Paris Police was contacted by a vehicle dealership on February 24, 2021 and advised that they had just received identifying information from a person who was conducting an on-line purchase of a 2016 vehicle. An investigator with the Northeast Texas Regional Auto Theft Task Force contacted the person that the identifying information belonged to and was advised that they had not attempted to purchase a vehicle. The investigator helped facilitated the sale of the vehicle and met with the suspect at a designated location in Arlington, Texas. The investigation led to the arrest of 35 year old Darrell Allen Willis, of Arlington. Willis was charged with theft of more than $30,000 but lesss than $150,000, fraud by use or possession of identifying information, and false statement to obtain property or credit of more than $30,000. Willis was placed in the
Tarrant County Jail. (NOTE: No mugshot available)
Whitney Brooke Wilkerson, 32, of Paris, was arrested at her residence at 9:20 A.M. on February 26, 2021 on a felony warrant charging her with evading arrest or detention with a vehicle. She was later placed in the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police responded to a shoplifting in the 2400 block of N Main St at 4:06 P.M. on February 27, 2021. Officers observed William Daniel Morgan, 30, of Paris, exiting the store and pushing a shopping cart with several items in it. Morgan immediately fled from the officer and after a footchase, Morgan was apprehended. Morgan had not paid for any of the
items in the cart. He was charged with theft of more than $750 but less than $2,500 and evading arrest. Due to a previous conviction for evading arrest, this charge was enhanced to a felony. Morgan was later placed in the Lamar County Jail.
A 2017 White Honda Accord was reported as stolen from the 100 block of E Price St at 1:52 P.M. on February 28, 2021. The investigation continues.
Misty Von Decker, 35 of Paris, was arrested at 12:37 A.M. on February 28, 2021 on a Lamar County warrant charging her with possession of a controlled substance of less than 1 gram. The warrant stemmed from a September case where an investigation of a different matter had led officers to locate methamphetamine inside her residence. Decker was later
transferred to the Lamar County jail.
Paris Police responded to 221 calls for service and arrested 9 persons over the weekend ending at midnight on February 24, 2021.