Sweetwater County, WY Arrest Records

Sweetwater County, WY is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.57 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Campbell, Laramie, Natrona, Park, Goshen counties in Wyoming.
Sweetwater County, WY property crime rate is 2.81 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 69 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 11.29% compared to 2015.

Sweetwater County, WY Crime Rate

Total arrests in Sweetwater County in 2016 increased by 8.76% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 34 to 25 while non-violent crime increased by 20.39% from 103 to 124.

5 Crimes In Sweetwater County, WY in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 69
Burglary 33
Motor vehicle theft 22
Aggravated assault 18
Revised rape 7

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Sweetwater County decreased by 26.47% from 2015 and increased by 78.57% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 14 to 25. In 2016 violent crime rate in Sweetwater County was 87.94% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.057%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Sweetwater County increased by 20.39% from 2015 and decreased by 25.3% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 166 to 124. In 2016 property crime rate in Sweetwater County was 90.12% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.281%.

How Sweetwater stands up against other counties

Sweetwater vs. Fremont

You’ll be in more safety in Sweetwater compared to Fremont county that had 42.89% higher crime rate compared to Sweetwater county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Fremont county.
Arson rates of 0.1132 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Fremont county.

Sweetwater vs. Campbell

You’ll be in more safety in Sweetwater compared to Campbell county that had 50.02% higher crime rate compared to Sweetwater county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Campbell county.
Arson rates of 0.1132 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0615 in Campbell county.

Names with the most arrests in Sweetwater

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Sweetwater, Wyoming, the most crimes, that's 33.39% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sweetwater County is 0.9% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.92 daily crimes that occur in Sweetwater County.
  • Sweetwater, WY is safer than Fremont.
  • In Sweetwater County you have a 1 in 296 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Sweetwater, WY have increased by 8.76%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Sweetwater, WY

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  • Arrest Date: 08-21-2019 12:26:00
  • Age: 32
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  • Height: 5' 10"
  • Weight: 160 lbs
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  • Booking Date: 2019-08-21 12:26:00
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  • Summary: On August 21, 2019, James Terry Pierce, 32, was arrested by police near Sweetwater, Wyoming and charged with Conspiracy to Possess Meth 300 G. or More w/ Intent to Sell or Deliver. He is 5' 10" tall, weighs 160 lbs and has brown eyes. Conspiracy to Possess Meth 300 G. or More w/ Intent to Sell or Deliver, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Pierce’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Sweetwater County Law Enforcement
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  • Arrest Date: 08-21-2019 11:02:00
  • Age: 40
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 9"
  • Weight: 160 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
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  • Summary: Arrested on August 21, 2019 was 40-year-old Jason Wayne Mcelyea who is 5' 9" tall, weighs 160 lbs and has brown eyes. Sweetwater County Law Enforcement is charging Mcelyea with Driving while suspended, but He is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Sweetwater, Wyoming found here may provide more information about this incident: Sweetwater County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 08-13-2019 07:02:00
  • Age: 40
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 9"
  • Weight: 170 lbs
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
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  • Booking Date: 2019-08-13 07:02:00
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  • Summary: On August 13, 2019, Sweetwater County Law Enforcement arrested 40-year-old Esteban Gabriel Salinas for Simple Possession/Casual Exchange, PARAPHERNALIA POSSESSION in Sweetwater, Wyoming. He is 5' 9" tall, weighs 170 lbs and has brown eyes. Simple Possession/Casual Exchange, PARAPHERNALIA POSSESSION is a offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Salinas may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Sweetwater County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 08-12-2019 11:59:00
  • Age: 24
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 172 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
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  • Booking Date: 2019-08-12 23:59:00
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  • Summary: 24-year-old Gunner Leigh Presnell, arrested August 12, 2019 in Sweetwater, Wyoming for VIOLATION OF COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS. Everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Presnell’s status may be obtained from the following: Sweetwater County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 08-13-2019 06:48:00
  • Age: 23
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 2"
  • Weight: 120 lbs
  • Hair: Red
  • Eye: Blue
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  • Booking Date: 2019-08-13 18:48:00
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  • Summary: Kelsey Nicalek-nelson was arrested on August 13, 2019. She is 23 years old, 5' 2" tall, weighs 120 lbs and has blue eyes. Nicalek-nelson is charged with Failure To Appear (Violation of Probation, Conspiracy to Sell Methamphetamine) by police near Sweetwater, Wyoming. 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: Sweetwater County Law Enforcement.