Paris Police responded to a burglary of a business in the 500 block of Lamar Ave at 7:55 A.M. on April 12, 2021. The victim reported that someone had kicked a door in to gain access and then damaged the cash register and stole the money. The incident is under investigation.
David Conrad Dawson, 42, of Clarksville, Texas, was arrested it the 4300 block of Bonham St on a felony probation violation warrant at 10:21 A.M. on April 12, 2021. Dawson is currently on probation for a driving while intoxicated – 3rd or more conviction. He was later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police arrested Marley Trelyn Walters, 23, of Paris, at 1:30 P.M. on April 12, 2021 on a Collin County felony probation violation warrant. Walters was arrested at the Lamar County Probation Office and later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police stopped a vehicle in the 200 block of SE 20th St at 9:24 P.M. on April 12, 2021 for a traffic violation. The vehicle was occupied by three males. The officer smell a strong odor of marijuana emitting from the passenger compartment of the vehicle. The driver, 18 year old Zachary Christian Thompson, of Paris, was found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Further investigation found Thompson in possession of a pistol and an illegal sawed off shotgun. Thompson was arrested and charged with possession of a prohibited weapon, unlawful carrying a weapon and possession of marijuana. He was later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
At 2:39 A.M. on April 13, 2021, Paris Police observed an occupied vehicle sitting on a parking lot in the 3500 block of NE Loop 286. When the officer checked the welfare of the occupants, he observed marijuana on the dashboard. During the investigation, the driver, 52 year old Donny Mac Thomas, of Bogata, Texas, was found to be in possession of a large amount of paraphernalia related to marijuana use. Thomas was found to have three outstanding traffic warrant and was arrested. During the arrest, Thomas was found to have more than 1 gram of methamphetamine in his pocket. He was charged with manufacturing or delivering a controlled substance. He was later transferred and placed in the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police responded to 72 calls for service and arrested 4 persons on April 12, 2021.