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.
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.
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.