Sweetwater amassed 408 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Sweetwater’s arrest rate was 276.24 per 100,000 residents. The county of Sweetwater is 62.62% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 23 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Sweetwater also experienced 99 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Albany and Carbon, Sweetwater is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Sweetwater, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 63 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Sweetwater, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Sweetwater, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Sweetwater has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Sweetwater experienced 23 violent crimes and 99 non-violent crimes. When comparing Sweetwater to the national average of 739.02, Sweetwater is lower by 62.62% than the national average.
Most crimes committed in Sweetwater are perpetrated by people between the ages of 21-30. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 71-80.