Paris Police responded to a theft in the 1900 block of Lamar Ave at 8:33 A.M. on August 12, 2022. During the investigation, Officers identified the suspect as a Charles George Bell, Jr. and located Bell in a room with other people. Bell was found to have an outstanding Lamar County felony warrant charging him with Sex offender’s duty to register. Bell also had two outstanding misdemeanor warrants. Bell was arrested and later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police observed a vehicle parked in a fire lane in the 1300 block of Clarksville St at 1:59 P.M. on August 12, 2022. Upon making contact with the driver, identified as 36 year old Larry Junior Turner, of Paris, he was found to have an outstanding Lamar County Felony warrant charging him with possession of a controlled substance of less than 1 gram. Bell was arrested and booked. He was later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
At 7:23 P.M. on August 12, 2022, Paris Police responded to a fight in progress in the 1300 block of Johnson St. Officers located both parties at different locations in the vicinity. The female victim reported that Billy Mack Lester, Jr, 40, of Paris, had choked her during an altercation. Lester was arrested and charged with assault of a family member by impeding breathing. Lester was later placed in the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police stopped a 2018 Jeep bearing New Mexico license plates in the 10 block of SE 24th St at 11:52 P.M. on August 12, 2022 for failing to use a turn signal. During the stop, officers located over 4 grams of methamphetamine. The driver, 31 year old Tracie Michaelle Barnes, and passenger, 33 year old Joshua Shane Nava, both of Paris, were arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance of more than 4 grams. Both were booked and then transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Staci Lynn Brochaille, 38, of Paris, was arrested at her residence at 10:35 A.M. on August 13, 2022 on a Lamar County Felony motion to revoke probation warrant. Brochaille is currently on probation for a possession of a controlled substance conviction. Brochaille was booked and later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
At 5:57 P.M. on August 13, 2022, Paris Police responded to a burglary of a residence in the 400 block of E Price St. The victim reported that they returned to the residence on this date and found that someone had broken a window to gain access to the residence. Once inside, the suspect(s) had rummaged through drawers and closets and stole a gaming console. The incident is under investigation.
Paris Police responded to a burglary of a vehicle in the 2100 block of Graham St at 6:01 P.M. on August 13, 2022. The victim reported that someone had stolen their wallet from their vehicle sometime during the night. Since that theft, the suspect(s) had attempted to use the victim’s debit card to extract money from the victim’s account. The incidents are under investigation.
Paris Police responded to a disturbance involving a firearm at 1:24 A.M. on August 14, 2022 in the 500 block of NE 10th St. When officers arrived, they located a 41 year old male victim of an assault. The victim reported that when he arrived at the residence, his two adult sons had been at the residence arguing and one had shot at the other. The two then turned the argument onto the victim and one of the son’s struck the victim in his head with a pistol. The victim did not seek medical treatment. The two suspects left the scene before officers arrived. The investigation continues.
Paris Police responded to 210 calls for service and arrested 21 persons over the weekend ending at midnight on August 14, 2022.