Bell County, KY Arrest Records

Bell County, KY is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.44 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Boone, McCracken, Laurel, Bullitt, Pulaski counties in Kentucky.
Bell County, KY property crime rate is 5.49 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 95 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 31.65% compared to 2015.

Bell County, KY Crime Rate

Total arrests in Bell County in 2016 decreased by 36.61% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 21 to 12 while non-violent crime decreased by 36.05% from 233 to 149.

5 Crimes In Bell County, KY in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 95
Burglary 41
Motor vehicle theft 13
Aggravated assault 10
Arson 2

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Bell County decreased by 42.86% from 2015 and decreased by 20% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 15 to 12. In 2016 violent crime rate in Bell County was 90.57% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.044%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Bell County decreased by 36.05% from 2015 and decreased by 9.7% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 165 to 149. In 2016 property crime rate in Bell County was 80.67% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.549%.

How Bell stands up against other counties

Bell vs. Harlan

You’ll be in more risk in Bell compared to Harlan county that had 87.6% lower crime rate compared to Bell 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 Harlan county.
Larceny rates of 3.5033 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.4785 in Harlan county.

Bell vs. Carter

You’ll be in more risk in Bell compared to Carter county that had 77.58% lower crime rate compared to Bell county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0369 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.1479 in Carter county.
Burglary rates of 1.5120 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.4807 in Carter county.

Names with the most arrests in Bell

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Bell, Kentucky, the most crimes, that's 34.29% 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 Bell County is 0.82% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.63 daily crimes that occur in Bell County.
  • Bell, KY is more violent than Harlan.
  • In Bell County you have a 1 in 168 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Bell, KY have decreased by 36.61%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Bell, KY

  • Aliases: BRUCE BROUGHTON; BRUCE E BROUGHTON; BRUCE ERIC BROUGHTON
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  • Age: 39
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6' 02"
  • Weight: 180
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: District 10 - London, Laurel County
  • Summary: Police in the area of Bell, Kentucky arrested Bruce E Broughton. Broughton is 39 years old, weighs 180 with brown hair and brown eyes. He was charged with TRAF CONT SUB-1ST DEG-1ST OFF-METHAMPHETAMINE (< 2 GRAMS), FLAGRANT NON SUPPORT.  All criminal suspects including Bruce E Broughton are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Bell County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 06-30-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 41
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Black
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  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 300 lbs
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: MIDDLEBORO, KY
  • State: Kentucky
  • Total Bond: 148.5
  • Booking Date: 2020-06-30 00:54:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on June 30, 2020 was 41-year-old Dain Morrison who is 6' 0" tall, weighs 300 lbs and has brown eyes. Bell County Law Enforcement is charging Morrison with SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT/ $148.50 PAY OR STAY, REAR LICENSE NOT ILLUMINATED, OPERATING ON SUS OR REV OPER LICENSE, FAILURE OF OWNER TO MAINTAIN REQUIRED INS/SEC, 1ST OFF, TRAFF IN CONT SUB, 1ST DEGREE, 2ND OR > - (> OR = 2GMS METHAMPHETAMINE), POSSESSION OF HANDGUN BY CONVICTED FELON, but He is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Bell, Kentucky found here may provide more information about this incident: Bell County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 06-29-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 18
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: Black
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  • Height: 5' 2"
  • Weight: 120 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: MIDDLESBORO, KY
  • State: Kentucky
  • Total Bond: 10000
  • Booking Date: 2020-06-29 02:26:00
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  • Summary: Jaiden Williams was arrested on June 29, 2020. She is 18 years old, 5' 2" tall, weighs 120 lbs and has brown eyes. Williams is charged with ASSAULT, 4TH DEGREE (MINOR INJURY), BURGLARY, 2ND DEGREE by police near Bell, Kentucky. 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: Bell County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 06-28-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 53
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 5"
  • Weight: 145 lbs
  • Hair: Bald
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: PINEVILLE, KY
  • State: Kentucky
  • Total Bond: 250
  • Booking Date: 2020-06-28 14:06:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of B/W FAILIRE TO PAY - Release if paid $250.00 restitution, B/W FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH HOMW INCARCERATION on June 28, 2020 was Roger Grubbs. The 53-year-old Grubbs was arrested by Bell County Law Enforcement. He is 5' 5" tall, weighs 145 lbs and has hazel eyes. Bond was set at unknown amount for the charge because Grubbs is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Bell County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 06-27-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 24
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: MIDDLESBORO, KY
  • State: Kentucky
  • Total Bond: 600
  • Booking Date: 2020-06-27 21:47:00
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  • Summary: On June 27, 2020, Bell County Law Enforcement arrested 24-year-old Mariah Phelps for SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT in Bell, Kentucky. She weighs 0 lbs. SERVING BENCH WARRANT FOR COURT is a offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Phelps may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Bell County Law Enforcement.