Clarke County, IA Arrest Records

Clarke County, IA is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.86 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Polk, Johnson, Pottawattamie, Scott, Dallas counties in Iowa.
Clarke County, IA property crime rate is 6.88 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 28 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 26.32% compared to 2015.

Clarke County, IA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Clarke County in 2016 increased by 5.88% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 6 to 8 while non-violent crime increased by 3.23% from 62 to 64.

5 Crimes In Clarke County, IA in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 28
Burglary 19
Motor vehicle theft 17
Aggravated assault 7
Revised rape 1

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Clarke County increased by 33.33% from 2015 and increased by 166.67% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 3 to 8. In 2016 violent crime rate in Clarke County was 81.69% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.086%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Clarke County increased by 3.23% from 2015 and increased by 30.61% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 49 to 64. In 2016 property crime rate in Clarke County was 75.81% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.688%.

How Clarke stands up against other counties

Clarke vs. Howard

You’ll be in more risk in Clarke compared to Howard county that had 3.02% lower crime rate compared to Clarke 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 Howard county.
Larceny rates of 3.0078 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 3.8577 in Howard county.

Names with the most arrests in Clarke

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Clarke, Iowa, the most crimes, that's 27.05% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 31-40. Felonies are committed more by men.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Clarke County is 0.77% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.12 daily crimes that occur in Clarke County.
  • Clarke, IA is more violent than Howard.
  • In Clarke County you have a 1 in 129 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Clarke, IA have increased by 5.88%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Clarke, IA

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  • Summary: Arrested was 23-year-old Katy Lynn Forsythe. Clarke County Law Enforcement is charging Forsythe with OPERATING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE 1ST OFFENSE, a Serious Misdemeanor, but She is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Clarke, Iowa found here may provide more information about this incident: Clarke County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 10-09-1992 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Malcolm Deangellils Wilson was arrested in Clarke, Iowa on charges of DOMESTIC ABUSE ASSAULT - BODILY INJURY - MENTAL which is a Serious Misdemeanor. He is 27 years old. Per the United States judicial system, Wilson is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Clarke County Law Enforcement.
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  • Summary: April Dawn Maeder was arrested in Clarke, Iowa on charges of UNAUTHORIZED USE OF CREDIT CARDS which is a Aggravated Misdemeanor. She is 34 years old. Per the United States judicial system, Maeder is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Clarke County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 07-11-1985 00:00:00
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  • Summary: 34-year-old Joshua Allen Smith, arrested in Clarke, Iowa for Driving While Barred-Habitual Offender. Driving While Barred-Habitual Offender is a Aggravated Misdemeanor offense, but everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Smith’s status may be obtained from the following: Clarke County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 08-09-1959 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Clarke, Iowa arrested Brian Wood Barber. Barber is 60 years old. He was charged with OPERATING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE 2ND OFFENSE.  All criminal suspects including Brian Wood Barber are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Clarke County Law Enforcement.

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