Paulding County, GA Arrest Records

Paulding County, GA is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.19 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.
Paulding County, GA property crime rate is 14.31 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 1,540 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 14.11% compared to 2015.

Paulding County, GA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Paulding County in 2016 decreased by 14.33% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 207 to 185 while non-violent crime decreased by 14.62% from 2,612 to 2,230.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 1,540
Burglary 418
Motor vehicle theft 272
Aggravated assault 157
Arson 40

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Paulding County decreased by 10.63% from 2015 and increased by 31.21% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 141 to 185. In 2016 violent crime rate in Paulding County was 74.7% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.119%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Paulding County decreased by 14.62% from 2015 and decreased by 13.26% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 2,571 to 2,230. In 2016 property crime rate in Paulding County was 49.65% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.431%.

How Paulding stands up against other counties

Paulding vs. Bibb

You’ll be in more safety in Paulding compared to Bibb county that had 267.05% higher crime rate compared to Paulding 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 Bibb county.
Arson rates of 0.2567 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.4386 in Bibb county.

Paulding vs. Houston

You’ll be in more risk in Paulding compared to Houston county that had 48.51% lower crime rate compared to Paulding 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 Houston county.
Burglary rates of 2.6825 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.3542 in Houston county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Paulding County is 0.53% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 4.25 daily crimes that occur in Paulding County.
  • Paulding, GA is safer than Bibb.
  • In Paulding County you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Paulding, GA have decreased by 14.33%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Paulding, GA

  • Aliases: EDWARDS,AARON WAYNE
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  • Height: 6'01''
  • Weight: 215
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Georgia
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  • State: Georgia
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  • Location: PAULDING COUNTY JAIL
  • Summary: Paulding County Law Enforcement arrested Aaron Wayne Edwards. The charge against Edwards is FLEEING/ELUDING POLICE, reckless driving, obstr of law enf officer. He weighs 215 with brown hair and hazel eyes;  Edwards 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: Paulding County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: VAUGHAN,STEVE WILLIAM; VAUGHAN,STEVEN WILLIAM; VAUGHN,STEVEN WILLIAM
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  • Height: 6'00''
  • Weight: 180
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Georgia
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  • State: Georgia
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  • Location: DOUGLAS COUNTY JAIL
  • Summary: Steven William Vaughn, was arrested by police near Paulding, Georgia and charged with POSS FIREARM CONVCT FELON, AGGRAV ASSAULT, viol othr states law, POSS METHAMPHETAMINE, poss of marijuana, OBSTR OF LAW ENF OFFICER, viol motor veh law, reckless driving, simple assault. He is 6'00'' tall, weighs 180 and has blue eyes. POSS FIREARM CONVCT FELON, AGGRAV ASSAULT, viol othr states law, POSS METHAMPHETAMINE, poss of marijuana, OBSTR OF LAW ENF OFFICER, viol motor veh law, reckless driving, simple assault, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Vaughn’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Paulding County Law Enforcement
  • Aliases: KOZEL,ZACHARY; KOZEL,ZACHARY PAUL
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  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5'06''
  • Weight: 160
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Georgia
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  • Location: JOHNSON STATE PRISON
  • Summary: Paulding County Law Enforcement arrested Zachary Paul Kozel. The charge against Kozel is POSS W INT DIS OTHER DRUG, POSS KNIFE DURING CRIME. He weighs 160 with brown hair and blue eyes;  Kozel 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: Paulding County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: HELLER,HELL; HELLER,MATTHEW; HELLER,MATTHEW N; HELLER,MATTHEW NEAL
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  • Height: 5'09''
  • Weight: 180
  • Hair: Bln&str
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Georgia
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  • Location: EFFINGHAM COUNTY CI
  • Summary: Matthew Neal Heller, was arrested by police near Paulding, Georgia and charged with POSS FIREARM CONVCT FELON, FALSE CERTIFICATES, POSS OF FIREARM DUR CRIME, POSS METHAMPHETAMINE, crmnl trespassing, AGGRAV ASSAULT, OBSTR OF LAW ENF OFFICER, dui, DRVNG HABTL VIOLATOR. He is 5'09'' tall, weighs 180 and has blue eyes. POSS FIREARM CONVCT FELON, FALSE CERTIFICATES, POSS OF FIREARM DUR CRIME, POSS METHAMPHETAMINE, crmnl trespassing, AGGRAV ASSAULT, OBSTR OF LAW ENF OFFICER, dui, DRVNG HABTL VIOLATOR, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Heller’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Paulding County Law Enforcement
  • Aliases: CRAWLEY,GARY RAY; CRAWLEY,STEVEN LEE; JERRY,TAYLOR; PO,PO PM PM; TAYLOR,GARY RAY; TAYLOR,JARED; TAYLOR,JERRY
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  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5'07''
  • Weight: 230
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Georgia
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  • Location: CHEROKEE COUNTY JAIL
  • Summary: Paulding County Law Enforcement arrested Gary Ray Crawley. The charge against Crawley is POSS METHAMPHETAMINE, BURG 1ST AFT 6/30/12, POSS KNIFE DURING CRIME, THEFT BY REC STOLEN PROP, POSS OF MARIJUANA, OBSTR OF LAW ENF OFFICER, POSS OF COCAINE, poss of marijuana. He weighs 230 with black hair and brown eyes;  Crawley 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: Paulding County Law Enforcement.