Paris Police stopped a vehicle in the 300 block of NW 19th St at 2:32 P.M. on May 25, 2022 for displaying an expired registration. The officer smelled the odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. The driver, Clint Kyle Wehrmann, 39, of Ladonia, Texas, admitted to possibly having drugs in the vehicle. The officer located marijuana and more than 1 gram of methamphetamine inside the vehicle. Wehrmann was arrested and then resisted the officers when they attempted to place him in the patrol vehicle. Wehrmann was charged with possession of a controlled substance and resisting arrest. A passenger in the vehicle was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Wehrmann was later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police stopped a vehicle in the 1600 block of N Main St at 8:55 P.M. on May 25, 2022 for not having any operating tail lights on the vehicle. The driver, 31 year old Jasmine Jacquel Cooper, of Paris, was found to have an outstanding felony probation violation warrant out of Red River County. She is on probation for an abandoning or endangering a child or child neglect conviction. Cooper was arrested and later placed in the Lamar County Jail.
At 10:09 P.M. on May 25, 2022, Paris Police observed a vehicle parked at Lake Crook. The officer knew that the park at Lake Crook closed at 10 P.M.. The officer made contact with a male that identified himself but did not have identification on him. A female was found to have outstanding Municipal Court warrants and was arrested. The male was arrested due to giving the officer a wrong name. He later identified himself as Shonson Marcel Smith, 49, of Paris. Smith was found to have an outstanding parole violation warrant and a felony warrant out of Jefferson County, Texas charging him with failing to register as a sex offender. He was additionally charged with failure to identify as a fugitive by giving the wrong name. Smith was later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police responded to 78 calls for service and arrested 8 persons on May 25, 2022.