Paris Police arrested Joshua Ray Allen, 33, of Paris, in the 2100 block of W Walker St at 12:06 P.M. on July 30, 2021 on a felony bond surrender warrant. The warrant charged Allen with manufacturing or delivering a controlled substance charge. Allen was found to be in possession methamphetamine during the arrest. He was additionally charged with possession of a controlled substance. He was later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police responded to the 1300 block of E Houston St at 9:50 P.M. on July 30, 2021 in reference to an assault. The 56 year old victim reported that during an argument, her 58 year old boyfriend had strangled her. The victim did not seek medical treatment. The suspect was not present during the report. The incident is under investigation.
Paris Police stopped a vehicle in the 2700 block of Simpson St at 5:02 A.M.on July 31, 2021 for a traffic violation. The driver, 32 year old Corey Wayne Hart, of Clarksville, Texas, was found to be intoxicated. He was also found to have numerous outstanding warrants out of Lamar County. The on view driving while intoxicated charge was enhanced to a felony due to this being the third arrest for DWI. Hart was later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police stopped a vehicle in the 1700 block of Clarksville St at 10:20 P.M. on August 1, 2021 for a tail light infraction. During the stop, the officer smelled the odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. During the investigation, the officer located a backpack in the back seat of the vehicle that contained marijuana, a pistol and scales. The pistol was found to have been reported stolen from Lamar County. The driver, 26 year old Jalen Juwan Hicks, of Paris, was arrested. He was charged with unlawful possessionof a firearm by a felon, theft of a firearm, and possession of marijuana. Hicks was later placed in
the Lamar County Jail.
At 11:16 P.M. on August 1, 2021, Paris Police stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation and found that the driver, 32 year old Celina Marie Grimes, of Paris, was in possession of methamphetamine and pills that she did not have a prescription to possess. Grimes was arrested and charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance. Grimes was later placed in the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police responded to 258 calls for service and arrested 16 persons over the weekend ending at midnight on August 1, 2021.