Paris Police arrested Cheryl Lee Whitaker, 46, of Paris, at her residence, on a felony probation violation warrant out of Cherokee County, Texas at 3:13 P.M. on July 12, 2021. Whitaker is on probation for a possession of a controlled substance conviction. She was later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police stopped a vehicle in the 1900 block of Lamar Ave at 9:46 P.M. for speeding. During the investigation, the officer smelled marijuana odor emitting from the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle, two vape cartridges were found that contained THC. The driver, 21 year old Christian Paul McCarty, of Reno, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. A passenger was found to have an outstanding traffic warrant. McCarty was booked and is waiting to be transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police responded to 76 calls for service and arrested 6 persons on July 12, 2021.