Letcher County, KY Arrest Records

Letcher County, KY is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.26 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.
Letcher County, KY property crime rate is 0.97 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 12 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 45.45% compared to 2015.

Letcher County, KY Crime Rate

Total arrests in Letcher County in 2016 decreased by 36.36% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 4 to 6 while non-violent crime decreased by 45% from 40 to 22.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 12
Burglary 7
Aggravated assault 3
Motor vehicle theft 3
Revised rape 2

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Letcher County increased by 50% from 2015 and increased by 200% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 2 to 6. In 2016 violent crime rate in Letcher County was 94.39% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.026%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Letcher County decreased by 45% from 2015 and decreased by 55.1% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 49 to 22. In 2016 property crime rate in Letcher County was 96.6% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.097%.

How Letcher stands up against other counties

Letcher vs. Johnson

You’ll be in more safety in Letcher compared to Johnson county that had 112.37% higher crime rate compared to Letcher 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 Johnson county.
Burglary rates of 0.3074 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.4352 in Johnson county.

Letcher vs. Anderson

You’ll be in more safety in Letcher compared to Anderson county that had 90.87% higher crime rate compared to Letcher county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0439 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0903 in Anderson county.
Arson rates of 0.0439 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Anderson county.

Names with the most arrests in Letcher

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Letcher, Kentucky, the most crimes, that's 45.02% 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 Letcher County is 0.96% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.34 daily crimes that occur in Letcher County.
  • Letcher, KY is safer than Johnson.
  • In Letcher County you have a 1 in 813 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Letcher, KY have decreased by 36.36%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Letcher, KY

  • Aliases: EMMALENE HOLBROOK
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  • Age: 34
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Weight: 000
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  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • Location: Whitesburg Office - Letcher County
  • Summary: Police in the area of Letcher, Kentucky arrested Emmalene Holbrook. Holbrook is 34 years old, weighs 000 with unknown hair and unknown eyes. She was charged with FLEEING OR EVADING POLICE - 1ST OFFENSE, FLEEING OR EVADING POLICE, 1ST DEGREE (ON FOOT), FAILURE OF NON-OWNER OP TO MAINTAIN REQ INS/SEC, 2ND OFF, LICENSE TO BE IN POSSESSION (MISDEMEANOR), BAIL JUMPING-2ND DEGREE (MISDEMEANOR).  All criminal suspects including Emmalene Holbrook are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Letcher County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: MICHAEL GIBSON
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  • Age: 34
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • Location: Whitesburg Office - Letcher County
  • Summary: Michael Gibson was arrested in Letcher, Kentucky on charges of FLAGRANT NON SUPPORT which is a D. He is 34 years old, ' " tall, with unknown hair, unknown eyes. Per the United States judicial system, Gibson is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Letcher County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: BIANCA COLLINS
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  • Age: 27
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Weight: 000
  • Hair: Unknown
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  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • Location: Whitesburg Office - Letcher County
  • Summary: Arrested was 27-year-old Bianca Collins who is 0' 00" tall, weighs 000 and has unknown eyes. Letcher County Law Enforcement is charging Collins with THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION > $10,000, a CLASS-C FELONY, but She is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Letcher, Kentucky found here may provide more information about this incident: Letcher County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: ASHLEY BELCHER; ASHLEY RENEE BELCHER; ASHLEY RENEE HOGG
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  • Age: 35
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 01"
  • Weight: 150
  • Hair: Red Or Auburn
  • Eye: Green
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • Location: Whitesburg Office - Letcher County
  • Summary: Letcher County Law Enforcement arrested 35-year-old Ashley Belcher for FLAGRANT NON SUPPORT in Letcher, Kentucky. She is 5' 01" tall, weighs 150 and has green eyes. FLAGRANT NON SUPPORT is a D offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Belcher may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Letcher County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: DENVER GAGE MADDOX; DENVER GAGE DEONTAY MADDOX
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  • Age: 25
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 04"
  • Weight: 140
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • Location: District 11 - Prestonsburg, Floyd County
  • Summary: Letcher County Law Enforcement arrested 25-year-old Denver Gage Maddox for BAIL JUMPING-1ST DEGREE, FAILURE TO COMPLY W/SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION (1ST OFF) in Letcher, Kentucky. He is 5' 04" tall, weighs 140 and has blue eyes. BAIL JUMPING-1ST DEGREE, FAILURE TO COMPLY W/SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION (1ST OFF) is a D offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Maddox may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Letcher County Law Enforcement.

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