Effingham County, GA Arrest Records

Effingham County, GA is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.70 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Bibb, Newton, Bartow, Baldwin, Douglas counties in Georgia.
Effingham County, GA property crime rate is 7.41 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 199 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 8.15% compared to 2015.

Effingham County, GA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Effingham County in 2016 decreased by 5.74% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 28 to 41 while non-violent crime decreased by 8.81% from 477 to 435.

5 Crimes In Effingham County, GA in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 199
Burglary 192
Motor vehicle theft 44
Aggravated assault 28
Robbery 7

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Effingham County increased by 46.43% from 2015 and decreased by 26.79% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 56 to 41. In 2016 violent crime rate in Effingham County was 85.12% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.07%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Effingham County decreased by 8.81% from 2015 and increased by 25% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 348 to 435. In 2016 property crime rate in Effingham County was 73.93% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.741%.

How Effingham stands up against other counties

Effingham vs. Gordon

You’ll be in more safety in Effingham compared to Gordon county that had 77.09% higher crime rate compared to Effingham 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 Gordon county.
Arson rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Gordon county.

Effingham vs. Liberty

You’ll be in more risk in Effingham compared to Liberty county that had 26.08% lower crime rate compared to Effingham 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 Liberty county.
Arson rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Liberty county.

Names with the most arrests in Effingham

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

Felonies are committed more by men.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Effingham County is 0.76% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.22 daily crimes that occur in Effingham County.
  • Effingham, GA is safer than Gordon.
  • In Effingham County you have a 1 in 123 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Effingham, GA have decreased by 5.74%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Effingham, GA

  • Aliases: FIELDS,WILLIAM; FIELDS,WILLIAM JAMIE; FIELDS,WILLIAM JANIE; FILEDS,WILLIAM JAMIE
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  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5'10''
  • Weight: 165
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Georgia
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  • State: Georgia
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  • Location: EFFINGHAM COUNTY CI
  • Summary: Effingham County Law Enforcement arrested William Jamie Fields. The charge against Fields is POSS W INT DIST MARIJUANA, POSS CONTRABAND ARTICLES, TRAF METHAMPH 28-199 GM, poss of marijuana, POSS DEP STIM CNTRF DRUGS, theft by taking, POSS NARCOTICS OPIATES, BURG BEF 7/1/12, THEFT BY TAKING, THEFT BY REC STOLEN PROP. He weighs 165 with brown hair and hazel eyes;  Fields 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: Effingham County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 01-01-1970 12:00:00
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  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 9
  • Weight: 155
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Georgia
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  • Booking Date: 1982-01-05 00:00:00
  • Location: BK 5 1
  • Summary: Clifford Earl Pevey was arrested on January 01, 1970. He is , 5' 9 tall, weighs 155 and has brown eyes. Pevey is charged with RECEIPT, POSSESSION OR TRANSFER OF FIREARM BY CONVICTED FELON OR FELONY FIRST OFFENDER by police near Effingham, Georgia. RECEIPT, POSSESSION OR TRANSFER OF FIREARM BY CONVICTED FELON OR FELONY FIRST OFFENDER is a Felony offense and 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: Effingham County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 01-01-1970 12:00:00
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  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 8
  • Weight: 180
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Green
  • Place of Birth: Georgia
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  • Booking Date: 1988-11-27 00:00:00
  • Location: BK 5 1
  • Summary: Police in the area of Effingham, Georgia arrested Hannah Jordana Rock-mcdonald on January 01, 1970. Rock-mcdonald is weighs 180 with brown hair and green eyes. She was charged with DUI - DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, ENDANGERING A CHILD WHILE D.U.I. ~ 1ST/2, SPEEDING, LIGHTED HEADLIGHTS/OTHER LIGHTS REQUIRED.  All criminal suspects including Hannah Jordana Rock-mcdonald are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Effingham County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 01-01-1970 12:00:00
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  • Height: 5' 5
  • Weight: 165
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
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  • Booking Date: 1972-03-26 00:00:00
  • Location: MED 3 1
  • Summary: On January 01, 1970, Effingham County Law Enforcement arrested Chad Everett Phillips for BATTERY-FAMILY VIOLENCE (1ST OFFENSE) MISDEMEANOR, CRIMINAL TRESPASS - FAMILY VIOLENCE, CRUELTY TO CHILDREN- 3RD DEGREE in Effingham, Georgia. He is 5' 5 tall, weighs 165 and has blue eyes. BATTERY-FAMILY VIOLENCE (1ST OFFENSE) MISDEMEANOR, CRIMINAL TRESPASS - FAMILY VIOLENCE, CRUELTY TO CHILDREN- 3RD DEGREE is a Misdemeanor offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Phillips may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Effingham County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 01-01-1970 12:00:00
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  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6' 2
  • Weight: 190
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Georgia
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  • State: Georgia
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  • Booking Date: 1988-12-26 00:00:00
  • Location: BK 3 1
  • Summary: Jeromy Shay Moore, arrested January 01, 1970 in Effingham, Georgia for ITEM PROHIBITED BY AN INMATE. ITEM PROHIBITED BY AN INMATE is a Felony offense, but everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Moore’s status may be obtained from the following: Effingham County Law Enforcement.