Lancaster County, NE Arrest Records

Lancaster County, NE is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.07 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Douglas, Sarpy, Hall, Gage, Cass counties in Nebraska.
Lancaster County, NE property crime rate is 0.65 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 129 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 0.77% compared to 2015.

Lancaster County, NE Crime Rate

Total arrests in Lancaster County in 2016 decreased by 5.53% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 20 to 22 while non-violent crime decreased by 6.98% from 215 to 200.

5 Crimes In Lancaster County, NE in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 129
Burglary 59
Aggravated assault 15
Motor vehicle theft 12
Revised rape 7

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Lancaster County increased by 10% from 2015 and increased by 144.44% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 9 to 22. In 2016 violent crime rate in Lancaster County was 98.49% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.007%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Lancaster County decreased by 6.98% from 2015 and decreased by 32.66% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 297 to 200. In 2016 property crime rate in Lancaster County was 97.73% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.065%.

How Lancaster stands up against other counties

Lancaster vs. Sarpy

You’ll be in more safety in Lancaster compared to Sarpy county that had 584.05% higher crime rate compared to Lancaster county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0226 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0503 in Sarpy county.
Burglary rates of 0.1905 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.5027 in Sarpy county.

Lancaster vs. Douglas

You’ll be in more safety in Lancaster compared to Douglas county that had 106.58% higher crime rate compared to Lancaster 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 0.0036 in Douglas county.
Arson rates of 0.0032 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0054 in Douglas county.

Names with the most arrests in Lancaster

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Lancaster, Nebraska, the most crimes, that's 33.3% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lancaster County is 0.98% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.2 daily crimes that occur in Lancaster County.
  • Lancaster, NE is safer than Sarpy.
  • In Lancaster County you have a 1 in 1395 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Lancaster, NE have decreased by 5.53%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Lancaster, NE

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  • Arrest Date: 02-16-2020 12:00:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of DOMESTIC ASSAULT-3RD DEGREE, COUNTY COURT SENTENCE 3RD DEG ASSAULT on February 16, 2020 was Joshua Escobedo. The 35-year-old Escobedo was arrested by Lancaster County Law Enforcement. Bond was set at unknown amount for the charge because Escobedo is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Lancaster County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 04-21-2020 12:00:00
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Lancaster, Nebraska arrested Juan Torres on April 21, 2020. Torres is 35 years old. He was charged with DOMESTIC ASSAULT-3RD DEGREE, POSS METH W/INT TO DELVR (140G/MORE) POSS METH W/INT TO DELVR (140G/MORE), IMMIGRATION NOTIFICATION, COUNTY COURT SENTENCE OPERATE MOTOR VEHICLE W/O LICENSE, COUNTY COURT SENTENCE OPERATE MOTOR VEHICLE W/O LICENSE OPERATE M/V W/O HEADLIGHTS/TAILLIGHTS.  All criminal suspects including Juan Torres are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Lancaster County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 04-09-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 33
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  • Summary: 33-year-old Richard Andersen was arrested in Lancaster, Nebraska for TAMPER WITH WITNESS/INFORMANT/JUROR, DOMESTIC ASSAULT, 3RD DEG - PRIOR TAMPER WITH WITNESS/INFORMANT/JUROR, POSS FIREARM BY A PROHIBITED PERSON, SEXUAL ASSAULT OF CHILD - 1ST DEG GENERATION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY-AGE 19/OVER on April 09, 2020. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Lancaster 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: 12-23-2019 12:00:00
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  • Summary: 31-year-old Michale Brown, arrested December 23, 2019 in Lancaster, Nebraska for TERRORISTIC THREATS CRIMINAL MISCHIEF $0-500 TAMPER WITH WITNESS/INFORMANT/JUROR DOMESTIC ASSAULT, 3RD DEG - PRIOR VIOLATE PROTECTION ORDER, TAMPER WITH WITNESS/INFORMANT/JUROR. Everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Brown’s status may be obtained from the following: Lancaster County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 05-27-2020 12:00:00
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Lancaster, Nebraska arrested Patrick Maestas on May 27, 2020. Maestas is 61 years old. He was charged with DISTRICT COURT SENTENCE ATT POSS CONTR SUBST.  All criminal suspects including Patrick Maestas are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Lancaster County Law Enforcement.

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