Butler County, KY Arrest Records

Butler County, KY is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.23 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, Daviess counties in Kentucky.
Butler County, KY property crime rate is 3.50 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 19 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 90.00% compared to 2015.

Butler County, KY Crime Rate

Total arrests in Butler County in 2016 decreased by 0% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 3 to 3 while non-violent crime decreased by 0% from 45 to 45.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 19
Burglary 19
Motor vehicle theft 7
Aggravated assault 3
Arson 1

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Butler County decreased by 0% from 2015 and decreased by 50% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 6 to 3. In 2016 violent crime rate in Butler County was 95.02% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.023%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Butler County decreased by 0% from 2015 and increased by 4.65% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 43 to 45. In 2016 property crime rate in Butler County was 87.67% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.35%.

How Butler stands up against other counties

Butler vs. Magoffin

You’ll be in more risk in Butler compared to Magoffin county that had 66.24% lower crime rate compared to Butler 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 Magoffin county.
Larceny rates of 1.4792 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.4730 in Magoffin county.

Butler vs. Caldwell

You’ll be in more safety in Butler compared to Caldwell county that had 38.4% higher crime rate compared to Butler 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 Caldwell county.
Burglary rates of 1.4792 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 2.4666 in Caldwell county.

Names with the most arrests in Butler

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Butler, Kentucky, the most crimes, that's 34.01% 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 asian or pacific islander population of the county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Butler County is 0.89% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.02 daily crimes that occur in Butler County.
  • Butler, KY is more violent than Magoffin.
  • In Butler County you have a 1 in 268 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Butler, KY have decreased by 0%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Butler, KY

  • Aliases: JERRY WILLIAMS; JERRY R WILLIAMS
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  • Age: 24
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6' 00"
  • Weight: 150
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Russellville Office - Logan County
  • Summary: Jerry R Williams was arrested in Butler, Kentucky on charges of THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION > $500 AND < $10,000 which is a D. He is 24 years old, 6' 00" tall, with brown hair, brown eyes and weighs 150 pounds. Per the United States judicial system, Williams is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Butler County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: TRAVIS WEST; TRAVIS LEE WEST
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  • Age: 40
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 185
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Russellville Office - Logan County
  • Summary: Arrested was 40-year-old Travis Lee West who is 5' 11" tall, weighs 185 and has brown eyes. Butler County Law Enforcement is charging West with CRIMINAL MISCHIEF, 1ST DEGREE, THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION > $500 AND < $10,000, POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-METHAMPHETAMINE, RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY > $500 AND < $10,000, a D, but He is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Butler, Kentucky found here may provide more information about this incident: Butler County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: BRIAN TOMES; BRIAN K TOMES; BRIAN KYLE TOMES
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  • Age: 40
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 09"
  • Weight: 250
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Russellville Office - Logan County
  • Summary: Butler County Law Enforcement arrested 40-year-old Brian Kyle Tomes for POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-DRUG UNSPECIFIED, RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY > $500 AND < $10,000, POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-METHAMPHETAMINE in Butler, Kentucky. He is 5' 09" tall, weighs 250 and has blue eyes. POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-DRUG UNSPECIFIED, RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY > $500 AND < $10,000, POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-METHAMPHETAMINE is a D offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Tomes may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Butler County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: CODY SWIFT; CODY JASON SWIFT
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  • Age: 25
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 07"
  • Weight: 161
  • Hair: Sandy
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Russellville Office - Logan County
  • Summary: 25-year-old Cody Swift, arrested in Butler, Kentucky for UNLAWFUL TRANSACTION W/MINOR-2ND DEGREE, CUSTODIAL INTERFERENCE-FELONY, RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY > $500 AND < $10,000. UNLAWFUL TRANSACTION W/MINOR-2ND DEGREE, CUSTODIAL INTERFERENCE-FELONY, RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY > $500 AND < $10,000 is a D offense, but everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Swift’s status may be obtained from the following: Butler County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: ALLEN SPIEKHOUR; RICH SPIEKHOURT; RICHARD SPIEKHOUT; RICHARD ALLEN SPIEKHOUT II; RICHARD SPIEKOUT
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  • Age: 51
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 07"
  • Weight: 140
  • Hair: Blond Or Strawberry
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Russellville Office - Logan County
  • Summary: Richard Spiekhout was arrested. He is 51 years old, 5' 07" tall, weighs 140 and has blue eyes. Spiekhout is charged with MANUFACTURING METHAMPHETAMINE 1ST OFFENSE, POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-DRUG UNSPECIFIED, MANUFACTURING METHAMPHETAMINE, 1ST OFF by police near Butler, Kentucky. MANUFACTURING METHAMPHETAMINE 1ST OFFENSE, POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-DRUG UNSPECIFIED, MANUFACTURING METHAMPHETAMINE, 1ST OFF is a CLASS-B 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: Butler County Law Enforcement.

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