Owyhee amassed 295 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Owyhee’s arrest rate was 878.04 per 100,000 residents. The county of Owyhee is 18.81% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 24 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Owyhee also experienced 76 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Ada and Bannock, Owyhee is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Owyhee, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 50 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Owyhee, is aggravated assault, and the third most common is burglary.
In Owyhee, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Owyhee has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Owyhee experienced 24 violent crimes and 76 non-violent crimes. When comparing Owyhee to the national average of 739.02, Owyhee is higher by 18.81% than the national average.