Paris Police responded to a welfare concern in the 3500 block of Lamar Ave at 10:33 A.M. on April 16, 2021. Officers located a female sitting in a vehicle and appeared to be asleep behind the steering wheel. The vehicle was running and upon waking the female up, she was suspected to being intoxicated. During the investigation, the female was found to be in possession of two unidentified pills and a small amount of methamphetamine. The female, 47 year old Jeanne Marie Thompson, of Mt Pleasant, Texas, was arrested and charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance and driving while intoxicated. She was later placed in the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police responded to a forgery in the 900 block of Clarksville St at 6:10 P.M. on April 17, 2021. It was reported that a white female entered the store and attempted to cash a check on a local business. The check was found to be on a fraudulent account and the female left the scene before the officers arrived. The incident is under investigation.
Paris Police responded to a possible narcotics violation call in the 3700 block of NE Loop 286 at 12:13 A.M. on April 18, 2021. Officers located two males standing behind a closed business and recognized one of the males as 32 year old Thomas Dale Wells. Wells walked away from the officer before being detained and then returned to the officer. The officer found a small amount of methamphetamine where Wells had walked to. Wells admitted that he had been in possession of the narcotic before walking away from the officer. Wells was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance. He was later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police stopped a vehicle in the 2000 block of E Cherry St at 8:53 P.M. on April 18, 2021 for a defective light. The passenger, 21 year old Summer Dekeria Woodson, of Paris, was found to have an outstanding felony warrant charging her with abandoning or endangering a child by intent or knowledge or recklessness or criminal negligence. The warrant stemmed from an investigation in June of 2020. Woodson was later placed in the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police stopped two people who were riding bicycles in the 1900 block of Pine Bluff St at 2:39 A.M. on April 19, 2021. Neither of the bicycles were properly equipped with lighting as required by law. During the stop, 25 year old Shane Bradley Andrew Ellis, of Paris, was found to be in possession of methamphetamine. Ellis was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance. He was later placed in the Lamar County Jail. The other bicyclist was released.
At 3:18 A.M. on April 19, 2021, Paris Police assisted LCSO with an investigation and made contact with the owner of a vehicle that had fled from a deputy. The owner advised that they had possible left the keys in the vehicle and had last seen the vehicle at about 11:30 P.M. on April 18, 2021. The owner reported the vehicle as stolen. The incident is under investigation.
Paris Police responded to 248 calls for service and arrested 9 persons over the weekend ending at midnight on April 18, 2021.