Paris Police responded to the 1700 block of NE Loop 286 in reference to a criminal mischief or attempted theft. The victim reported that someone had attempted to remove the diesel particulate filter off of a 2019 Ford 1 ton vehicle. The suspects used a sawzall to cut the filter and the wiring. The victim reported that the cost to repair or replace the filter system was over $4,000. The incident is under investigation.
Paris Police met with a victim of a forgery in the lobby of the Police Department at 4:40 p.m. on March 12, 2021. The victim reported that someone had cashed three checks from his bank account for over $1,300.00. The victim believes that the checks had been stolen from his residence in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. The investigation continues.
Paris Police responded to a terroristic threat at 865 DeShong Dr at 6:29 P.M. on March 14, 2021. The suspect was described as a black male dressed in all black. The male had threatened to damage the building and was last seen walking west on Stone Ave. While enroute, officers received a call of an assault at 320 Stone Ave. The suspect was the same person that had threatened damage to PRMC. The suspect had fled that scene and was located in a vehicle in the 2700 block of N Main St. The report states that the suspect had just had surgery and was returned to the hospital. It was reported that the suspect had choked a 21 year old female at 320 Stone Ave. After the suspect was released from the hospital, the suspect returned to the apartment at 320 Stone Ave. When officers arrived again, 20 year old Kentarius Demond Gaines, was arrested and charged with assault of a family member by impeding breathing. Gaines was later transferred to the Lamar County
Paris Police responded to 211 calls for service and arrested 15 persons over the weekend ending at midnight on March 14, 2021.