New Mexico 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.
Bernalillo 103 17 83 15 81% 16 65 16% 4 9 4%
Catron 1 29 1 31 100% 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Chaves 303 485 299 511 99% 4 244 1% 0 0 0%
Cibola 6 22 4 27 67% 0 0 0% 2 17 33%
Colfax 3 33 3 35 100% 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Curry 178 506 149 499 84% 28 959 16% 1 69 1%
Dona Ana 871 449 824 458 95% 41 700 5% 6 118 1%
Eddy 109 211 106 218 97% 3 259 3% 0 0 0%
Grant 43 350 42 360 98% 0 0 0% 1 373 2%
Guadalupe 3 122 3 129 100% 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Hidalgo 3 60 3 62 100% 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Lea 248 432 223 424 90% 24 774 10% 1 98 0%
Lincoln 8 37 8 40 100% 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Luna 0 0 0 0   0 0   0 0  
McKinley 2 5 0 0 0% 0 0 0% 2 6 100%
Otero 255 431 234 465 92% 21 728 8% 0 0 0%
Rio Arriba 13 56 13 68 100% 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Roosevelt 2 29 2 31 100% 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
San Juan 262 204 157 207 60% 3 178 1% 102 211 39%
Sandoval 373 320 343 368 92% 10 310 3% 20 112 5%
Sierra 5 40 5 42 100% 0 0 0% 0 0 0%
Socorro 83 455 80 532 96% 0 0 0% 3 113 4%
Valencia 64 91 64 99 100% 0 0 0% 0 0 0%

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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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