Wells amassed 441 arrests over the past three years. During 2016, Wells’s arrest rate was 443.67 per 100,000 residents. The county of Wells is 39.97% lower than the national average of 739.12 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 1 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Wells also experienced 123 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Allen and Delaware, Wells is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Wells, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 80 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Wells, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.
In Wells, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Wells has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2016, Wells experienced 1 violent crimes and 123 non-violent crimes. When comparing Wells to the national average of 739.12, Wells is lower by 39.97% than the national average.