Morris County, KS Arrest Records

Morris County, KS is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.36 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Butler, Pottawatomie, Franklin, Jefferson, Miami counties in Kansas.
Morris County, KS property crime rate is 6.46 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 18 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 14.29% compared to 2015.

Morris County, KS Crime Rate

Total arrests in Morris County in 2016 decreased by 17.39% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 8 to 2 while non-violent crime decreased by 5.26% from 38 to 36.

5 Crimes In Morris County, KS in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 18
Burglary 15
Motor vehicle theft 3
Aggravated assault 2
Murder 0

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Morris County decreased by 75% from 2015 and decreased by 77.78% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 9 to 2. In 2016 violent crime rate in Morris County was 92.35% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.036%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Morris County decreased by 5.26% from 2015 and decreased by 37.93% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 58 to 36. In 2016 property crime rate in Morris County was 77.27% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.646%.

How Morris stands up against other counties

Morris vs. Washington

You’ll be in more risk in Morris compared to Washington county that had 28.6% lower crime rate compared to Morris county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.3589 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.7212 in Washington county.
Larceny rates of 3.2299 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 2.1637 in Washington county.

Names with the most arrests in Morris

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Morris, Kansas, the most crimes, that's 30.79% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 31-40. Felonies are committed more by men. Misdemeanor records are popular among white population of the county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Morris County is 0.79% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.87 daily crimes that occur in Morris County.
  • Morris, KS is more violent than Washington.
  • In Morris County you have a 1 in 147 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Morris, KS have decreased by 17.39%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Morris, KS

  • Aliases: KETTLEBOROUGH, CASEY LEE | KETTLEBOROUGH, CASEY LEE
  • Date of Birth: 12-22-1982 00:00:00
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  • Age: 37
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5'-9"
  • Weight: 285
  • Hair: Blond Or Strawberry
  • Eye: Green
  • Place of Birth: Kansas
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  • State: Kansas
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  • Summary: Morris County Law Enforcement arrested 37-year-old Casey Lee Kettleborough. The charge against Kettleborough is Domestic Battery - 1st convict; intent. bodily harm dating relationship or family/household member, Criminal threat, a Class B Misdemeanor. He weighs 285 with blond or strawberry hair and green eyes;  Kettleborough 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: Morris County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: SHAW, MATTHEW BRIAN | SHAW, MATTHEW BRIAN | SHAW, MATTHEW
  • Date of Birth: 12-01-1983 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 02-14-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 36
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6'-5"
  • Weight: 225
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Hazel
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  • Summary: 36-year-old Matthew Brian Shaw, arrested February 14, 2020 in Morris, Kansas for Criminal Possess weapon; Felon w/10 yr w/firearm, Circumvention of Ignition Interlock Device. Criminal Possess weapon; Felon w/10 yr w/firearm, Circumvention of Ignition Interlock Device is a Non Drug-Grid Severity Level 8 offense, but everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Shaw’s status may be obtained from the following: Morris County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: SPORLEDER, LAYNE ADAM-LEE | SPORLEDER, LAYNE ADAM-LEE | LAYNE,
  • Date of Birth: 07-29-1998 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 01-30-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 21
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5'-8"
  • Weight: 190
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kansas
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  • Summary: On January 30, 2020, Layne Adam-lee Sporleder, 21, was arrested by police near Morris, Kansas and charged with Poss of opiates,opium, narc drugs or desig stim. He is 5'-8" tall, weighs 190 and has blue eyes. Poss of opiates,opium, narc drugs or desig stim is a Drug-grid Severity Level 5, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Sporleder’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Morris County Law Enforcement
  • Aliases: READ, TYSON DEAN | READ, TYSON DEAN | READ,
  • Date of Birth: 06-26-1993 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 01-30-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 26
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6'-2"
  • Weight: 168
  • Hair: Blond Or Strawberry
  • Eye: Green
  • Place of Birth: Kansas
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Morris, Kansas arrested Tyson Dean Read on January 30, 2020. Read is 26 years old, weighs 168 with blond or strawberry hair and green eyes. He was charged with Theft;Obtain Control Prpty mt $1500, lt $25,000, Poss of Paraphernalia to Consume, Poss of opiates,opium, narc drugs or desig stim.  All criminal suspects including Tyson Dean Read are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Morris County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: BURNETT, DUSTIN RANDALL | BURNETT, DUSTIN RANDALL
  • Date of Birth: 08-29-1987 00:00:00
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  • Age: 32
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 0'-0"
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  • Summary: Dustin Randall Burnett was arrested in Morris, Kansas on charges of Theft;obtaining or exerting unauthorized control over property; more than $1,500 less than $25,000 which is a Non Drug-Grid Severity Level 9. He is 32 years old, 0'-0" tall, . Per the United States judicial system, Burnett is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Morris County Law Enforcement.

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