Wayne County, IA Arrest Records

Wayne County, IA is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.77 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.
Wayne County, IA property crime rate is 8.83 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 30 burglary related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 14.29% compared to 2015.

Wayne County, IA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Wayne County in 2016 decreased by 23.46% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 12 to 5 while non-violent crime decreased by 17.39% from 69 to 57.

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

Crime Arrests
Burglary 30
Larceny-theft 21
Motor vehicle theft 6
Aggravated assault 5
Murder 0

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Wayne County decreased by 58.33% from 2015 and increased by 25% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 4 to 5. In 2016 violent crime rate in Wayne County was 83.49% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.077%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Wayne County decreased by 17.39% from 2015 and increased by 119.23% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 26 to 57. In 2016 property crime rate in Wayne County was 68.92% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.883%.

How Wayne stands up against other counties

Wayne vs. Taylor

You’ll be in more risk in Wayne compared to Taylor county that had 53.12% lower crime rate compared to Wayne 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 Taylor county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.9299 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.8044 in Taylor county.

Wayne vs. Osceola

You’ll be in more safety in Wayne compared to Osceola county that had 9.83% higher crime rate compared to Wayne 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 Osceola county.
Burglary rates of 4.6497 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 2.9683 in Osceola county.

Names with the most arrests in Wayne

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Wayne, Iowa, the most crimes, that's 27.86% 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 Wayne County is 0.71% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.63 daily crimes that occur in Wayne County.
  • Wayne, IA is more violent than Taylor.
  • In Wayne County you have a 1 in 104 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Wayne, IA have decreased by 23.46%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Wayne, IA

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  • Date of Birth: 04-20-1998 00:00:00
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  • Summary: 22-year-old Brennen Meyer Weiland, arrested in Wayne, Iowa for Proh Acts-Mfg, Del, Consp, or Poss w/Int-Meth LT 5 gm. Proh Acts-Mfg, Del, Consp, or Poss w/Int-Meth LT 5 gm is a C Felony offense, but everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Weiland’s status may be obtained from the following: Wayne County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 03-05-1984 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Nicholas Adam Smith was arrested. He is 36 years old, . Smith is charged with ARSON 2ND DEGREE by police near Wayne, Iowa. ARSON 2ND DEGREE is a C 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: Wayne County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 08-30-1982 00:00:00
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  • Summary: 37-year-old Haley Ann Probasco was arrested in Wayne, Iowa for Possession of a Controlled Substance - 1st Offense. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Wayne County Law Enforcement and others with information about this arrest and related court dates can be contacted for updated information on this arrest.
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  • Age: 39
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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of THEFT 3RD DEGREE was Steven Earl Paxston. The 39-year-old Paxston was arrested by Wayne County Law Enforcement. Bond was set at unknown amount for the Aggravated Misdemeanor charge because Paxston is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Wayne County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 09-28-1997 00:00:00
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  • Summary: Wayne County Law Enforcement arrested 22-year-old Nash Stewart Ludwig. The charge against Ludwig is OPERATING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE 1ST OFFENSE, a Serious Misdemeanor.  Ludwig 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: Wayne County Law Enforcement.