Refugio amassed 116 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Refugio’s arrest rate was 341.48 per 100,000 residents. The county of Refugio is 53.79% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 5 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Refugio also experienced 20 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Bell and Brazos, Refugio is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Refugio, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 17 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Refugio, is aggravated assault, and the third most common is burglary.
In Refugio, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Refugio has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Refugio experienced 5 violent crimes and 20 non-violent crimes. When comparing Refugio to the national average of 739.02, Refugio is lower by 53.79% than the national average.