Thursday, March 23, 2023 @ 10:21am: Community Service Officers took a Fraud Possession-Use Credit or Debit report after learning from an elderly victim that her Facebook account had been hacked; including changing her phone number. Upon contacting Facebook through a fake number (unknown to the victim); the victim was directed to go to Kroger and purchase three $500 Target gift cards with her debit card. She was successful in purchasing two. Having difficulty with the third; she was directed to withdraw $500 cash from an ATM to purchase the third; all of which she did and also provided photos of the cards as requested. She learned from her bank in the 100 block of North Collegiate of additional loss of money from her account through her debit card.
Thursday, March 23, 2023 @ 6:58pm: Paris Officer conducted a traffic stop on a 2008 tan Chevrolet Avalanche, in the 900 block of South Main Street for no front license plate. Of the four occupants; 47-Year-Old Leslie Theodore Rich of Yantis was confirmed to have two active warrants from Navarro County. Rich was taken into custody and booked into the Paris Jail for two counts of Bond Surrender-Hinder Apprehension or Prosecution Known Felon-3rd Degree Felony.
Thursday, March 23, 2023: The Paris Police Department responded to 77 Calls for Service and arrested 3 adult persons.