Paris Police spoke with a victim of a fraud in the 1700 block of W Austin St at 7:23 P.M. on March 26, 2021. The victim reported that they had received a bank card in the mail on an account that they have not authorized. The incident is under investigation.
Paris Police responded to a welfare concern in the 200 block of NE 21st St at 8:26 P.M. on March 26, 2021. Officers located 55 year old Jack Douglas Dennis inside the residence. Dennis was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and was arrested. He was later transferred to and placed in the Lamar County Jail.
At 12:37 A.M. on March 28, 2021, Paris Police stopped a vehicle in the 1100 block of NW 7th St for a traffic violation. The driver reported that on March 25, 2021, a known person had shot at him and his girlfriend in the 1300 block of Pine Bluff St after an altercation. The victim received minor injuries during the altercation and his vehicle had
several bullet holes in it. The incident is under investigation.
Paris Police stopped a vehicle in the 3900 block of Lamar Ave at 2:59 A.M. on March 28, 2021 for speeding. The driver, 62 year old Clifford Brett Forney, of California, was found to have an outstanding felony probation violation warrant charging him with fugitive from justice and possession of a controlled substance for sale. Forney was arrested and later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Jeremy Lynn Smith, 41, of Paris, was arrested at his residence at 4:19 P.M. on March 28, 2021 on a Lamar County felony bond surrender warrant for two counts of possession of a controlled substance. Smith was arrested without incident and later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police responded to 226 calls for service and arrested 8 persons over the weekend ending at midnight on March 28, 2021.