Lafayette County, LA Arrest Records

Lafayette County, LA is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.28 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Jefferson, Tangipahoa, Calcasieu, Ouachita, Rapides counties in Louisiana.
Lafayette County, LA property crime rate is 6.75 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 1,134 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 4.14% compared to 2015.

Lafayette County, LA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Lafayette County in 2016 decreased by 6.01% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 330 to 309 while non-violent crime decreased by 5.95% from 1,732 to 1,629.

5 Crimes In Lafayette County, LA in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 1,134
Burglary 351
Aggravated assault 259
Motor vehicle theft 144
Robbery 31

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Lafayette County decreased by 6.36% from 2015 and decreased by 8.04% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 336 to 309. In 2016 violent crime rate in Lafayette County was 72.72% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.128%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Lafayette County decreased by 5.95% from 2015 and increased by 8.31% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,504 to 1,629. In 2016 property crime rate in Lafayette County was 76.26% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.675%.

How Lafayette stands up against other counties

Lafayette vs. Caddo

You’ll be in more risk in Lafayette compared to Caddo county that had 56.1% lower crime rate compared to Lafayette county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0414 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0080 in Caddo county.
Burglary rates of 1.4540 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.9042 in Caddo county.

Lafayette vs. Calcasieu

You’ll be in more safety in Lafayette compared to Calcasieu county that had 194.26% higher crime rate compared to Lafayette county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0373 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.2592 in Calcasieu county.
Arson rates of 0.0249 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0249 in Calcasieu county.

Names with the most arrests in Lafayette

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Lafayette, Louisiana, the most crimes, that's 37.87% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30. Felonies are committed more by men. Misdemeanor records are popular among black population of the county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lafayette County is 0.76% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.2 daily crimes that occur in Lafayette County.
  • Lafayette, LA is more violent than Caddo.
  • In Lafayette County you have a 1 in 125 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Lafayette, LA have decreased by 6.01%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Lafayette, LA

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  • Arrest Date: 07-09-2020 12:00:00
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  • Weight: 210 lbs
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  • Total Bond: 100000
  • Booking Date: 2020-07-09 00:00:00
  • Location: 2C-05B
  • Summary: Lane Merlin Domec, arrested July 09, 2020 in Lafayette, Louisiana for ATTP-MURDER/SECOND DEGREE. Everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Domec’s status may be obtained from the following: Lafayette County Law Enforcement.
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  • Height: 5'09 ft.
  • Weight: 147 lbs
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  • Total Bond: 2500
  • Booking Date: 2020-07-09 00:00:00
  • Location: 2A-09B
  • Summary: Traveque Shauntey Moore was arrested in Lafayette, Louisiana for DOMESTIC ABUSE BATTERY MISD on July 09, 2020.He is 5'09 ft. tall, weighs 147 lbs and has brown eyes. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Lafayette 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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  • Address: Arrest Date & Time: Jul 08, 2020 4:00 pm, Address/Block: Blk, Lafayette
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  • Summary: Keithan D Mouton was arrested in Lafayette, Louisiana on charges of Charge(s): Attp-Murder/First Degree ,. Keithan is 36 years old. Per the United States judicial system, Mouton is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Lafayette County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 07-08-2020 12:00:00
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  • Height: 5'07 ft.
  • Weight: 175 lbs
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  • Total Bond: 150000
  • Booking Date: 2020-07-08 00:00:00
  • Location: 2A-08B
  • Summary: Keithan Dwayne Mouton was arrested on July 08, 2020 in Lafayette, Louisiana on charges of ATTP-MURDER/FIRST DEGREE. He is 5'07 ft. tall, with black hair, brown eyes and weighs 175 lbs pounds. Per the United States judicial system, Mouton is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Lafayette County Law Enforcement.
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  • Height: 5'09 ft.
  • Weight: 165 lbs
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  • Booking Date: 2020-07-07 00:00:00
  • Location: 2A-11B
  • Summary: Sam Whitt was arrested in Lafayette, Louisiana for DOMESTIC ABUSE BATTERY MISD, SELF MUTILATION BY A PRISONER, WARRANT/BENCH WARRANT on July 07, 2020.He is 5'09 ft. tall, weighs 165 lbs and has blue eyes. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Lafayette County Law Enforcement and others with information about this arrest and related court dates can be contacted for updated information on this arrest.