Vernon County, MO Arrest Records

Vernon County, MO is among the safest counties in the USA with 3.28 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Jefferson, Scott, Lincoln, Stone, Boone counties in Missouri.
Vernon County, MO property crime rate is 14.48 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 165 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 13.61% compared to 2015.

Vernon County, MO Crime Rate

Total arrests in Vernon County in 2016 decreased by 10.68% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 81 to 68 while non-violent crime decreased by 9.37% from 331 to 300.

5 Crimes In Vernon County, MO in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 165
Burglary 112
Aggravated assault 61
Motor vehicle theft 23
Revised rape 6

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Vernon County decreased by 16.05% from 2015 and increased by 106.06% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 33 to 68. In 2016 violent crime rate in Vernon County was 30.08% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.328%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Vernon County decreased by 9.37% from 2015 and increased by 36.36% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 220 to 300. In 2016 property crime rate in Vernon County was 49.07% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.448%.

How Vernon stands up against other counties

Vernon vs. Clinton

You’ll be in more risk in Vernon compared to Clinton county that had 64.75% lower crime rate compared to Vernon county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 2.9436 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.1645 in Clinton county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 1.1099 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.7763 in Clinton county.

Vernon vs. Morgan

You’ll be in more risk in Vernon compared to Morgan county that had 33.69% lower crime rate compared to Vernon county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 2.9436 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.3852 in Morgan county.
Larceny rates of 7.9622 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 4.1063 in Morgan county.

Names with the most arrests in Vernon

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Vernon, Missouri, the most crimes, that's 30% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Vernon County is 0.46% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 4.87 daily crimes that occur in Vernon County.
  • Vernon, MO is more violent than Clinton.
  • In Vernon County you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Vernon, MO have decreased by 10.68%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Vernon, MO

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  • Arrest Date: 06-28-2020 01:40:00
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  • Summary: 36-year-old Matthew M Gilmore, arrested June 28, 2020 in Vernon, Missouri for POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA. Everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Gilmore’s status may be obtained from the following: Vernon County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 05-05-2020 03:57:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATE on May 05, 2020 was Charles L Croan. The 35-year-old Croan was arrested by Vernon County Law Enforcement. Bond was set at unknown amount for the charge because Croan is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Vernon County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 04-28-2020 10:27:00
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  • Summary: 23-year-old Sterling C Thomas was arrested in Vernon, Missouri for MISDEMEANOR DWI on April 28, 2020. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Vernon 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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  • Arrest Date: 01-04-2020 08:54:00
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  • Summary: Lawrence R Shouse was arrested on January 04, 2020 in Vernon, Missouri on charges of DWI,, FAILED TO DRIVE ON THE RIGHT HALF,, NO SEAT BELT. He is 27 years old. Per the United States judicial system, Shouse is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Vernon County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 12-21-2019 08:10:00
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Vernon, Missouri arrested Caremetta L Compton on December 21, 2019. Compton is 57 years old. She was charged with DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED.  All criminal suspects including Caremetta L Compton are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Vernon County Law Enforcement.