Rowan County, KY Arrest Records

Rowan County, KY is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.33 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.
Rowan County, KY property crime rate is 2.49 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 43 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 34.38% compared to 2015.

Rowan County, KY Crime Rate

Total arrests in Rowan County in 2016 increased by 21.05% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 5 to 8 while non-violent crime increased by 17.31% from 52 to 61.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 43
Burglary 13
Aggravated assault 6
Motor vehicle theft 5
Revised rape 1

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Rowan County increased by 60% from 2015 and increased by 100% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 4 to 8. In 2016 violent crime rate in Rowan County was 93.03% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.033%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Rowan County increased by 17.31% from 2015 and increased by 38.64% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 44 to 61. In 2016 property crime rate in Rowan County was 91.22% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.249%.

How Rowan stands up against other counties

Rowan vs. Ohio

You’ll be in more safety in Rowan compared to Ohio county that had 43.91% higher crime rate compared to Rowan county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0409 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0410 in Ohio county.
Larceny rates of 1.7586 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.3947 in Ohio county.

Rowan vs. Lincoln

You’ll be in more risk in Rowan compared to Lincoln county that had 8.4% lower crime rate compared to Rowan county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.2454 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0821 in Lincoln county.
Larceny rates of 1.7586 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.6565 in Lincoln county.

Names with the most arrests in Rowan

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Rowan, Kentucky, the most crimes, that's 35.28% 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 Rowan County is 0.91% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.77 daily crimes that occur in Rowan County.
  • Rowan, KY is safer than Ohio.
  • In Rowan County you have a 1 in 354 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Rowan, KY have increased by 21.05%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Rowan, KY

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  • Arrest Date: 07-11-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 24
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 185 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: WEST LIBERTY , KY
  • State: Kentucky
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  • Booking Date: 2020-07-11 07:28:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of TRAFF IN CONT SUB, 1ST DEGREE, 1ST OFF - (> OR = 2 GMS METHAMPHETAMINE), DRUG PARAPHERNALIA - BUY/POSSESS on July 11, 2020 was Benjamin Swiger. The 24-year-old Swiger was arrested by Rowan County Law Enforcement. He is 6' 3" tall, weighs 185 lbs and has brown eyes. Bond was set at unknown amount for the charge because Swiger is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Rowan County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 07-11-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 22
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 7"
  • Weight: 185 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Green
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: GEORGETOWN, KY
  • State: Kentucky
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  • Booking Date: 2020-07-11 03:35:00
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  • Summary: Rowan County Law Enforcement arrested 22-year-old Travis Shrout on July 11, 2020. The charge against Shrout is ASSAULT, 4TH DEGREE (DOMESTIC VIOLENCE) MINOR INJURY, CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 2ND DEGREE. He weighs 185 lbs with brown hair and green eyes;  Shrout 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: Rowan County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 07-11-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 46
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 9"
  • Weight: 227 lbs
  • Hair: Blond/strawberry
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: FRENCHBURG, KY
  • State: Kentucky
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  • Booking Date: 2020-07-11 12:35:00
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  • Summary: On July 11, 2020, William Kaufhold, 46, was arrested by police near Rowan, Kentucky and charged with SEXUAL ABUSE, 1ST DEGREE, VICTIM U/12 YEARS OF AGE, SODOMY, 1ST DEGREE - VICTIM <12 YRS OF AGE, RAPE, 1ST DEGREE - VICTIM <12 YEARS OF AGE, STRANGULATION 1ST DEGREE, SEXUAL ABUSE, 1ST DEGREE. He is 5' 9" tall, weighs 227 lbs and has blue eyes. SEXUAL ABUSE, 1ST DEGREE, VICTIM U/12 YEARS OF AGE, SODOMY, 1ST DEGREE - VICTIM <12 YRS OF AGE, RAPE, 1ST DEGREE - VICTIM <12 YEARS OF AGE, STRANGULATION 1ST DEGREE, SEXUAL ABUSE, 1ST DEGREE, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Kaufhold’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Rowan County Law Enforcement
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  • Arrest Date: 07-11-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 38
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 220 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: SALYERSVILLE, KY
  • State: Kentucky
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  • Booking Date: 2020-07-11 02:21:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of FAILURE TO APPEAR, REAR LICENSE NOT ILLUMINATED, OPERATING ON SUS OR REV OPER LICENSE on July 11, 2020 was Michael Young. The 38-year-old Young was arrested by Rowan County Law Enforcement. He is 6' 1" tall, weighs 220 lbs and has brown eyes. Bond was set at unknown amount for the charge because Young is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Rowan County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 07-10-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 46
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 8"
  • Weight: 150 lbs
  • Hair: Bald
  • Eye: Green
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: MOREHEAD, KY
  • State: Kentucky
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  • Booking Date: 2020-07-10 20:55:00
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  • Summary: Rowan County Law Enforcement arrested 46-year-old Carlton Jeffery on July 10, 2020. The charge against Jeffery is VIOLATION OF A KENTUCKY EPO/DVO. He weighs 150 lbs with bald hair and green eyes;  Jeffery 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: Rowan County Law Enforcement.