Watonwan amassed 130 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Watonwan’s arrest rate was 430.88 per 100,000 residents. The county of Watonwan is 41.7% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 2 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Watonwan also experienced 45 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Anoka and Chisago, Watonwan is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Watonwan, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 22 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Watonwan, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.
In Watonwan, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Watonwan has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Watonwan experienced 2 violent crimes and 45 non-violent crimes. When comparing Watonwan to the national average of 739.02, Watonwan is lower by 41.7% than the national average.