The county of Lake had 2,630 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 1,214.99 per 100,000 residents. This is 64.41% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 221 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Lake also processed 558 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Alameda and Butte, Lake is a more dangerous place to live.
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The most popular crime committed in Lake is burglary totaling 284, followed by larceny/theft, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Lake County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Lake tallied 221 violent crimes and 558 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Lake is higher by 64.41% than the national average.
The majority of arrests made in Lake are between the ages of 31-40. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 81-90.
Most of the felonies committed in Lake, 81.5%, are perpetrated by males. The remainder of 18.5% is committed by females.
Misdemeanors crime rates by race for Lake are as follows: 69.3% of the crimes were committed by White, 23.7% by Hispanic people, and the remaining crimes 7% were committed by African Americans.