At 11:07 P.M. on April 26, 2021, Paris Police stopped a vehicle in the 2300 block of College St. for a traffic violation. The driver was observed to be attempting to conceal an open alcoholic beverage bottle. During a search of the vehicle, officers located cocaine, methamphetamine and THC. The driver, Stoney Lynn Wilkins, of Blossom, Texas, was arrested and charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. Wilkins was booked and placed in the city jail and is awaiting transfer to the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police responded to 91 calls for service and arrested 5 persons on April 26, 2021.