On Friday, December 1 at 11:41am; a residential Burglary was reported in the 1800 block of Pine Bluff Street. A Paris Officer met the complainant and observed the residence to be ransacked. A kitchen door’s window had been broken to gain entry. A Brother sewing machine in a plastic case, valuing $300 was the only item report stolen. The incident will be further investigated.
On Saturday, December 2 at 8:10am; a Paris Officer was dispatched to what originally was thought to be a Burglary of a Motor Vehicle in progress in the 3200 block NE Loop 286 as a victim observed from a window, her “soon to be Ex-Husband” appearing to be breaking into her vehicle. The victim and the officer observed the vehicle to had fresh scratch marks down the entire driver’s side and all four tires had been punctured with a sharp object and were still leaking air. No entry was made into the locked vehicle and the suspect had left the scene. A Felony Criminal Mischief, greater than $2500, less than $30K is being investigate.
On Saturday, December 2 at 11:32am; a Fraud was reported in the 800 block of SE 12th Street. The victim told a Paris Officer that she had received notification from her bank that her account was overdrawn. She checked her account and noticed approximately 28 transactions, totaling $870 that she did not make. She suspects a family member is involved. The incident will be investigated.
On Saturday, December 2 at 11:05pm; a Paris Officer took a Felony-Theft Property over $2500, less than $30K report and a Felony-Unauthorized Use of Vehicle report from the 3400 block of North Main Street. The victim stated that personal items and his red 2013 Hyundai Veloster had been stolen. The vehicle was entered into NCIC. The following afternoon, the vehicle was located and recovered near Hugo, OK and an arrest was made. No mention if the personal items were recovered.
On Sunday, December 3 at 2:14am; a Paris Police Officer observed a pickup, in the 700 block of Lamar, run a red light and initiated a traffic stop; making contact with the driver, 20-Year-Old Luis Manuel Ibarra. An odor of marijuana was emitting from the pickup. During the search of the pickup, THC gummies and a handgun were discovered. Ibarra was taken into custody and booked for Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance and Class A-Unlawful Carrying a Weapon.
On Monday, December 4 at 2:51am; a traffic stop was initiated in the 300 block of NE 1st Street on a vehicle for driving without headlights. Paris Officers made contact with the driver and the passenger and both returned wanted. Driver, 52-Year-Old James Ray Battle was arrested for a Lamar County Felony Warrant-Obstruction or Retaliation-Habitual Offender. The passenger was arrested for several Class C warrants out of Paris Municipal Court. Both were booked into the Paris Jail.
Friday, Dec. 1, 2023 through Sun. Dec. 3, 2023: Paris Police Department responded to 152 Calls for Service, Arrested 9 adult persons and made 38 Traffic Stops.