Paris Police spoke with a victim of a fraud in the 4300 block of Bonham St at 8:06 A.M. on April 30, 2021. The victim reported that they had received a counterfeit $10 bill from a business. The bill had what appears to be Chinese writing on one end of it. The incident is under investigation. Paris Police ask that you please check your change before leaving a place of business to make sure that you do not become a victim of a fraud.
Paris Police stopped a vehicle in the 2200 block of Hubbard St for speeding at 11:15 P.M. on May 1, 2021. The passenger, 29 year old Ashley Billie Sue Howard, of Paris, was found to have an outstanding felony warrant for theft. The warrant stemmed from a report in July of 2020 where a camper trailer was reported stolen from the 400 block of NE 12th St. Howard was arrested and later placed in the Lamar County Jail.
At 10:12 A.M. on May 2, 2021, Paris Police spoke with the victim of a stalking in the 1400 block of W Houston St. The victim reported that her ex-boyfriend had been harassing her on her job and at her residence. On ths date, the ex-boyfriend was observed removing the breakers from the breaker box of her house and damaging her vehicle. The incident is under investigation.
Sean Kenneth Friday, 36, of Lamar County, was arrested in the 1000 block of NE 25th St at 11:48 A.M. on May 2, 2021. Friday was located when officer conducted a welfare check on a person that was possibly intoxicated on an illegal substance. Friday was later placed in the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police responded to a shots fired call in the 500 block of NE 12th St at 2:25 P.M. on May 2, 2021. The victim reported that he was trying to sell a pair of shoes on-line and a white vehicle pulled up to the residence that was occupied with 3 males. The victim showed the people in the vehicle one of the shoe’s and the person that was wanting to buy the shoes gave the victim 2 $100 bills. Upon examining the bills, they were deemed to be fake bills. An argument ensued and one of the persons in the vehicle produced a pistol and pointed it at the victim. The victim’s brother exited the residence and the person with the pistol fired several shots at the residence. No one was injured in the altercation. The incident is under investigation.
Paris Police responded to 229 calls for service and arrested 10 persons on May 2, 2021.