The county of Newton had 584 arrests during the past three years. For 2015, the arrest rate was 885.59 per 100,000 residents. This is 20.03% higher than the national average of 737.78 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 1 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Newton also processed 123 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Allen and Bartholomew, Newton is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Newton is larceny/theft totaling 73, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Newton County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2015, Newton tallied 1 violent crimes and 123 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 737.78, Newton is higher by 20.03% than the national average.