Ottawa County, KS Arrest Records

Ottawa County, KS is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.17 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Shawnee, Butler, Pottawatomie, Johnson, Franklin counties in Kansas.
Ottawa County, KS property crime rate is 11.49 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 46 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 58.62% compared to 2015.

Ottawa County, KS Crime Rate

Total arrests in Ottawa County in 2016 increased by 30.19% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 4 to 1 while non-violent crime increased by 38.78% from 49 to 68.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 46
Burglary 19
Motor vehicle theft 3
Aggravated assault 1
Murder 0

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Ottawa County decreased by 75% from 2015. In 2016 violent crime rate in Ottawa County was 96.4% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.017%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Ottawa County increased by 38.78% from 2015. In 2016 property crime rate in Ottawa County was 59.59% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.149%.

How Ottawa stands up against other counties

Ottawa vs. Gray

You’ll be in more safety in Ottawa compared to Gray county that had 29.39% higher crime rate compared to Ottawa 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 Gray county.
Burglary rates of 3.2095 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 6.4634 in Gray county.

Names with the most arrests in Ottawa

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Ottawa, Kansas, the most crimes, that's 29.88% 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 Ottawa County is 0.65% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 3.19 daily crimes that occur in Ottawa County.
  • In Ottawa County you have a 1 in 86 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Ottawa, KS have increased by 30.19%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Ottawa, KS

  • Aliases: RORTINA, JUSTIN MICHAEL | RORTINA, JUSTIN MICHAEL
  • Date of Birth: 05-11-1983 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 03-26-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 36
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5'-11"
  • Weight: 211
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Kansas
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  • State: Kansas
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  • Summary: Justin Michael Rortina was arrested on March 26, 2020 in Ottawa, Kansas on charges of Forgery-Mkng, altrng or endrsng any wrttn instrmnt, Theft;Obtain Control Prpty mt $1500, lt $25,000, Theft Loss of LT $1000, Burglary; Build nt used as dwell;excpt thft firerm, Theft prop/serv lt $1000 conv. 2 or more x, Theft;Prop. or Serv. by dec.value less than $1500, Obstruct Legal Process or Official Duty - felony which is a Non Drug-Grid Severity Level 8. He is 36 years old, 5'-11" tall, with brown hair, hazel eyes and weighs 211 pounds. Per the United States judicial system, Rortina is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Ottawa County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: BALTAZOR, DENNIS D
  • Date of Birth: 03-04-1971 00:00:00
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  • Age: 49
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5'-10"
  • Weight: 230
  • Hair: Blond Or Strawberry
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kansas
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  • Summary: Dennis D Baltazor, 49, was arrested by police near Ottawa, Kansas and charged with Opiates, Opium or narcotic drugs; Possession; 1st offense, Taxation; Drugs; Evidence of tax payment, Possession of opiates, opium, narcotic drugs or designated stimulants. He is 5'-10" tall, weighs 230 and has blue eyes. Opiates, Opium or narcotic drugs; Possession; 1st offense, Taxation; Drugs; Evidence of tax payment, Possession of opiates, opium, narcotic drugs or designated stimulants is a Drug-grid Severity Level 4, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Baltazor’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Ottawa County Law Enforcement
  • Aliases: WOODS, MICHAEL K
  • Date of Birth: 01-13-1996 00:00:00
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  • Age: 24
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5'-11"
  • Weight: 186
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Ottawa, Kansas arrested Michael K Woods. Woods is 24 years old, weighs 186 with brown hair and blue eyes. He was charged with Possession of opiates, opium, narcotic drugs or designated stimulants, Fleeing or attempt to elude a law enforcement officer; 3rd or more conviction, Burglary; Motor vehicle, aircraft, or other means of conveyance except for theft of firearm or sex. mot, Reckless Driving.  All criminal suspects including Michael K Woods are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Ottawa County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: WALTERS-SHEPERD, CHRISTIN LEE-ANN
  • Date of Birth: 09-07-1990 00:00:00
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  • Age: 29
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5'-3"
  • Weight: 121
  • Hair: Red/auburn
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Kansas
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  • Summary: Christin Lee-ann Walters-sheperd was arrested. She is 29 years old, 5'-3" tall, weighs 121 and has hazel eyes. Walters-sheperd is charged with Possession of opiates, opium, narcotic drugs or designated stimulants by police near Ottawa, Kansas. Possession of opiates, opium, narcotic drugs or designated stimulants is a Drug-grid Severity Level 5 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: Ottawa County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: STEWART, CALVIN RICHARD | STEWART, CALVIN RICHARD | CAL,
  • Date of Birth: 12-26-1970 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 12-23-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 48
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5'-10"
  • Weight: 162
  • Hair: Gray Or Partially Gray
  • Eye: Green
  • Place of Birth: Kansas
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  • Summary: On December 23, 2019, Calvin Richard Stewart, 48, was arrested by police near Ottawa, Kansas and charged with Forgery-Mkng, altrng or endrsng any wrttn instrmnt, Theft;Prop. or Serv. by dec.value less than $1500, Theft obt exert lt $1500 w/in 5 yrs 2 or more x, Agg Battery-Int, recklessly Bodly Hrm w/weapon. He is 5'-10" tall, weighs 162 and has green eyes. Forgery-Mkng, altrng or endrsng any wrttn instrmnt, Theft;Prop. or Serv. by dec.value less than $1500, Theft obt exert lt $1500 w/in 5 yrs 2 or more x, Agg Battery-Int, recklessly Bodly Hrm w/weapon is a Non Drug-Grid Severity Level 8, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Stewart’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Ottawa County Law Enforcement