Johnston County, NC Arrest Records

Johnston County, NC is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.84 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.
Johnston County, NC property crime rate is 9.79 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 1,000 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 1.38% compared to 2015.

Johnston County, NC Crime Rate

Total arrests in Johnston County in 2016 decreased by 0.15% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 145 to 160 while non-violent crime decreased by 0.95% from 1,892 to 1,874.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 1,000
Burglary 776
Aggravated assault 102
Motor vehicle theft 98
Robbery 39

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Johnston County increased by 10.34% from 2015 and increased by 48.15% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 108 to 160. In 2016 violent crime rate in Johnston County was 82.19% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.084%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Johnston County decreased by 0.95% from 2015 and decreased by 22.72% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 2,425 to 1,874. In 2016 property crime rate in Johnston County was 65.56% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.979%.

How Johnston stands up against other counties

Johnston vs. Cabarrus

You’ll be in more risk in Johnston compared to Cabarrus county that had 64.14% lower crime rate compared to Johnston county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0157 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0050 in Cabarrus county.
Arson rates of 0.0366 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0198 in Cabarrus county.

Johnston vs. Pitt

You’ll be in more risk in Johnston compared to Pitt county that had 35.04% lower crime rate compared to Johnston 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 Pitt county.
Larceny rates of 5.2233 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 3.2333 in Pitt county.

Names with the most arrests in Johnston

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Johnston, North Carolina, the most crimes, that's 39.36% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30. Felonies are committed more by men. Misdemeanor records are popular among white population of the county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Johnston County is 0.68% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.91 daily crimes that occur in Johnston County.
  • Johnston, NC is more violent than Cabarrus.
  • In Johnston County you have a 1 in 94 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Johnston, NC have decreased by 0.15%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Johnston, NC

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  • Arrest Date: 05-23-2019 12:00:00
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Johnston, North Carolina arrested Donovan Smith on May 23, 2019. Smith is 35 years old. He was charged with EXTRADITION/FUGITIVE OTHER STA.  All criminal suspects including Donovan Smith are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Johnston County Law Enforcement.
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  • Summary: Arrested on May 23, 2019 was 37-year-old Jason Bullard. Johnston County Law Enforcement is charging Bullard with FTA DRIVING WHILE IMPAIRED, but He is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Johnston, North Carolina found here may provide more information about this incident: Johnston County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 05-19-2019 12:00:00
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  • Summary: 18-year-old Marcus Shearin, arrested May 19, 2019 in Johnston, North Carolina for ASSAULT LEO/PO/OTHER SER INJRY, FTA MISD- DEFRAUDING TAXI. ASSAULT LEO/PO/OTHER SER INJRY, FTA MISD- DEFRAUDING TAXI is a Misdemeanor offense, but everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Shearin’s status may be obtained from the following: Johnston County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 05-18-2019 12:00:00
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  • Summary: Caroline Wagoner was arrested on May 18, 2019. She is 40 years old, . Wagoner is charged with FTA /OFA- POSSESS MARIJUANA UP by police near Johnston, 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: Johnston County Law Enforcement.
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  • Summary: Johnston County Law Enforcement arrested 26-year-old Jeronimo Seras on May 18, 2019. The charge against Seras is ASSAULT ON FEMALE ( DOMESTIC).  Seras 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: Johnston County Law Enforcement.