Paris Police stopped a gray 2006 BMW in the 2100 block of Lamar Ave at 3:39 P.M. on June 23, 2022 for not displaying a registration sticker on the windshield. The driver, 31 year old Katie Rae Simpson, of Cookville, Texas, was found to have two outstanding Municipal Court warrants. During the investigation, the license plate that was displayed on the rear of the vehicle was found to belong to another vehicle. During the arrest, Simpson was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and several articles of identifying information that did not belong to her. Simpson was charged with possession of a controlled substance of less than one gram and fraud by possession of identifying information. Simpson was placed in the city jail awaiting transfer to the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police located a stolen vehicle traveling in the 1700 block of Bonham St at about 6:00 P.M. on June 23, 2022. The vehicle had been reported as stolen from the 800 block of DeShong Dr on June 20, 2022. As the officers attempted to stop the vehicle, the vehicle fled from the officers. After a short chase, the vehicle stopped and the driver jumped out of the vehicle and fled from the officers on foot. Amarious Ahmad Gill, 20, of Paris, was apprehended in the 300 block of Provine Alley. Gill was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, evading arrest or detention with a vehicle, evading arrest or detention, along with a warrant charging him with criminal trespassing. Gill was later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
At 10:19 P.M. on June 23, 2022, Paris Police responded to a disturbance in the 1300 block of Fitzhugh Ave. Officers located Zatwavion Lajuan Easter, 31, of Paris, and found that Easter had an outstanding felony warrant out of Lamar County charging him with deadly conduct by discharging a firearm at individuals. Easter was arrested and later placed in the
Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police stopped a vehicle in the 400 block of Graham St at 11:08 P.M. on June 23, 2022 for displaying an expired registration. The passenger, Larry Lajuan Moss, of Paris, was found to have an outstanding felony warrant out of McCurtain County, Oklahoma charging him with failure to appear on a cruelty to animals charge. Moss was arrested and later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police responded to 91 calls for service and arrested 8 persons on June 23, 2022.