 165
Burglary 112
Aggravated assault 61
Motor vehicle theft 23
Revised rape 6

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Vernon County decreased by 16.05% from 2015 and increased by 106.06% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 33 to 68. In 2016 violent crime rate in Vernon County was 30.08% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.328%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Vernon County decreased by 9.37% from 2015 and increased by 36.36% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 220 to 300. In 2016 property crime rate in Vernon County was 49.07% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.448%.

How Vernon stands up against other counties

Vernon vs. Clinton

You’ll be in more risk in Vernon compared to Clinton county that had 64.75% lower crime rate compared to Vernon county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0483 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Clinton county.
Arson rates of 0.0483 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.1456 in Clinton county.

Vernon vs. Morgan

You’ll be in more risk in Vernon compared to Morgan county that had 33.69% lower crime rate compared to Vernon county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 2.9436 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.3852 in Morgan county.
Larceny rates of 7.9622 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 4.1063 in Morgan county.

Names with the most arrests in Vernon

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Vernon, Missouri, the most crimes, that's 29.91% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Vernon County is 0.46% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 4.87 daily crimes that occur in Vernon County.
  • Vernon, MO is more violent than Clinton.
  • In Vernon County you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Vernon, MO have decreased by 10.68%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Vernon, MO

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  • Arrest Date: 01-04-2020 08:54:00
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  • Summary: Lawrence R Shouse was arrested on January 04, 2020 in Vernon, Missouri on charges of DWI,, FAILED TO DRIVE ON THE RIGHT HALF,, NO SEAT BELT. He is 27 years old. Per the United States judicial system, Shouse is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Vernon County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 12-21-2019 08:10:00
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Vernon, Missouri arrested Caremetta L Compton on December 21, 2019. Compton is 57 years old. She was charged with DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED.  All criminal suspects including Caremetta L Compton are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Vernon County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 12-06-2019 05:53:00
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Vernon, Missouri arrested Randy E Fleming on December 06, 2019. Fleming is 66 years old. He was charged with DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED, NO SEAT BELT, FAIL TO DRIVE ON THE RIGHT HALF OF THE ROADWAY.  All criminal suspects including Randy E Fleming are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Vernon County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 12-01-2019 01:39:00
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  • Summary: 25-year-old Taylor J Romp, arrested December 01, 2019 in Vernon, Missouri for MISDEMEANOR POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA-LESS THAN, NO SEAT BELT. Everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Romp’s status may be obtained from the following: Vernon County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 10-24-2019 12:10:00
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Vernon, Missouri arrested Leroy A Mccullick on October 24, 2019. Mccullick is 33 years old. He was charged with FELONY WARRANT ARREST FOR PROBATION VIOLATION - ORIGINAL CHARGE RESISTING, SEAT BELT.  All criminal suspects including Leroy A Mccullick are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Vernon County Law Enforcement.