Bell County, TX Arrest Records

Bell County, TX is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.30 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Harris, Travis, Bexar, Hidalgo, Montgomery counties in Texas.
Bell County, TX property crime rate is 2.21 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 489 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 1.66% compared to 2015.

Bell County, TX Crime Rate

Total arrests in Bell County in 2016 decreased by 4.78% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 107 to 103 while non-violent crime decreased by 4.92% from 792 to 753.

5 Crimes In Bell County, TX in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 489
Burglary 199
Motor vehicle theft 65
Aggravated assault 52
Revised rape 42

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Bell County decreased by 3.74% from 2015 and increased by 255.17% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 29 to 103. In 2016 violent crime rate in Bell County was 93.55% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.03%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Bell County decreased by 4.92% from 2015 and decreased by 1.05% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 761 to 753. In 2016 property crime rate in Bell County was 92.22% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.221%.

How Bell stands up against other counties

Bell vs. Galveston

You’ll be in more safety in Bell compared to Galveston county that had 38.58% higher crime rate compared to Bell county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0264 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0668 in Galveston county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.1909 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.2884 in Galveston county.

Bell vs. Brazoria

You’ll be in more safety in Bell compared to Brazoria county that had 40.68% higher crime rate compared to Bell county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0264 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.1016 in Brazoria county.
Arson rates of 0.0793 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0226 in Brazoria county.

Names with the most arrests in Bell

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Bell, Texas, the most crimes, that's 25.58% 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 Bell County is 0.92% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.69 daily crimes that occur in Bell County.
  • Bell, TX is safer than Galveston.
  • In Bell County you have a 1 in 398 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Bell, TX have decreased by 4.78%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Bell, TX

  • Aliases: PEARCE, JOHN JEFFREY, PEIRCE, JOHN, MAU, JEFF, JONES, KEVIN WAYNE, JOHN JEFF, PIERCE, JOHN JEFFERY
  • Date of Birth: 10-13-1964 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 10-14-2019 03:19:00
  • Age: 55
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 8"
  • Weight: 140.0 lbs
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  • Place of Birth: Texas
  • Address: TEMPLE, TEXAS (STATE)
  • State: Texas
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  • Booking Date: 2019-10-14 03:19:00
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  • Summary: On October 14, 2019, John J Pearce, 55, was arrested by police near Bell, Texas. He is 5' 8" tall, weighs 140.0 lbs. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Pearce’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Bell County Law Enforcement
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  • Date of Birth: 05-06-1985 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 10-14-2019 12:41:00
  • Age: 34
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 10"
  • Weight: 185.0 lbs
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  • Place of Birth: Texas
  • Address: LITTLE RIVER ACADEMY, TEXAS (STATE) 76554
  • State: Texas
  • Total Bond: 0.00
  • Booking Date: 2019-10-14 00:41:00
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Bell, Texas arrested Jeffrey D Lanham on October 14, 2019. Lanham is 34 years old, weighs 185.0 lbs. He was charged with PC 49.09(a) / DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED 2ND.  All criminal suspects including Jeffrey D Lanham are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Bell County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: GUIDRY, ELAINE, GOODRICH, AUDREY ELAINE, AUDREY, GOODNRICH, ELAINE MANNING
  • Date of Birth: 09-24-1957 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 10-13-2019 08:58:00
  • Age: 62
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 4"
  • Weight: 115.0 lbs
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  • Place of Birth: Texas
  • Address: BELTON , TEXAS (STATE) 76513
  • State: Texas
  • Total Bond: 0.00
  • Booking Date: 2019-10-13 20:58:00
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  • Summary: Audrey Elaine Guidry was arrested on October 13, 2019 in Bell, Texas on charges of PC 49.04 / DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED which is a CLASS B. She is 62 years old, 5' 4" tall, and weighs 115.0 lbs pounds. Per the United States judicial system, Guidry is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Bell County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: COLLISINO, JIMMY DAVID
  • Date of Birth: 04-21-1980 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 10-13-2019 05:39:00
  • Age: 39
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 3"
  • Weight: 150.0 lbs
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  • Place of Birth: Texas
  • Address: TEMPLE, TEXAS (STATE) 76502
  • State: Texas
  • Total Bond: 0.00
  • Booking Date: 2019-10-13 17:39:00
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  • Summary: On October 13, 2019, Bell County Law Enforcement arrested 39-year-old Jimmy David Colacino for HSC 484.004(a) / DRUG POSS PARAPHENALIA, TRC 545.401 / DISPLAY FICTITIOUS LICENSE PLA in Bell, Texas. He is 5' 3" tall, weighs 150.0 lbs. HSC 484.004(a) / DRUG POSS PARAPHENALIA, TRC 545.401 / DISPLAY FICTITIOUS LICENSE PLA is a CLASS C offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Colacino may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Bell County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 12-31-1998 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 10-14-2019 01:53:00
  • Age: 20
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 6"
  • Weight: 160.0 lbs
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  • Place of Birth: Texas
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  • State: Texas
  • Total Bond: 0.00
  • Booking Date: 2019-10-14 01:53:00
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  • Summary: 20-year-old Aerial Carpenter, arrested October 14, 2019 in Bell, Texas for HSC 481.121(b)(1) / POSS MARIJ <2OZ, PC 49.04 / DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED. HSC 481.121(b)(1) / POSS MARIJ <2OZ, PC 49.04 / DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED is a CLASS B offense, but everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Carpenter’s status may be obtained from the following: Bell County Law Enforcement.