Wayne County, MO Arrest Records

Wayne County, MO is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.52 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.
Wayne County, MO property crime rate is 16.36 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 104 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 0.97% compared to 2015.

Wayne County, MO Crime Rate

Total arrests in Wayne County in 2016 decreased by 1.26% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 56 to 20 while non-violent crime increased by 18.13% from 182 to 215.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 104
Burglary 80
Motor vehicle theft 31
Aggravated assault 13
Revised rape 5

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Wayne County decreased by 64.29% from 2015 and increased by 100% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 10 to 20. In 2016 violent crime rate in Wayne County was 67.56% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.152%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Wayne County increased by 18.13% from 2015 and increased by 155.95% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 84 to 215. In 2016 property crime rate in Wayne County was 42.43% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.636%.

How Wayne stands up against other counties

Wayne vs. Douglas

You’ll be in more risk in Wayne compared to Douglas county that had 71.54% lower crime rate compared to Wayne 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 0.0000 in Douglas county.
Larceny rates of 7.9154 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 2.0961 in Douglas county.

Wayne vs. Osage

You’ll be in more risk in Wayne compared to Osage county that had 81.59% lower crime rate compared to Wayne county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.1522 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Osage county.
Larceny rates of 7.9154 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.2441 in Osage county.

Names with the most arrests in Wayne

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Wayne, Missouri, the most crimes, that's 30.35% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 31-40. Felonies are committed more by men.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wayne County is 0.46% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 4.9 daily crimes that occur in Wayne County.
  • Wayne, MO is more violent than Douglas.
  • In Wayne County you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Wayne, MO have decreased by 1.26%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Wayne, MO

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  • Arrest Date: 02-16-2020 01:45:00
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Wayne, Missouri arrested Candace A Butler on February 16, 2020. Butler is 30 years old. She was charged with MISDEMEANOR WARRANT (WAYNE COUNTY, DRIVING WHILE REVOKED.  All criminal suspects including Candace A Butler are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Wayne County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 02-15-2020 02:19:00
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  • Summary: Breanna J Keys was arrested on February 15, 2020. She is 19 years old, . Keys is charged with FELONY WAYNE COUNTY FAILURE TO APPEAR WARRANT by police near Wayne, 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: Wayne County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 02-14-2020 01:11:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of FELONY - WAYNE COUNTY WARRANT- HARASSMENT on February 14, 2020 was Gregory L Edwards. The 53-year-old Edwards was arrested by Wayne County Law Enforcement. Bond was set at unknown amount for the charge because Edwards is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Wayne County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 02-12-2020 01:26:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on February 12, 2020 was 51-year-old Douglas E Roark. Wayne County Law Enforcement is charging Roark with DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED, but He is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Wayne, Missouri found here may provide more information about this incident: Wayne County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 02-09-2020 06:17:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on February 09, 2020 was 46-year-old Lesley D Willard. Wayne County Law Enforcement is charging Willard with FELONY UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF A FIREARM BY A FELON, FELONY POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE - METHAMPHETAMINE, UNLAWFUL USE OF DRUG PARPHERNALIA, NO SEAT BELT, but He is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Wayne, Missouri found here may provide more information about this incident: Wayne County Law Enforcement.