Burke County, NC Arrest Records

Burke County, NC is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.02 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Forsyth, Iredell, Union, Wake, Catawba counties in North Carolina.
Burke County, NC property crime rate is 12.86 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 575 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 3.60% compared to 2015.

Burke County, NC Crime Rate

Total arrests in Burke County in 2016 increased by 11.88% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 70 to 91 while non-violent crime increased by 10.65% from 1,033 to 1,143.

5 Crimes In Burke County, NC in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 575
Burglary 459
Motor vehicle theft 109
Aggravated assault 68
Robbery 16

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Burke County increased by 30% from 2015 and decreased by 6.19% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 97 to 91. In 2016 violent crime rate in Burke County was 78.18% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.102%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Burke County increased by 10.65% from 2015 and decreased by 34.54% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,746 to 1,143. In 2016 property crime rate in Burke County was 54.74% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.286%.

How Burke stands up against other counties

Burke vs. Rockingham

You’ll be in more risk in Burke compared to Rockingham county that had 22.63% lower crime rate compared to Burke county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.1801 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.1532 in Rockingham county.
Burglary rates of 5.1660 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 4.4424 in Rockingham county.

Burke vs. Nash

You’ll be in more risk in Burke compared to Nash county that had 62.09% lower crime rate compared to Burke county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0563 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0213 in Nash county.
Burglary rates of 5.1660 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.9467 in Nash county.

Names with the most arrests in Burke

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Burke, North Carolina, the most crimes, that's 35.65% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Burke County is 0.58% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 3.81 daily crimes that occur in Burke County.
  • Burke, NC is more violent than Rockingham.
  • In Burke County you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Burke, NC have increased by 11.88%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Burke, NC

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  • Date of Birth: 08-23-1980 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 10-15-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 39
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Burke, North Carolina arrested Christopher Brian Jervis on October 15, 2019. Jervis is 39 years old. He was charged with FAIL TO APPEAR.  All criminal suspects including Christopher Brian Jervis are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Burke County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 06-23-1977 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 10-13-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 42
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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of OBTAIN PROPERTY BY FALSE PRETENSE, PROBATION VIOLATION, DWI on October 13, 2019 was Beecher Belve Robinson. The 42-year-old Robinson was arrested by Burke County Law Enforcement. Bond was set at unknown amount for the charge because Robinson is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Burke County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 03-11-1975 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 10-13-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 44
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  • Summary: Burke County Law Enforcement arrested 44-year-old Jason Daniel Huggins on October 13, 2019. The charge against Huggins is DRUNK -INTOXICATED AND DISRUPTIVE.  Huggins 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: Burke County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 10-09-1952 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 10-14-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 67
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  • Summary: On October 14, 2019, William Adron Bradshaw, 67, was arrested by police near Burke, North Carolina and charged with DWI, FRAUDULENT USE OF IDENTIFICATION, FOLLOWING TOO CLOSELY, FAIL TO APPEAR. DWI, FRAUDULENT USE OF IDENTIFICATION, FOLLOWING TOO CLOSELY, FAIL TO APPEAR, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Bradshaw’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Burke County Law Enforcement
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  • Date of Birth: 07-08-1987 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 10-13-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 32
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Burke, North Carolina arrested Marcus Alfonso on October 13, 2019. Alfonso is 32 years old. He was charged with RESISTING ARREST/HINDER & DELAY.  All criminal suspects including Marcus Alfonso are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Burke County Law Enforcement.