Catawba County, NC Arrest Records

Catawba County, NC is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.05 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Forsyth, Wake, Pitt, Buncombe, Rowan counties in North Carolina.
Catawba County, NC property crime rate is 8.06 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 712 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 8.13% compared to 2015.

Catawba County, NC Crime Rate

Total arrests in Catawba County in 2016 decreased by 3.45% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 154 to 165 while non-violent crime decreased by 4.69% from 1,323 to 1,261.

5 Crimes In Catawba County, NC in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 712
Burglary 476
Aggravated assault 125
Motor vehicle theft 73
Legacy rape 21

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Catawba County increased by 7.14% from 2015 and decreased by 6.25% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 176 to 165. In 2016 violent crime rate in Catawba County was 77.53% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.105%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Catawba County decreased by 4.69% from 2015 and decreased by 39.95% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 2,100 to 1,261. In 2016 property crime rate in Catawba County was 71.65% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.806%.

How Catawba stands up against other counties

Catawba vs. Alamance

You’ll be in more risk in Catawba compared to Alamance county that had 41.8% lower crime rate compared to Catawba county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.1023 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0376 in Alamance county.
Arson rates of 0.0895 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0125 in Alamance county.

Catawba vs. Davidson

You’ll be in more safety in Catawba compared to Davidson county that had 14.82% higher crime rate compared to Catawba county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.1023 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.1273 in Davidson county.
Arson rates of 0.0895 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0303 in Davidson county.

Names with the most arrests in Catawba

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Catawba, North Carolina, the most crimes, that's 34.56% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Catawba County is 0.72% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.5 daily crimes that occur in Catawba County.
  • Catawba, NC is more violent than Alamance.
  • In Catawba County you have a 1 in 110 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Catawba, NC have decreased by 3.45%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Catawba, NC

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  • Age: 32
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  • Place of Birth: North Carolina
  • Address: 1073 20TH ST NE HICKORY, NC 28601
  • State: North Carolina
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  • Summary: Rashad Dominic Griggs was arrested on April 05, 2020 in Catawba, North Carolina on charges of ASSAULT BY STRANGULATION, FAIL TO HEED LIGHT OR SIREN, FTA-2ND; DRIVING WHILE WHILE IMPAIRED, FTA-2ND;RECKLESS DRIVING TO ENDANGER, FTA-2ND;HIT/RUNLEAVE SCENE PROP DAMAGE, FTA-2ND;DWLR NOT IMPAIRED REV, FTA-2ND; OPERATE VEH NO INS, FTA-2ND; EXPIRED REGISTRATIONCARD/TAG, MURDER, AWDWIKISI, SECOND DEGREE TRESPASS, COMMUNICATING THREATS, FTA-POSSESSION METHAMPHETAMINE, OUT OF COUNTY NON-SUPPORT OF CHILD, BREAK OR ENTER A MOTOR VEHICLE, MISDEMEANOR LARCENY, MISDEMEANOR PROBATION VIOL, FELONY PROBATION VIOLATION, FTA 2ND-MISDEMEANOR PROBATION VIOLATION OUT OF COUNTY, SURRENDER MISDEMEANOR LARCENY, SURRENDER SECOND DEGREE TRESPASS, GJI: FIRST DEGREE ARSON, GJI: FELONY CONSPIRACY / FIRST DEG ARSON, GJI: POSSESSION OF STOLEN GOODS/PROP, GJI: CONCEALMENT OF DEATH, GJI: FIRST DEGREE BURGLARY, WFA;M-DV PROTECTIVE ORDER VIOL, IMPEDE TRAFFIC SIT/STAND/LIE, BOI-FIRST DEGREE MURDER, MAINTAIN VEH/DWELL/PLACE CS, POSSESS DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, RESISTING PUBLIC OFFICER, ATTEMPT TO BREAK AND ENTER, NON-SUPPORT OF CHILD, LARCENY BY CHANGING PRICE TAG, FELONY PROBATION VIOLATION OUT OF COUNTY, ROBBERY WITH DANGEROUS WEAPON, FLEE/ELUDE ARREST WITH MOTOR VEHICLE, F-FLEE/ELUDE ARREST WITH MOTOR VEHICLE, T-RECKLESS DRIVING TO ENDANGER, M-BREAKING OR ENTERING, T-HIT/RUN LEAVE SCENE PROP DAM, T-DWLR NOT IMPAIRED REV, M-RESISTING PUBLIC OFFICER, M-POSSESS DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, POSS W/I SELL/DEL COCAINE, POSSESS MARIJUANA UP TO 1/2 OZ, CONSPIRE TO TRAFFIC IN COCAINE, BOI: POSSESSION OF FIREARM BY FELON, BOI: HABITUAL FELON, SURR: CONSPIRE TO TRAFFIC IN COCAINE, POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE, DWLR NOT IMPAIRED, RECKLESS DRVG-WANTON DISREGARD, FTA;M-MISDEMEANOR LARCENY, FTA;FELONY POSSESSION SCHEDULE I CONTROLLED SUB, FTA;POSSESS DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, FTA;MISDEMEANOR LARCENY, CONSP SELL/DELIVER SCH II CS, PAROLE VIOLATION, FTA; F-LARCENY OF MOTOR VEHICLE, FIRST DEGREE KIDNAPPING (3), AWDW MINOR PRESENT, BOI/FIRST DEGREE KIDNAPPING, BOI/ASSAULT BY STRANGULATION, LARCENY OF MOTOR VEHICLE, MISDEMEANOR CHILD ABUSE, ASSAULT INFLICT SERIOUS INJURY, ASSAULT GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL/EMPLOYEE, FTA RO; LARCENY AFTER BREAK/ENTER, BOI;POSSESS METHAMPHETAMINE, BOI;POSSESS DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, POSSESSION OF STOLEN GOODS/PROP, HABITUAL LARCENY, HABITUAL FELON, FELONY LARCENY, POSSESSION OF STOLEN GOODS/PROPERTY WITH LARCENY, MISDEMEANOR PROBATION VIOLATION OUT OF COUNTY, POSS W/I MANUF/SELL/DEL METHAMPHETAMINE, SIMPLE POSSESSION SCHEDULE IV CONTROLLED SUBS, SURRENDER;POSS W/I MANUF/SELL/DEL SCHEDULE II CONTROLLE, SURRENDER;POSSESS DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, POSSESS HEROIN, BOI/PWIMSD HEROIN, BOI/MAINTAIN VEH/DWELL PLACE CS, BOI/POSSESS DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, FTA/OBTAIN PROPERTY FALSE PRETENSE, FTA/FORGERY OF INSTRUMENT, FTA/UTTERING FORGED ENDORSEMENT, FTA/RESISTING PUBLIC OFFICER, 2ND FTA: FEL PROB OUT OF COUNTY(3), PROBATION VIOLATION (F), F-POSS CS PRISON/JAIL PREMISES, SURRENDER: MURDER, CONSPIRE TRAFFIC METHAMPHETAMINE, AWDW SERIOUS INJURY, FTA: UNAUTHORIZED USE OF MOTOR VEHICLE, FTA: MISDEMEANOR LARCENY, FINANCIAL CARD FRAUD, OFA;OBTAIN PROPERTY FALSE PRETENSE, OFA;FTA;UTTERING FORGED INSTRUMENT, UNAUTHORIZED USE OF MOTOR VEHICLE, INJURY TO PERSONAL PROPERTY, POSSESSION OF FIREARM BY FELON, HABITUAL LARCENY, AID AND ABET LARCENY, BREAKING OR ENTERING, DV PROTECTION ORDER VIOLATION (M), FELONY PROBATION VIOLATION- PWISD SCH VI AND LARCENY, SECOND DEGREE KIDNAPPING, M-MISDEMEANOR PROBATION VIOL, GJI: ROBBERY WITH DANGEROUS WEAPON, UTTERING FORGED INSTRUMENT, UTTERING FORGED ENDORSEMENT, ASSAULT ON A FEMALE, AWDW INTENT TO KILL, FAIL TO STOP-STEADY RED LIGHT, CARRYING CONCEALED WEAPON, DRIVE LEFT OF CENTER, FICT/ALT TITLE/REG CARD/TAG, POSS CONT SUBST W/INTENT TO SELL/DELIVER, MAINTN VEH/DWELL/PLC FOR CONTR SUBSTANCE, BOI;CARRYING CONCEALED WEAPON, ASSAULT AND BATTERY, FIRST DEGREE BURGLARY, BOI:POSSESSION OF FIREARM BY FELON, CONSP TO COMMIT ROBBERY WITH DANGEROUS WEAPON, F- CONSP SELL/DELIVER SCH II CS, BOI-POSSESS DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, FTA/POSSESS DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, FTA/FELONY POSSESSION SCH II CS, FTA/HABITUAL FELON, POSS CS PRISON/JAIL PREMISES, DISCHARGE WEAPON OCCUPIED PROP, MISUSE OF 911 SYSTEM, MISDEMEANOR STALKING, POSSESSION OF STOLEN GOODS, FTA: BREAKING OR ENTERING, FTA: POSSESS DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, BOND HEARING - MODIFICATION, PWIMSD SCH I CS, PWIMSD SCH II CS, FTA;POSSESSION OF FIREARM BY FELON, FELONY POSSESSION SCHEDULE I CONTROLLED SUB, POSS W/I MANUF/SELL/DEL SCHEDULE II CONTROLLE, INTERFERE EMERG COMMUNICATION, SIMPLE AFFRAY, DWLR NOT IMPAIRED REV, MAINTAIN PLACE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, GJI: MURDER, EXTRADITION/FUGITIVE OTHER STATE, ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON, FTA;MISDEMEANOR PROBATION VIOL, DOMESTIC CRIMINAL TRESPASS, FTA;POSSESS MARIJUANA GREATER THAN 1/2 OZ TO 1 1/2 OZ, FTA-DWLR NOT IMPAIRED, FTA-FICT/CNCL/REV/ALT REG CARD/TAG, FTA-POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE, F-FELONY PROBATION VIOLATION, FTA: ASSAULT GOVT OFFICIAL/EMPLY, FTA: MAL CONDUCT BY PRISONER/THROW, FTA: ASSAULT PHY INJ EMERGENCY PRSN, SURRENDER-MISDEMEANOR PROBATION VIOL, GOVERNORS WARRANT, CONCEAL/FAIL REPORT DEATH, FTA-MIS LARCENY; FIRST DEG TRESP ENTER/REMAIN, ATTEMPTED FIRST DEGREE MURDER, DISORDERLY CONDUCT. Rashad is 32 years old. Per the United States judicial system, Griggs is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Catawba County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 04-05-2020 12:00:00
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  • Place of Birth: North Carolina
  • Address: 1227 21ST AVE NE HICKORY, NC 28601
  • State: North Carolina
  • Total Bond: 526000
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  • Summary: Arrested on April 05, 2020 was 38-year-old Joseph Anthony Garavaglia. Catawba County Law Enforcement is charging Garavaglia with ATTD BREAK/ENTER COIN/CURRENCY MACH, RESISTING PUBLIC OFFICER, FELONY PROBATION VIOLATION, FIRST DEGREE KIDNAPPING, AWDW SERIOUS INJURY, ROBBERY WITH DANGEROUS WEAPON, POSSESS HEROIN, POSSESS MARIJUANA UP TO r OZ, CARRYING CONCEALED WEAPON, MISDEMEANOR LARCENY, SHOPLIFTING CONCEALMENT GOODS, ICE DETAINER, BOI;CONSPIRE TRAFFIC OPIUM/HEROIN, POSS W/I SELL/DEL COCAINE, F-MAINTN VEH/DWELL/PLACE CS, BOI/POSS W/I CREATE/SELL/DEL COUNTERFEIT CONTROLL, BOI/TRAFFICKING, OPIUM OR HEROIN, SECOND DEGREE TRESPASS, ATTEMPT TO BREAK OR ENTER BLDG, INTIMIDATE WITNESS, AWDW, COMMUNICATING THREATS, OFA; M - PROBATION OUT OF COUNTY (SURRENDER OF DEFENDANT BY SURETY, OFA;M-PROBATION VIOLATION SURRENDER OF DEFENDANT BY SURETY, OFA;M- PROB VIOLATION SURRENDER OF DEFENDANT BY SURETY, LARCENY OF A FIREARM, OBTAIN PROPERTY FALSE PRETENSE, FELONY PROBATION VIOLATION OUT OF COUNTY, MISDEMEANOR PROBATION VIOLATION OUT OF COUNTY, but Joseph is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Catawba, North Carolina found here may provide more information about this incident: Catawba County Law Enforcement.
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  • Address: 1026 A CONOVER BLVD W CONOVER, NC 28613
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  • Total Bond: 40000
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  • Summary: On April 05, 2020, Catawba County Law Enforcement arrested 43-year-old Rachel Vanessa Fusske for FTA FELONY PROBATION VIOLATION OUT OF COUNTY in Catawba, North Carolina. FTA FELONY PROBATION VIOLATION OUT OF COUNTY is a offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Fusske may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Catawba County Law Enforcement.
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  • Address: 5273 HARRIS FARM Road HICKORY, NC 28602
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  • Summary: Kenneth Andrew Sprouse was arrested on April 04, 2020. Kenneth is 31 years old, . Sprouse is charged with POSSESSION OF FIREARM BY FELON, SIMPLE AFFRAY, MISDEMEANOR LARCENY, POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE, SIMPLE POSSESSION SCHEDULE II CONTROLLED SUBS, SIMPLE POSSESSION SCHEDULE IV CONTROLLED SUBS, DWLR NOT IMPAIRED REV, POSSESS DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, POSS W/I MANUF/SELL/DEL SCHEDULE II CONTROLLE, MAINTAIN PLACE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, FELONY PROBATION VIOLATION by police near Catawba, North Carolina. bond was set at unknown as individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty. To learn more about this incident including upcoming court dates, you may contact the following: Catawba County Law Enforcement.
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  • Address: 6014 REST HOME Road CLAREMONT, NC 28610
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  • Summary: 32-year-old Steven Ray Transeau was arrested in Catawba, North Carolina for ASSAULT ON A FEMALE, DWLR NOT IMPAIRED REV, MURDER, GJI: MURDER, GJI: FIRST DEGREE BURGLARY, GJI: ROBBERY WITH DANGEROUS WEAPON, RESISTING PUBLIC OFFICER, EXTRADITION/FUGITIVE OTHER STATE, ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON, FTA;MISDEMEANOR PROBATION VIOL, DOMESTIC CRIMINAL TRESPASS, COMMUNICATING THREATS, FTA;POSSESS MARIJUANA GREATER THAN 1/2 OZ TO 1 1/2 OZ, FTA;POSSESS DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, M-POSSESS DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, FTA-DWLR NOT IMPAIRED, FTA-FICT/CNCL/REV/ALT REG CARD/TAG, FTA-POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE, F-FELONY PROBATION VIOLATION, FTA: ASSAULT GOVT OFFICIAL/EMPLY, FTA: MAL CONDUCT BY PRISONER/THROW, FTA: ASSAULT PHY INJ EMERGENCY PRSN, SURRENDER-MISDEMEANOR PROBATION VIOL, GOVERNORS WARRANT, MISDEMEANOR PROBATION VIOL, FELONY PROBATION VIOLATION, CONCEAL/FAIL REPORT DEATH, HABITUAL LARCENY, MISDEMEANOR CHILD ABUSE, FTA-MIS LARCENY; FIRST DEG TRESP ENTER/REMAIN, ATTEMPTED FIRST DEGREE MURDER, DISORDERLY CONDUCT on April 04, 2020. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Catawba County Law Enforcement and others with information about this arrest and related court dates can be contacted for updated information on this arrest.