Paris Police arrested Ronnie Joe Beard, 64, of Paris at 11:01 A.M. on March 9, 2021 on a US Federal warrant charging him with possession of a firearm by a prohibited person. Beard was later placed in the Lamar County jail.
Jasmine Jacqual Cooper, 30, of Paris, was arrested at 1:30 P.M. on March 9, 2021 in the 4300 block of Bonham St on a Lamar County felony indictment warrant charging her with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Cooper was later placed in the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police stopped a vehicle in the 10 block of E Hickory St at 10:28 P.M. for a defective tail light. The officer smelled marijuana emitting from the vehicle and the driver gave consent to search the vehicle. The officer located a small amount of marijuana and a vape cartridge that contained THC oil. The driver, 38 year old Natashia Nicole Hernandez, of Paris, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana. She was later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
At 10:36 P.M. on March 9, 2021, Paris Police stopped a vehicle in the 500 block of Pine Bluff St for a defective tail light. The driver, 34 year old Juston Keith Hartgroves, of Blossom, was found to be in possession of methamphetamine. Hartgroves was arrested and a passenger was issued a citation for drug paraphernalia. Hartgroves was later placed in the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police responded to 67 calls for service and arrested 7 persons on March 9, 2021.