Wayne County, KY Arrest Records

Wayne County, KY is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.24 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.
Wayne County, KY property crime rate is 2.88 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 24 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 200.00% compared to 2015.

Wayne County, KY Crime Rate

Total arrests in Wayne County in 2016 increased by 82.86% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 1 to 5 while non-violent crime increased by 73.53% from 34 to 59.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 24
Burglary 23
Motor vehicle theft 12
Aggravated assault 3
Robbery 2

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Wayne County increased by 400% from 2015. In 2016 violent crime rate in Wayne County was 94.79% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.024%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Wayne County increased by 73.53% from 2015. In 2016 property crime rate in Wayne County was 89.85% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.288%.

How Wayne stands up against other counties

Wayne vs. Allen

You’ll be in more safety in Wayne compared to Allen county that had 118.41% higher crime rate compared to Wayne 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 0.0485 in Allen county.
Burglary rates of 1.1245 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 2.7144 in Allen county.

Wayne vs. Clay

You’ll be in more safety in Wayne compared to Clay county that had 83.13% higher crime rate compared to Wayne 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 0.0482 in Clay county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.5867 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.3965 in Clay county.

Names with the most arrests in Wayne

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Wayne, Kentucky, the most crimes, that's 39.76% 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 Wayne County is 0.91% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.86 daily crimes that occur in Wayne County.
  • Wayne, KY is safer than Allen.
  • In Wayne County you have a 1 in 320 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Wayne, KY have increased by 82.86%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Wayne, KY

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  • Arrest Date: 08-24-2017 12:00:00
  • Age: 25
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 153 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: MONTICELLO, KY
  • State: Kentucky
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  • Booking Date: 2017-08-24 19:41:00
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  • Summary: On August 24, 2017, Zachary E Lair, 25, was arrested by police near Wayne, Kentucky and charged with FAILURE TO APPEAR. He is 6' 3" tall, weighs 153 lbs and has blue eyes. FAILURE TO APPEAR, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Lair’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Wayne County Law Enforcement
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  • Arrest Date: 08-07-2017 12:00:00
  • Age: 25
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 153 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: MONTICELLO, KY
  • State: Kentucky
  • Total Bond: 1000
  • Booking Date: 2017-08-07 19:19:00
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Wayne, Kentucky arrested Zachary E Lair on August 07, 2017. Lair is 25 years old, weighs 153 lbs with brown hair and blue eyes. He was charged with DISORDERLY CONDUCT, 2ND DEGREE, CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 3RD DEGREE, PUBLIC INTOXICATION-CONTROLL SUB(EXCLUDES ALCOHOL).  All criminal suspects including Zachary E Lair are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Wayne County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 08-14-2017 12:00:00
  • Age: 28
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 200 lbs
  • Hair: Blond/strawberry
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: MONTICELLO, KY
  • State: Kentucky
  • Total Bond: 250
  • Booking Date: 2017-08-14 15:00:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on August 14, 2017 was 28-year-old Kenneth B Lair who is 5' 11" tall, weighs 200 lbs and has blue eyes. Wayne County Law Enforcement is charging Lair with OPER MTR VEHICLE U/INFLUENCE ALC/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST OFF, LICENSE TO BE IN POSSESSION, FAILURE TO OR IMPROPER SIGNAL, FAILURE TO WEAR SEAT BELTS, CONTEMPT OF COURT LIBEL/SLANDER RESISTANC TO ORDER, FAILURE TO APPEAR, but He is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Wayne, Kentucky found here may provide more information about this incident: Wayne County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 08-11-2017 12:00:00
  • Age: 60
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 220 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Green
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: SHEPHERDVILLE, KY
  • State: Kentucky
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  • Booking Date: 2017-08-11 14:55:00
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  • Summary: On August 11, 2017, Wayne County Law Enforcement arrested 60-year-old Charles Edmund Kresen for NON PAYMENT OF FINES in Wayne, Kentucky. He is 6' 2" tall, weighs 220 lbs and has green eyes. NON PAYMENT OF FINES is a offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Kresen may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Wayne County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 08-24-2017 12:00:00
  • Age: 25
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 6"
  • Weight: 130 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
  • Address: MONTICLLO, KY
  • State: Kentucky
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  • Booking Date: 2017-08-24 15:36:08
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  • Summary: 25-year-old Christian E King, arrested August 24, 2017 in Wayne, Kentucky for TBUT OR DISP ALL OTHERS $500 OR MORE BUT U/$10,000, CRIMINAL MISCHIEF 3RD DEGREE, BURGLARY, 3RD DEGREE, PERSISTENT FELONY OFFENDER II. Everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about King’s status may be obtained from the following: Wayne County Law Enforcement.