Owenton, Kentucky Jail and Mugshot Information

Owenton is a city in Owen County, Kentucky. The city of Owenton was formally incorporated in 1849. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.1 square miles. The City of Owenton had a population of approximately 1,327 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Owenton, Kentucky is David “Milkweed” Wotier. David “Milkweed” Wotier can be contacted at (502) 484-2322.

David “Milkweed” Wotier, Mayor
City of Owenton
220 S. Main Street
Owenton, KY 40359
Phone: (502) 484-2322
Hours: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Owenton City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Owenton, Kentucky was 38.7, lower than it had been since at least the year 2004, but lower than the national average of 273.6. According to research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Owenton, Kentucky as of January 15, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Owenton to the number of sex offenders is 68 to 1.

There were an estimated 5 total crimes per 100,000 people in Owenton, Kentucky. This rate is lower than the average in the state of Kentucky which has 2,355 total crimes per 100,000 residents. The crime rate in Owenton is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Owenton, there were an estimated 0 violent crimes for every 100,000 residents (which include murder, robbery, rape, and assault). The average for violent crimes in the state of Kentucky is 226 per 100,000 citizens and the average nationally is 383 for every 100,000 residents.

In terms of property crimes, (burglary, theft, and vehicle theft), there were an estimated 5 property crimes per 100,000 residents, a rate which is lower than both the Kentucky average of 2,129 property crimes for every 100,000 individuals and lower than the U.S. average of 2,362 property crimes per 100,000 citizens.

Facts about crime in Owenton, Kentucky:

  • The overall crime rate in Owenton is 88% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 0.89 daily crimes that occur in Owenton.
  • Owenton is safer than 94% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Owenton you have a 1 in 308 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Owenton has decreased by 62%.

Owenton, Kentucky Police Station Information

Owenton Police Department

Terry Gentry, Chief of Police
Owenton Police Department
220 S. Main Street
Owenton, Kentucky 40359
Phone: (502) 484-2313

Owenton Police Dept

Owen County Sheriff’s Office

The Owen County Sheriff’s Office is also responsible for the public safety of the City of Owenton, Kentucky.

Mark Bess, Sheriff
Owen County Sheriff’s Office
102 North Madison Street
Owenton, Kentucky 40359
Email: mark.bess@owencountyky.us
Phone: (502) 484-3363
Fax: (502) 484-1003
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Owen County Sheriff

Owen County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Owen County Jail
100 North Thomas Street
Owenton, KY 40359
Email: jailer@owencountyky.us
Phone: (502) 514-1311

Owen County Jail

Police Records Request in Owenton, Kentucky

We have not found any police records information on Owenton. Instead we have included public records. Public records can be obtained from the City Clerk’s Office. The City Clerk serves as the official custodian of the City’s records.

Any person who want inspect or copy the public records of the City of Owenton shall make a request or complete a written application for such records at the office of the City Clerk during regular office hours, except during legal holidays. The application shall be hand delivered, mailed, or sent via fax to the City Clerk office.

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Laura R. Aldridge, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Owenton
220 S. Main Street
Owenton, KY 40359
Phone: 502-484-2322

Owenton City Clerk

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