Shelby County, IN Arrest Records

Shelby County, IN is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.81 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Allen, Howard, Lake, Vanderburgh, Madison counties in Indiana.
Shelby County, IN property crime rate is 4.51 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 104 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 22.39% compared to 2015.

Shelby County, IN Crime Rate

Total arrests in Shelby County in 2016 decreased by 16.01% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 48 to 36 while non-violent crime decreased by 14.16% from 233 to 200.

5 Crimes In Shelby County, IN in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 104
Burglary 72
Aggravated assault 33
Motor vehicle theft 24
Revised rape 2

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Shelby County decreased by 25% from 2015 and increased by 44% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 25 to 36. In 2016 violent crime rate in Shelby County was 82.69% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.081%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Shelby County decreased by 14.16% from 2015 and decreased by 47.23% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 379 to 200. In 2016 property crime rate in Shelby County was 84.13% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.451%.

How Shelby stands up against other counties

Shelby vs. Jackson

You’ll be in more safety in Shelby compared to Jackson county that had 59.17% higher crime rate compared to Shelby county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0226 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0227 in Jackson county.
Burglary rates of 1.6244 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.4314 in Jackson county.

Shelby vs. Lawrence

You’ll be in more safety in Shelby compared to Lawrence county that had 44.41% higher crime rate compared to Shelby county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0226 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Lawrence county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.5415 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.6591 in Lawrence county.

Names with the most arrests in Shelby

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Shelby, Indiana, the most crimes, that's 35.55% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Shelby County is 0.84% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.46 daily crimes that occur in Shelby County.
  • Shelby, IN is safer than Jackson.
  • In Shelby County you have a 1 in 188 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Shelby, IN have decreased by 16.01%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Shelby, IN

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  • Arrest Date: 07-10-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 41
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 10"
  • Weight: 170 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Indiana
  • Address: FAIRLAND, IN
  • State: Indiana
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  • Booking Date: 2020-07-10 11:07:00
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Shelby, Indiana arrested Joseph Wayne Taylor on July 10, 2020. Taylor is 41 years old, weighs 170 lbs with brown hair and brown eyes. He was charged with Failure to appear on felony charge.  All criminal suspects including Joseph Wayne Taylor are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Shelby County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 07-10-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 40
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Weight: 0 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Indiana
  • Address: SHELBYVILLE, IN
  • State: Indiana
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  • Booking Date: 2020-07-10 18:44:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on July 10, 2020 was 40-year-old Melinda Yalvonda Rose who weighs 0 lbs and has brown eyes. Shelby County Law Enforcement is charging Rose with COURT ORDER PROBATION VIOLATION, but She is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Shelby, Indiana found here may provide more information about this incident: Shelby County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 07-11-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 28
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 9"
  • Weight: 150 lbs
  • Hair: Blonde
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Indiana
  • Address: SHELBYVILLE, IN
  • State: Indiana
  • Total Bond: 755
  • Booking Date: 2020-07-11 01:14:00
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  • Summary: On July 11, 2020, Shelby County Law Enforcement arrested 28-year-old Rickey Dale Mclaughlin for Possession of meth, POSSESS HYPODERMIC SYRINGE OR NEEDLE, Possession of Marijuana - first time offense and less than 30 grams of pot, Possession of Paraphernalia - 1st offense but requires mens rea element of reckless or higher, POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE in Shelby, Indiana. He is 5' 9" tall, weighs 150 lbs and has blue eyes. Possession of meth, POSSESS HYPODERMIC SYRINGE OR NEEDLE, Possession of Marijuana - first time offense and less than 30 grams of pot, Possession of Paraphernalia - 1st offense but requires mens rea element of reckless or higher, POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE is a offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Mclaughlin may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Shelby County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 07-10-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 28
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 10"
  • Weight: 200 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Indiana
  • Address: INDIANAPOLIS, IN
  • State: Indiana
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  • Booking Date: 2020-07-10 20:34:00
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  • Summary: 28-year-old Aaron Matthew Creech, arrested July 10, 2020 in Shelby, Indiana for COURT ORDER PROBATION VIOLATION. Everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Creech’s status may be obtained from the following: Shelby County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 07-09-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 24
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 224 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Green
  • Place of Birth: Indiana
  • Address: BIG CLIFTY, KY
  • State: Indiana
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  • Booking Date: 2020-07-09 20:22:00
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  • Summary: Jadan Ray West was arrested on July 09, 2020 in Shelby, Indiana on charges of FAIL TO APPEAR. He is 24 years old, 5' 11" tall, with brown hair, green eyes and weighs 224 lbs pounds. Per the United States judicial system, West is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Shelby County Law Enforcement.