Newport County Criminal and Public Records

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We’ve compiled free criminal & public records resources about Newport County. Below, we have a list of links to courthouses within Newport County as well as helpful criminal statistics. Courthouses are a great resource to find criminal records about specific people in Newport County. You can also try our in-depth public records search.

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Crime in Newport County vs Rhode Island

With 818,200 people, Newport County is the 4th most populous county in Rhode Island. For the last year we have data, there were 143 violent crimes committed in Newport County, which averages out to 740.8 crimes per 100,000 people. At that rate, Newport County ranked 2nd statewide when it comes to violent crimes per person.

In terms of murder specifically, Newport County ranked 2nd in the state with 0.000162 murders per person.

Finding Someone’s Criminal Records in Newport County

While general criminal statistics may be helpful, its possible you’re looking for a specific person’s criminal records. At BeenVerified, we’ve compiled extensive criminal & court records about specific people in Newport County. All you need to do is enter a first name and last name to begin searching. Narrowing down your search by age or city is helpful, but not required. Search someone’s criminal history.

You can also see criminal and arrest records for other Rhode Island counties.


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Newport County Crime Rate Information


Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 149 143
Murder 0 3
Rape 28 37
Agg. Assault 103 92
Robbery 18 11
Property Crimes 1836 1380
Burglary 288 279
Larceny 1480 1046
Vehicle Thefts 68 55
Arson 16 10

Agg. Assault in Newport County, RI

Year Agg. Assault
2006 106
2007 110
2008 114
2009 107
2010 132
2011 103
2012 105
2013 104
2014 103
2015 92

Rape in Newport County, RI

Year Rape
2006 23
2007 22
2008 27
2009 21
2010 18
2011 20
2012 13
2013 0
2014 28
2015 37

Newport County Court Records


Below you will find information on Newport County clerk and courts. Use the resources below to perform a county docket search, case search or inmate lookup as a part of a basic background check. You may also be able to uncover circuit court records, outstanding warrants, sheriff and judicial records by visiting the clerk of courts site.


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