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.
Rape rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 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.
Robbery rates of 0.1801 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0532 in Nash county.
Arson rates of 0.0225 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0213 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 35.88% 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: 01-10-1988 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 06-14-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 31
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  • Summary: On June 14, 2019, Burke County Law Enforcement arrested 31-year-old Wesley Jacob Jordan for RESISTING ARREST/HINDER & DELAY, PROBATION VIOLATION, DRUNK AND DISRUPTIVE, DISORDERLY CONDUCT, POSSESS SCHEDULE VI, FAIL TO APPEAR/ FAILURE TO COMPLY, DRIVING DURING REVOCATION, FAILURE TO PAY MONIES; SHOW CAUSE FINES & COST, DWI, FAIL TO APPEAR, NON SUPPORT, POSS DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, SIMPLE POSSESSION OF SCHEDULE VI, CONSUME BEER/WINE UNDERAGE, URINATE IN PUBLIC in Burke, North Carolina. RESISTING ARREST/HINDER & DELAY, PROBATION VIOLATION, DRUNK AND DISRUPTIVE, DISORDERLY CONDUCT, POSSESS SCHEDULE VI, FAIL TO APPEAR/ FAILURE TO COMPLY, DRIVING DURING REVOCATION, FAILURE TO PAY MONIES; SHOW CAUSE FINES & COST, DWI, FAIL TO APPEAR, NON SUPPORT, POSS DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, SIMPLE POSSESSION OF SCHEDULE VI, CONSUME BEER/WINE UNDERAGE, URINATE IN PUBLIC is a offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Jordan may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Burke County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 05-12-1976 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 06-14-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 43
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  • Summary: Lori Ann Hudson was arrested on June 14, 2019. She is 43 years old, . Hudson is charged with POSSESSION STOLEN MOTOR VEHICLE, HARBORING A FUGITIVE, FAIL TO APPEAR by police near Burke, North Carolina. 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: Burke County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 03-24-1994 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 06-14-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 25
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  • Summary: 25-year-old Katlyn Hendricks was arrested in Burke, North Carolina for POSSESSING STOLEN GOODS, ASSAULT INFLICTING SERIOUS INJURY OR WITH DEADLY WEAPON, PROBATION VIOLATION, POSS DRUG PARAPHERNALIA on June 14, 2019. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Burke 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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  • Date of Birth: 05-02-1991 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 06-14-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 28
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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of MV THEFT-AUTOMOBILE, UNAUTHORIZED USE OF MOTOR VEHICLE on June 14, 2019 was Landon Dale Foster. The 28-year-old Foster was arrested by Burke County Law Enforcement. Bond was set at unknown amount for the charge because Foster 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: 08-31-1968 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 06-13-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 50
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  • Summary: 50-year-old David Vincent Jussila was arrested in Burke, North Carolina for LARCENY FROM BUILDING on June 13, 2019. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Burke County Law Enforcement and others with information about this arrest and related court dates can be contacted for updated information on this arrest.