Paris Police stopped a vehicle in the 900 block of E Hickory St at4:07 P.M. due to the licence plate showing to have been stolen out of Red River County. The driver, 55 year old Michael Dwayne Hughes, of Paris, was found to have multiple warrants. Hughes had an outstanding felony warrant out of Red River County for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, a warrant out of Hunt County charging him with driving while intoxicated and 4 Paris Municipal Court warrants. Hughes was arrested and is waiting to be transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police stopped a vehicle in the 3100 block of Lamar Ave at 11:52 P.M. on January 27, 2022 for a defective headlight violation. The driver, 38 year old Wesley Leon Smith, of Paris, was found to be in possession of methamphetamine. Smith attempted to swallow the narcotics. The narcotics were recovered and Smith was arrested. He was charged with possession of a controlled substance and tampering with evidence. He was later transferred to the Lamar County Jail. A passenger was found to have outstanding traffic warrants.
Paris Police responded to 73 calls for service and arrested 4 persons on January 27, 2022.