On Friday, May 26th, 2023 at 1:00pm; a Paris Patrolman conducted a traffic stop on a red Mustang in the 3800 block of Lamar Avenue for a seat belt violation. Passenger, 29-YearOld Tiffany Louise Cox of Blossom was confirmed; arrested for an Online Impersonation Name-Person Felony Warrant out of the Red River County Sheriff’s Office and later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
On Saturday, May 27th, 2023 at 4:00pm; A Paris Officer was dispatched to the 2200 Block of Bella Vista Drive in reference to a male subject being passed out in the driver’s seat of a park Chevy truck and the engine had been running several hours. A burnt glass pipe with white residue was in plain view. 45-Year-Old Brandon Lee Smith of Blossom was awaken and arrested Possession of a Controlled Substance- Methamphetamine and booked into the Paris Jail.
On Saturday, May 27th, 2023 at 5:00pm; Paris Dispatch received a call that a vehicle had ran into an apartment building in the George Wright Homes Complex, in the 600 block of SW 7th Street. Arriving Officer observed that a Ford Expedition had impacted the front of an apartment. The driver was slumped over in the vehicle; not conscious but breathing; had no visible injuries. Subject appeared to be suffering from an overdose or a medical episode. A prescription container, containing a usable amount of green leafy substance, identified as synthetic marijuana (K-2) was located. Paris EMS transported subject to Paris Regional Health treatment. A warrant will be sought for Driving While Intoxicated-2 or more previous convictions, State Jail Felony.
On Sunday, May 28th, 2023 at 1:42am; Paris Officers responded to a shots fired call in the 1600 Block of Ballard Drive. Paris Officers approached a parked vehicle with its lights on and observed a male subject asleep in the driver’s seat. A pistol was seen in the driver’s seat, laying against the subject’s leg. 28-Year-Old Deshawn Antarus Alexander of Paris woke up. The firearm was secured and Alexander was asked to exit the vehicle. Alexander exited the vehicle and began to evading on foot. Taser was deployed. Alexander was arrested, treated by EMS and later booked into the Paris Jail for Evading Arrest-Detention with Prior Convictions and Unlawful Possession of Firearm by Felon.
On Sunday, May 28th, 2023 at 5:47pm; Officers took a Robbery report from the 700 block of Graham Street, wherein a victim stated that his bicycle was stolen from him at gunpoint. The case in under investigation.
On Monday, May 29th, 2023 at 6:45pm; A victim told a Paris Officer that while he had been working in the fields in the 1200 block of New Jefferson Road; he had left the keys in his Green 2000 Ford F150 truck (blocked by a tree line) and it had been stolen. The victim had no suspects in mind and was unsure who would have come into the field looking into his truck. At 9:02pm, Officer responded to a DWI call involving a truck matching the stolen truck description, driving all over the road. A felony stop was conducted in the 1000 block of SW 6th Street and 17-Year-Old Cadairron Ahmon Cooper of Mesquite was identified as the driver and arrested for Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle.
On Monday, May 29th, 2023 at 7:51pm; An Assault Family-House-Member Impeding Breath Strangulation report was taken from the 4000 block of Brandyn Place that had occurred earlier in the day at a different location, around the 1300 block of Clarksville Street. The victim told a Paris Officer that she had been chocked by her boyfriend; making it difficult for her to breathe; after he became angry from viewing contents on her phone. The incident will be investigated.
Friday, May 26 through Monday, May 29, 2023: The Paris Police Department responded to 308 Calls for Service, arrested 11 adult persons and made 27 traffic stops.