2013 Consequences Archive

Juvenile Arrests for Controlled Substance Violations Based on Race / Ethnicity

Controlled substances include marijuana, cocaine, narcotics, amphetamine, crack, heroin, hallucinogens, barbiturates, and other dangerous drugs. Arrests for controlled substances include violations of possessing, producing, or using controlled substances.


Juvenile Arrests for Controlled Substance Violations in Kent County

There was an increase in the number of arrests for all juveniles from 2010 to 2011. Overall, the number of arrests have decreased for all juveniles.

Controlled Substance Violation Arrest Rates for Juveniles aged 10-17 years in Kent County

The arrest rates for controlled substance use violations in African American juveniles has decreased from 2009-2013. The arrest rates for all other juveniles has remained consistent, with a slight increase from 2012 to 2013.