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Wells County Arrest Records

What are Wells County Arrest Statistics?

Wells amassed 29 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Wells’s arrest rate was 244.02 per 100,000 residents. The county of Wells is 66.98% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 0 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Wells also experienced 10 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Burleigh and Cass, Wells is a more dangerous place to reside.

  • 29 Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 244.02 Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 0 Violent crime arrests

Wells County Recent Arrest Trends

In Wells, the most common crime is motor vehicle theft which accounts for 4 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Wells, is burglary, and the third most common is larceny/theft.

  • 4 Motor Vehicle Theft
  • 4 Burglary
  • 2 Larceny/theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

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 2017, Wells experienced 0 violent crimes and 10 non-violent crimes. When comparing Wells to the national average of 739.02, Wells is lower by 66.98% than the national average.

Wells County Crime Rate from 2001-2017