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Paris Police Reports May 25, 2021

Paris Police responded to the 600 block of E Austin St at 12:36 A.M. on May 26, 2021 in reference to an assault. The 62 year old victim reported that a known person had entered the victim’s home and had become angry. The suspect then retrieved a hammer from another part of the house and struck the victim in the head with it. The victim refused medical treatment. The incident is under investigation.

Gerald Russell Bridgers, 35, of Paris, was arrested in the 2200 block of E Price St at 4:29 A.M. on May 26, 2021. Bridgers was observed riding a bicycle on the street that was not properly equipped with lighting. Bridgers was found to have two outstanding misdemeanor warrants and placed into custody. Bridgers was found to be in possession of methamphetamine. He was additionally charged with possession of a controlled substance. Bridgers was placed in the city jail awaiting to be transferred to the Lamar County Jail.

Paris Police responded to 80 calls for service and arrested 2 persons on May 25, 2021.