Maine Marijuana Possession Arrest Rates by County and Race (2007)

  All White Black Other
County
Arrests
Rate
Arrests
Rate
Pct.
Arrests
Rate
Pct.
Arrests
Rate
Pct.
Androscoggin 257 240 241 235 94% 15 762 6% 1 95 0%
Aroostook 113 156 111 159 98% 1 217 1% 1 66 1%
Cumberland 489 179 474 183 97% 15 270 3% 0 0 0%
Franklin 156 523 155 531 99% 0 0 0% 1 369 1%
Hancock 97 182 95 183 98% 0 0 0% 2 363 2%
Kennebec 185 153 185 158 100% 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Knox 103 251 101 251 98% 1 629 1% 1 331 1%
Lincoln 14 40 14 41 100% 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Oxford 61 107 61 109 100% 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Penobscot 396 271 383 272 97% 6 539 2% 7 261 2%
Piscataquis 44 252 44 257 100% 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Sagadahoc 113 307 113 319 100% 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Somerset 77 148 77 152 100% 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Waldo 57 147 57 151 100% 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Washington 42 128 42 136 100% 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
York 608 300 587 297 97% 17 1,189 3% 4 185 1%

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Notes:

Classification: The Uniform Crime Reporting Program utilizes 4 classifications for race: White, Black, Indian (Native-American), and Asian. In the tables above the classification "Other" includes both Indian (Native-American) and Asian arrests.

Rates: Arrrest rates are per 100,000 population.

Source: Uniform Crime Reporting Program Data

Because of incomplete reporting the arrest totals presented in tables with data on age, sex, and race will NOT always correspond to totals presented in other tables. Please review the following background material for More Information on Source Data.

 
 
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