Desoto County, MS Arrest Records

Desoto County, MS is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.20 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Jones, Jackson, Panola, Lamar, Harrison counties in Mississippi.
Desoto County, MS property crime rate is 2.59 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 238 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 5.31% compared to 2015.

Desoto County, MS Crime Rate

Total arrests in Desoto County in 2016 increased by 5.15% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 31 to 36 while non-violent crime increased by 4.37% from 435 to 454.

5 Crimes In Desoto County, MS in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 238
Burglary 200
Aggravated assault 27
Motor vehicle theft 16
Robbery 6

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Desoto County increased by 16.13% from 2015. In 2016 violent crime rate in Desoto County was 95.63% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.02%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Desoto County increased by 4.37% from 2015. In 2016 property crime rate in Desoto County was 90.9% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.259%.

How Desoto stands up against other counties

Desoto vs. Rankin

You’ll be in more safety in Desoto compared to Rankin county that had 56.98% higher crime rate compared to Desoto county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0200 in Rankin county.
Arson rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0266 in Rankin county.

Desoto vs. Harrison

You’ll be in more safety in Desoto compared to Harrison county that had 89.57% higher crime rate compared to Desoto county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0492 in Harrison county.
Arson rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0443 in Harrison county.

Names with the most arrests in Desoto

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Desoto, Mississippi, the most crimes, that's 31.61% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 31-40.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Desoto County is 0.92% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.76 daily crimes that occur in Desoto County.
  • Desoto, MS is safer than Rankin.
  • In Desoto County you have a 1 in 358 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Desoto, MS have increased by 5.15%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Desoto, MS

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  • Arrest Date: 06-25-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 42
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Black
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  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 300 lbs
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
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  • Booking Date: 2020-06-25 15:46:59
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  • Summary: On June 25, 2020, Johnny Mack Scott, 42, was arrested by police near DeSoto, Mississippi and charged with FELONY POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE. He is 6' 5" tall, weighs 300 lbs and has brown eyes. FELONY POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Scott’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: DeSoto County Law Enforcement
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  • Arrest Date: 06-20-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 37
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: Black
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  • Height: 5' 4"
  • Weight: 135 lbs
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Mississippi
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  • Total Bond: 1500
  • Booking Date: 2020-06-20 00:06:00
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  • Summary: Police in the area of DeSoto, Mississippi arrested Roxanne Sheleice Savage on June 20, 2020. Savage is 37 years old, weighs 135 lbs with black hair and brown eyes. She was charged with DRIVERS LICENSE - NONE OR EXPIRED, DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE-1ST OFFENSE, EQUIPMENT, IMPROPER - DRIVING WITHOUT HEADLIGHTS/TAIL, POSSESSION OF PARAPHERNALIA.  All criminal suspects including Roxanne Sheleice Savage are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: DeSoto County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 06-22-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 27
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: Black
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  • Height: 5' 0"
  • Weight: 92 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
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  • Total Bond: 1000
  • Booking Date: 2020-06-22 20:41:32
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  • Summary: Jalissa Jade Saulsberry was arrested on June 22, 2020 in DeSoto, Mississippi on charges of PHONE CALL, HARASSING, TRESPASSING. She is 27 years old, 5' 0" tall, with brown hair, brown eyes and weighs 92 lbs pounds. Per the United States judicial system, Saulsberry is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at DeSoto County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 07-07-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 20
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Black
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  • Height: 5' 0"
  • Weight: 200 lbs
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Mississippi
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  • Total Bond: 12000
  • Booking Date: 2020-07-07 22:30:43
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  • Summary: Arrested on July 07, 2020 was 20-year-old Anthony Jamal Saulsberry who is 5' 0" tall, weighs 200 lbs and has brown eyes. DeSoto County Law Enforcement is charging Saulsberry with CONTEMPT OF COURT, VIOLATION OF PROBATION, ASSAULT,PHYSICAL FEAR, but He is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near DeSoto, Mississippi found here may provide more information about this incident: DeSoto County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 07-02-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 34
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Black
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  • Height: 5' 7"
  • Weight: 150 lbs
  • Hair: Black
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Mississippi
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  • Total Bond: 500
  • Booking Date: 2020-07-02 09:14:42
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  • Summary: On July 02, 2020, DeSoto County Law Enforcement arrested 34-year-old Toney Sanders for MALICIOUS MISCHIEF (MISD) in DeSoto, Mississippi. He is 5' 7" tall, weighs 150 lbs and has brown eyes. MALICIOUS MISCHIEF (MISD) is a offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Sanders may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: DeSoto County Law Enforcement.