Whitley County, KY Arrest Records

Whitley County, KY is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.19 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.
Whitley County, KY property crime rate is 4.16 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 68 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 29.90% compared to 2015.

Whitley County, KY Crime Rate

Total arrests in Whitley County in 2016 decreased by 30.22% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 12 to 7 while non-violent crime decreased by 29.58% from 213 to 150.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 68
Burglary 50
Motor vehicle theft 32
Aggravated assault 4
Robbery 3

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Whitley County decreased by 41.67% from 2015 and decreased by 12.5% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 8 to 7. In 2016 violent crime rate in Whitley County was 95.87% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.019%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Whitley County decreased by 29.58% from 2015 and decreased by 25% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 200 to 150. In 2016 property crime rate in Whitley County was 85.38% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.416%.

How Whitley stands up against other counties

Whitley vs. Greenup

You’ll be in more risk in Whitley compared to Greenup county that had 70.53% lower crime rate compared to Whitley county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0831 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Greenup county.
Arson rates of 0.0554 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0279 in Greenup county.

Whitley vs. Clark

You’ll be in more safety in Whitley compared to Clark county that had 38% higher crime rate compared to Whitley county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0831 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0279 in Clark county.
Arson rates of 0.0554 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Clark county.

Names with the most arrests in Whitley

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Whitley, Kentucky, the most crimes, that's 33.27% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 31-40. Felonies are committed more by women.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Whitley County is 0.87% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.19 daily crimes that occur in Whitley County.
  • Whitley, KY is more violent than Greenup.
  • In Whitley County you have a 1 in 230 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Whitley, KY have decreased by 30.22%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Whitley, KY

  • Aliases: ROLAND BALL; ROLAND WAYNE BALL
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  • Age: 38
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 10"
  • Weight: 220
  • Hair: Blue
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: District 20 - Somerset, Pulaski County
  • Summary: Whitley County Law Enforcement arrested 38-year-old Roland Ball for FLEEING OR EVADING POLICE, 1ST DEGREE (MOTOR VEHICLE), WANTON ENDANGERMENT-1ST DEGREE, OPER MTR VEH U/INFLU ALC/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST (MISDEMEANOR), POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-METHAMPHETAMINE in Whitley, Kentucky. He is 5' 10" tall, weighs 220 and has brown eyes. FLEEING OR EVADING POLICE, 1ST DEGREE (MOTOR VEHICLE), WANTON ENDANGERMENT-1ST DEGREE, OPER MTR VEH U/INFLU ALC/DRUGS/ETC. .08 - 1ST (MISDEMEANOR), 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 Ball may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Whitley County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: JORDAN BALL; JORDAN J BALL; JORDAN JAMES BALL; JORDAN JAMES DAILY
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  • Age: 33
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6' 03"
  • Weight: 250
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: District 20 - Somerset, Pulaski County
  • Summary: Whitley County Law Enforcement arrested 33-year-old Jordan Ball. The charge against Ball is THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION > $500 AND < $10,000, a D. He weighs 250 with brown hair and blue eyes;  Ball 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: Whitley County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: SHANE CANADA; SHANNON CANADA; SHANNON MANUEL CANADA
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  • Age: 31
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6' 01"
  • Weight: 235
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Williamsburg Office - Whitley County
  • Summary: Arrested on charges of BURGLARY, 3RD DEGREE, THEFT BY UNLAWFUL TAKING OR DISPOSITION > $500 AND < $10,000, POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-DRUG UNSPECIFIED, TRAF CONT SUB-2ND DEG-1ST OFF- SCH III CONT. SUB(< 20 UNITS) was Shannon Canada. The 31-year-old Canada was arrested by Whitley County Law Enforcement. He is 6' 01" tall, weighs 235 and has blue eyes. Bond was set at unknown amount for the D charge because Canada is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Whitley County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: CRUZ BLAYLOCK
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  • Age: 29
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 0' 00"
  • Weight: 000
  • Hair: Unknown
  • Eye: Unknown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Williamsburg Office - Whitley County
  • Summary: Whitley County Law Enforcement arrested 29-year-old Cruz Blaylock. The charge against Blaylock is POSS CONT SUB-1ST DEGREE-1ST OFFENSE-METHAMPHETAMINE, a D. He weighs 000 with unknown hair and unknown eyes;  Blaylock 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: Whitley County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: JARED BARTON
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  • Age: 26
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 0' 00"
  • Weight: 000
  • Hair: Unknown
  • Eye: Unknown
  • Place of Birth: Kentucky
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  • State: Kentucky
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  • Location: Williamsburg Office - Whitley County
  • Summary: Jared Barton, 26, was arrested by police near Whitley, Kentucky and charged with OTHER STATE OFFENSE. He is 0' 00" tall, weighs 000 and has unknown eyes. OTHER STATE OFFENSE is a U, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Barton’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Whitley County Law Enforcement