Franklin County, KY Arrest Records

Franklin County, KY is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.32 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.
Franklin County, KY property crime rate is 5.16 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 170 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 37.10% compared to 2015.

Franklin County, KY Crime Rate

Total arrests in Franklin County in 2016 increased by 13.06% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 18 to 16 while non-violent crime increased by 14.98% from 227 to 261.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 170
Burglary 70
Motor vehicle theft 21
Aggravated assault 7
Robbery 4

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Franklin County decreased by 11.11% from 2015 and increased by 6.67% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 15 to 16. In 2016 violent crime rate in Franklin County was 93.26% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.032%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Franklin County increased by 14.98% from 2015 and decreased by 36.5% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 411 to 261. In 2016 property crime rate in Franklin County was 81.84% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.516%.

How Franklin stands up against other counties

Franklin vs. Jessamine

You’ll be in more risk in Franklin compared to Jessamine county that had 23.65% lower crime rate compared to Franklin county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.1384 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0764 in Jessamine county.
Burglary rates of 1.3845 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.7954 in Jessamine county.

Franklin vs. Boyd

You’ll be in more risk in Franklin compared to Boyd county that had 46.53% lower crime rate compared to Franklin county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0593 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0623 in Boyd county.
Larceny rates of 3.3623 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.7036 in Boyd county.

Names with the most arrests in Franklin

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Franklin, Kentucky, the most crimes, that's 29.85% 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 Franklin County is 0.83% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.5 daily crimes that occur in Franklin County.
  • Franklin, KY is more violent than Jessamine.
  • In Franklin County you have a 1 in 183 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Franklin, KY have increased by 13.06%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Franklin, KY

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  • Arrest Date: 06-30-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 37
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 160 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
  • Total Bond: 10000
  • Booking Date: 2020-06-30 01:05:00
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  • Summary: Robert Jerome Wilson was arrested on June 30, 2020. He is 37 years old, 5' 11" tall, weighs 160 lbs and has brown eyes. Wilson is charged with CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANC TO ORDER, POSS CONT SUB 1ST DEG, 1ST OFF (METHAMPHETAMINE), DRUG PARAPHERNALIA - BUY/POSSESS, PROBATION VIOLATION (FOR FELONY OFFENSE) by police near Franklin, 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: Franklin County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 06-30-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 36
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 5"
  • Weight: 95 lbs
  • Hair: Red/auburn
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
  • Total Bond: 500
  • Booking Date: 2020-06-30 04:01:00
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  • Summary: 36-year-old Ginger L Varney was arrested in Franklin, Kentucky for PUBLIC INTOXICATION-CONTROLL SUB(EXCLUDES ALCOHOL) on June 30, 2020.She is 5' 5" tall, weighs 95 lbs and has brown eyes. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Franklin County Law Enforcement and others with information about this arrest and related court dates can be contacted for updated information on this arrest.
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  • Arrest Date: 06-30-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 55
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 2"
  • Weight: 185 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
  • Total Bond: 1000
  • Booking Date: 2020-06-30 03:32:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of PUBLIC INTOXICATION-CONTROLL SUB(EXCLUDES ALCOHOL) on June 30, 2020 was Wendy Ruth Seymour. The 55-year-old Seymour was arrested by Franklin County Law Enforcement. She is 5' 2" tall, weighs 185 lbs and has blue eyes. Bond was set at unknown amount for the charge because Seymour is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Franklin County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 06-30-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 45
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 8"
  • Weight: 150 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • Booking Date: 2020-06-30 17:50:00
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  • Summary: Franklin County Law Enforcement arrested 45-year-old Shawn Lewis Long on June 30, 2020. The charge against Long is ASSAULT, 4TH DEGREE DATING VIOLENCE (MINOR INJURY), UNLAWFUL IMPRISONMENT - 2ND DEGREE. He weighs 150 lbs with brown hair and hazel eyes;  Long 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: Franklin County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 06-30-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 36
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 7"
  • Weight: 180 lbs
  • Hair: Blond/strawberry
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • Booking Date: 2020-06-30 05:35:00
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  • Summary: On June 30, 2020, Brian David Harris, 36, was arrested by police near Franklin, Kentucky and charged with CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANC TO ORDER, POSS CONT SUB 1ST DEG, 1ST OFF (METHAMPHETAMINE), POSS CONT SUB 1ST DEG 1ST OFF (HEROIN), DRUG PARAPHERNALIA - BUY/POSSESS, PROBATION VIOLATION (FOR FELONY OFFENSE), SHOCK PROBATION IN FELONY CONVICTIONS, BURGLARY, 2ND DEGREE, POSSESSION OF FIREARM BY CONVICTED FELON, PERSISTENT FELONY OFFENDER I, PUBLIC INTOXICATION-CONTROLL SUB(EXCLUDES ALCOHOL), RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY U/$10,000, POSS CONT SUB 1ST DEG 1ST OFF (DRUG UNSPECIFIED), PERSISTENT FELONY OFFENDER II. He is 5' 7" tall, weighs 180 lbs and has blue eyes. CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANC TO ORDER, POSS CONT SUB 1ST DEG, 1ST OFF (METHAMPHETAMINE), POSS CONT SUB 1ST DEG 1ST OFF (HEROIN), DRUG PARAPHERNALIA - BUY/POSSESS, PROBATION VIOLATION (FOR FELONY OFFENSE), SHOCK PROBATION IN FELONY CONVICTIONS, BURGLARY, 2ND DEGREE, POSSESSION OF FIREARM BY CONVICTED FELON, PERSISTENT FELONY OFFENDER I, PUBLIC INTOXICATION-CONTROLL SUB(EXCLUDES ALCOHOL), RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY U/$10,000, POSS CONT SUB 1ST DEG 1ST OFF (DRUG UNSPECIFIED), PERSISTENT FELONY OFFENDER II, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Harris’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Franklin County Law Enforcement

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