Wilkes County, GA Arrest Records

Wilkes County, GA is among the safest counties in the USA with 3.06 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.
Wilkes County, GA property crime rate is 2.14 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 13 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 30.00% compared to 2015.

Wilkes County, GA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Wilkes County in 2016 increased by 21.43% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 26 to 30 while non-violent crime increased by 31.25% from 16 to 21.

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

Crime Arrests
Aggravated assault 23
Larceny-theft 13
Burglary 7
Robbery 4
Legacy rape 2

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Wilkes County increased by 15.38% from 2015 and increased by 400% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 6 to 30. In 2016 violent crime rate in Wilkes County was 34.8% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.306%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Wilkes County increased by 31.25% from 2015 and decreased by 41.67% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 36 to 21. In 2016 property crime rate in Wilkes County was 92.46% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.214%.

How Wilkes stands up against other counties

Wilkes vs. Irwin

You’ll be in more safety in Wilkes compared to Irwin county that had 116.29% higher crime rate compared to Wilkes 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 Irwin county.
Burglary rates of 0.7139 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 4.2454 in Irwin county.

Wilkes vs. Early

You’ll be in more safety in Wilkes compared to Early county that had 84.09% higher crime rate compared to Wilkes county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.4080 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Early county.
Arson rates of 0.1020 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Early county.

Names with the most arrests in Wilkes

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wilkes County is 0.84% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.43 daily crimes that occur in Wilkes County.
  • Wilkes, GA is safer than Irwin.
  • In Wilkes County you have a 1 in 192 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Wilkes, GA have increased by 21.43%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Wilkes, GA

  • Aliases: BUSSELL,BOBBY GENE; WATER,BOBBY; WATERS,B J; WATERS,BJ; WATERS,BOBBY; WATERS,BOBBY G; WATERS,BOBBY GEAN; WATERS,BOBBY GENE; WATERS,BOBBY-SLPR
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  • Height: 5'11''
  • Weight: 200
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Georgia
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  • Location: WILKES COUNTY JAIL
  • Summary: Police in the area of Wilkes, Georgia arrested Bobby Gene jr Waters. Waters is weighs 200 with black hair and hazel eyes. He was charged with SEX OFFENDER FAIL REGISTR, theft by deception, POSS FIREARM CONVCT FELON, ATMPT RAPE, THEFT MOTORVEH OR PART, BURG BEF 7/1/12, dui.  All criminal suspects including Bobby Gene jr Waters are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Wilkes County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: QUINN,EDWARD
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  • Race: Black
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  • Height: 5'11''
  • Weight: 227
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Georgia
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  • Location: RIVERBEND CORR FACILITY
  • Summary: Edward Quinn was arrested. He is , 5'11'' tall, weighs 227 and has brown eyes. Quinn is charged with MURDER by police near Wilkes, Georgia. 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: Wilkes County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: ZANDERS,JESSICA; ZANDERS,JESSICA J; ZANDERS,JESSICA JUANITA; ZANDERS,JESSICA JUANITE; ZANDERS,JESSICA T; ZANDERS,JESSICAJUANITA
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  • Height: 5'03''
  • Weight: 145
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Georgia
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  • Location: ARRENDALE STATE PRISON
  • Summary: Jessica Zanders was arrested in Wilkes, Georgia for COMPUTER THEFT, FRAUDULENT CREDIT CARD, FORG 1ST BEF 7/1/12.She is 5'03'' tall, weighs 145 and has brown eyes. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Wilkes County Law Enforcement and others with information about this arrest and related court dates can be contacted for updated information on this arrest.
  • Aliases: KITTLE,JAMES; KITTLE,JAMES A; KITTLE,JAMES ALAN
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  • Height: 5'06''
  • Weight: 180
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Georgia
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  • Location: GA DIAG CLASS PRISON
  • Summary: Arrested on charges of TRAF METHAMPH 28-199 GM, POSS ALPRAZOLAM, POSS METHAMPHETAMINE was James Alan Kittle. The Kittle was arrested by Wilkes County Law Enforcement. He is 5'06'' tall, weighs 180 and has blue eyes. Bond was set at unknown amount for the charge because Kittle is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Wilkes County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: WALTON,TORRI; WALTON,TORRI VONTREA; WALTON,TORRIE; WALTON,TORRIE VONETREA; WALTON,TORRIE VONTERA; WALTON,TORRIE VONTREA
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  • Race: Black
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  • Height: 5'11''
  • Weight: 165
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
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  • Summary: Torri Vontrea Walton, arrested in Wilkes, Georgia for FLEEING/ELUDING POLICE, obstr of law enf officer, viol motor veh law, drv w/susp license, dui, POSS W INT DIST COCAINE, HABIT TRAF VIOL/OTHER, POSS OF COCAINE, POSS W INT DIST MARIJUANA. Everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Walton’s status may be obtained from the following: Wilkes County Law Enforcement.

Wilkes Police Departments