Van Wert amassed 437 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Van Wert’s arrest rate was 0.00 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 17 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Van Wert also experienced 109 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Allen and Belmont, Van Wert is a safer place to reside.
In Van Wert, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 70 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Van Wert, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
Most crimes committed in Van Wert are perpetrated by people between the ages of 31-40. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 21-30.