Catawba County, NC Arrest Records

Catawba County, NC is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.05 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Forsyth, Wake, Pitt, Buncombe, Rowan counties in North Carolina.
Catawba County, NC property crime rate is 8.06 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 712 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 8.13% compared to 2015.

Catawba County, NC Crime Rate

Total arrests in Catawba County in 2016 decreased by 3.45% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 154 to 165 while non-violent crime decreased by 4.69% from 1,323 to 1,261.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 712
Burglary 476
Aggravated assault 125
Motor vehicle theft 73
Legacy rape 21

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Catawba County increased by 7.14% from 2015 and decreased by 6.25% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 176 to 165. In 2016 violent crime rate in Catawba County was 77.53% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.105%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Catawba County decreased by 4.69% from 2015 and decreased by 39.95% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 2,100 to 1,261. In 2016 property crime rate in Catawba County was 71.65% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.806%.

How Catawba stands up against other counties

Catawba vs. Alamance

You’ll be in more risk in Catawba compared to Alamance county that had 41.8% lower crime rate compared to Catawba county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.1023 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0376 in Alamance county.
Arson rates of 0.0895 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0125 in Alamance county.

Catawba vs. Davidson

You’ll be in more safety in Catawba compared to Davidson county that had 14.82% higher crime rate compared to Catawba county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0192 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0303 in Davidson county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.4666 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.7337 in Davidson county.

Names with the most arrests in Catawba

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Catawba, North Carolina, the most crimes, that's 34.73% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Catawba County is 0.72% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.5 daily crimes that occur in Catawba County.
  • Catawba, NC is more violent than Alamance.
  • In Catawba County you have a 1 in 110 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Catawba, NC have decreased by 3.45%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Catawba, NC

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  • Arrest Date: 01-27-2020 12:00:00
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  • Address: 2120 JAMESTOWN Road MORGANTON, NC 28655
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  • Summary: Sarah Marie Worth was arrested on January 27, 2020 in Catawba, North Carolina on charges of UNAUTHORIZED USE OF MOTOR VEHICLE, FELONY PROBATION VIOLATION OUT OF COUNTY, FELONY PAROLE VIOLATION, FELONY PROBATION VIOLATION, POSSESS DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, POSSESSION OF STOLEN GOODS/PROP, DWLR NOT IMPAIRED, FTA-2ND POSSESS METHAMPHETAMINE, FTA-2ND POSSESS DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, FTA-2ND DWLR NOT IMPAIRED, FTA-2ND FICT/ALT TITL/REG CARD/TAG, ATTEMPTED FIRST DEGREE MURDER. Sarah is 28 years old. Per the United States judicial system, Worth is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Catawba County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 01-24-2020 12:00:00
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  • Address: 5128 SILVER CREEK Road MORGANTON, NC 28655
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  • Summary: Arrested on January 24, 2020 was 30-year-old Jessica Leann Moody. Catawba County Law Enforcement is charging Moody with POSSESS STOLEN MOTOR VEHICLE, FTA/FICT/ALT TITLE/REG CARD/TAG; WINDOW TINTING VIOLATION, FTA/ESPIRED/NO INSPECTION; DRIVE/ALLOW MV NO REGISTRATION, FTA/DWLR NOT IMPAIRED REV; OPERATE VEH NO INS, INJURY TO REAL PROPERTY, ASSAULT ON A FEMALE, BREAKING OR ENTERING, RESISTING PUBLIC OFFICER, UTTERING FORGED INSTRUMENT, CONSPIRE TRAFFIC METHAMPHETAMINE, AWDW SERIOUS INJURY, FTA: UNAUTHORIZED USE OF MOTOR VEHICLE, FTA: MISDEMEANOR LARCENY, SURRENDER/SIMPLE POSSESSION SCHEDULE II CONTROLLED SUBS, SURRENDER/POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE, SURRENDER/FTA- POSSESS METHAMPHETAMINE, SURRENDER/FTA-MISDEMEANOR LARCENY, SURRENDER/FTA-SIMPLE POSSESS SCH IV CS, SURRENDER/FTA-UNAUTHORIZED USE OF MOTOR VEHIICLE, PAROLE VIOLATION, SHOPLIFTING CONCEALMENT GOODS, FTA; POSSESS DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, LARCENY OF A FIREARM, HABITUAL LARCENY, MISDEMEANOR CONSPIRACY, FIRST DEGREE TRESPASS ENTER/REMAIN, BREAKING AND OR ENTERING, FLEE/ELUDE ARREST W/MV, OFA; FELONY PROBATION VIOLATION, LARCENY OF MOTOR VEHICLE, MISDEMEANOR LARCENY, ATTEMPT BREAK/ENTER MOTOR VEHICLE, F-INTERFERE ELECT MONITOR DEV, FELONY LARCENY, BREAK OR ENTER A MOTOR VEHICLE, HIT/RUN FAIL STOP PROP DAMAGE, POSSESS MARIJUANA UP TO 1/2 OZ, FELONY LARCENY OF MOTOR VEHICLE, FELONIOUS BREAKING AND ENTERING MOTOR VEHICLE, FELONY PROBATION VIOLATION, DWLR, SURR: FELONY PROBATION VIOLATION, CARRYING CONCEALED GUN, MAINTAIN VEH/WELL/PLACE CS, SIMPLE POSSESSION SCHEDULE II CONTROLLED SUBS, SIMPLE POSSESSION SCHEDULE III CONTROLLED SUB, PWIMSD METHAMPHETAMINE, POSSESS DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, FTA POSSESSION OF FIREARM BY FELON;POSS METH;CARRY CONCEALED GUN, FTA MISDEMEANOR PROBATION VIOLATION OUT OF COUNTY, FTA POSS STOLEN MOTOR VEHICLE; FELONY PROBATION VIOLATION, BOI PWISD SCH II; PWISD SCH VI, POSS STOLEN GOODS/PROP, MISDEMEANOR PROBATION VIOL, ASSAULT INFLICT SERIOUS INJURY, SURRENDER: FTA: ASSAULT ON A FEMALE, FTA-NON SUPPORT OF CHILD, HABITUAL FELON, FELONY PROBATION VIOLATION OUT OF COUNTY, HABITUAL LARCENY, AID AND ABET LARCENY, but Jessica is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Catawba, North Carolina found here may provide more information about this incident: Catawba County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 01-24-2020 12:00:00
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  • Address: 525 W PINE Street LINCOLNTON, NC 28092-
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  • Summary: 50-year-old Alfred Scott Martin was arrested in Catawba, North Carolina for OFA: NON-SUPPORT OF CHILD, ASSAULT PHY INJ EMERGENCY PRSN, ASSAULT PHY INJ EMERGENCT PRSN on January 24, 2020. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Catawba 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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  • Address: 1910 20TH AVE Drive NE HICKORY, NC 28601-
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  • Summary: Arrested on January 24, 2020 was 59-year-old Jimmy Franklin Goble. Catawba County Law Enforcement is charging Goble with DRIVING WHILE IMPAIRED, but Jimmy is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Catawba, North Carolina found here may provide more information about this incident: Catawba County Law Enforcement.
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  • Address: 1006 1ST STREET Drive SE CONOVER, NC 28613-
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  • Summary: On January 24, 2020, Catawba County Law Enforcement arrested 26-year-old Elizabeth Louise Gibson for DRIVING WHILE IMPAIRED in Catawba, North Carolina. DRIVING WHILE IMPAIRED is a offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Gibson may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Catawba County Law Enforcement.