Boyd County, KY Arrest Records

Boyd County, KY is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.25 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Boone, McCracken, Warren, Laurel, Bullitt counties in Kentucky.
Boyd County, KY property crime rate is 2.68 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 82 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 34.43% compared to 2015.

Boyd County, KY Crime Rate

Total arrests in Boyd County in 2016 increased by 36.89% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 13 to 12 while non-violent crime increased by 43.33% from 90 to 129.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 82
Burglary 38
Motor vehicle theft 9
Aggravated assault 7
Revised rape 3

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Boyd County decreased by 7.69% from 2015 and decreased by 52% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 25 to 12. In 2016 violent crime rate in Boyd County was 94.69% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.025%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Boyd County increased by 43.33% from 2015 and decreased by 27.93% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 179 to 129. In 2016 property crime rate in Boyd County was 90.57% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.268%.

How Boyd stands up against other counties

Boyd vs. Shelby

You’ll be in more safety in Boyd compared to Shelby county that had 193.49% higher crime rate compared to Boyd county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.1454 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.2370 in Shelby county.
Arson rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Shelby county.

Boyd vs. Henderson

You’ll be in more safety in Boyd compared to Henderson county that had 19.56% higher crime rate compared to Boyd county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0623 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0865 in Henderson county.
Larceny rates of 1.7036 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.5350 in Henderson county.

Names with the most arrests in Boyd

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Boyd, Kentucky, the most crimes, that's 33.7% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 31-40. Felonies are committed more by women. Misdemeanor records are popular among white population of the county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Boyd County is 0.91% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.8 daily crimes that occur in Boyd County.
  • Boyd, KY is safer than Shelby.
  • In Boyd County you have a 1 in 341 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Boyd, KY have increased by 36.89%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Boyd, KY

  • Aliases: WILLIAM BURCHETT; WILLIAM A BURCHETT
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  • Age: 32
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 10"
  • Weight: 141
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: District 15 - Catlettsburg, Boyd County
  • Summary: 32-year-old William Burchett, arrested in Boyd, Kentucky for TRAF CONT SUB-1ST DEG-1ST OFF-METHAMPHETAMINE (< 2 GRAMS), TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE, POSS CONT SUB-2ND DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-DRUG UNSP. TRAF CONT SUB-1ST DEG-1ST OFF-METHAMPHETAMINE (< 2 GRAMS), TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE, POSS CONT SUB-2ND DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-DRUG UNSP is a D offense, but everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Burchett’s status may be obtained from the following: Boyd County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 05-15-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 47
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 220 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: ASHLAND , KY
  • State: Kentucky
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  • Booking Date: 2020-05-15 01:55:00
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  • Summary: 47-year-old Michael D Kent, arrested May 15, 2020 in Boyd, Kentucky for TRAFF IN CONT SUB, 1ST DEGREE, 1ST OFF - (< 2 GMS METHAMPHETAMINE). Everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Kent’s status may be obtained from the following: Boyd County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 05-13-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 31
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 8"
  • Weight: 168 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: ASHLAND , KY
  • State: Kentucky
  • Total Bond: 2500
  • Booking Date: 2020-05-13 22:49:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of ASSAULT, 4TH DEGREE (MINOR INJURY) on May 13, 2020 was Zebadiah Thomas Thompson. The 31-year-old Thompson was arrested by Boyd County Law Enforcement. He is 5' 8" tall, weighs 168 lbs and has hazel eyes. Bond was set at unknown amount for the charge because Thompson is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Boyd County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 05-13-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 37
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 9"
  • Weight: 145 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: SANDY HOOK, KY
  • State: Kentucky
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  • Booking Date: 2020-05-14 01:32:00
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  • Summary: Boyd County Law Enforcement arrested 37-year-old Aaron David Salyer on May 13, 2020. The charge against Salyer is OPER MTR VEHICLE U/INFLUENCE ALC/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFF. He weighs 145 lbs with brown hair and brown eyes;  Salyer 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: Boyd County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 05-13-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 33
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 10"
  • Weight: 180 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: CATLETTSBURG , KY
  • State: Kentucky
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  • Booking Date: 2020-05-13 19:31:00
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  • Summary: On May 13, 2020, Kevin Ryan Kirk, 33, was arrested by police near Boyd, Kentucky and charged with SERVING PAROLE VIOLATION WARRANT. He is 5' 10" tall, weighs 180 lbs and has brown eyes. SERVING PAROLE VIOLATION WARRANT, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Kirk’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Boyd County Law Enforcement