Paris Police responded to a burglary of a vehicle in the 3200 block of Allen St at 7:48 A.M. on September 23, 2022. The victim reported that someone had entered his vehicle during the night and had stolen his wallet and a pistol. The investigation continues.
Paris Police assisted a stranded motorist in the 2800 block of Lamar Ave at 4:07 P.M. on September 23, 2022. During the contact, the officer was given permission to search the vehicle. During the search, the officers located some pills in a container that the driver did not have a prescription to possess. James Burton House, 61, of Paris, was placed under arrest for possession of a dangerous drug. During the arrest, House was found to be in possession of Methamphetamine. He was additionally charged with possession of a controlled substance of less than 1 gram. House was booked and later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police was responding to a shots fired call in the 1000 block of NE 34th St at 12:44 A.M. on September 25, 2022 when the officer observed a white Chevrolet Malibu traveling at a high rate of speed coming from the area of the call. When the officer attempted to stop the vehicle, the driver sped up and attempted to elude the officer. The vehicle left the roadway in the 4000 block of SE Loop 286 and damaged a tire. The driver, Dontrell De Andrae Dennis, 20, of Paris, was arrested and charged with evading arrest or detention with a vehicle. Dennis was booked and later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police responded to a criminal mischief in the 1700 block of N Main St at 12:48 A.M. on September 25, 2022. Officers spoke with three victims who reported that their vehicles had been damaged by someone damaging some of the windows. The victims reported that they had been in an altercation with another person approximately 30 minutes prior to discovering the broken windows. All three advised that they knew the person that they had been in the altercation with and the suspect left the scene after the conflict. One victim also reported that the cameras at his house had been tampered with and upon arrival at the residence, found that someone had broken the windows to another vehicle in the driveway and damaged windows of the residence. The victims estimated the total damage to the vehicles and house to be over $750.00 but less than $20,000. The incident is under investigation.
Paris Police stopped a person in the 100 block of NW 4th St for walking in the roadway where a sidewalk was provided at 7:27 A.M. on September 25, 2022. The person, Vince Eric Pezina, 30, of Paris, was found to have two warrants out of Dallas County charging him with evading arrest or detention with a vehicle and resisting arrest. Pezina was arrested and later placed in the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police stopped a vehicle in the 1300 block of Clarksville St at 4:01 P.M. on September 25, 2022 for displaying an expired registration. The driver, 47 year old Jerry Lee McClour, of Paris, was found to have two outstanding city traffic warrants. During the arrest, McClour was found to have two pistols in the vehicle. McClour was also found to have numerous felony convictions and was charged with unlawful carrying a weapon by a felon. McClour is waiting to be transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police responded 248 calls for service and arrested 19 persons over the weekend ending at midnight September 25, 2022