Paris Police met with the victim of a fraud in the police department lobby at 1:25 P.M. on September 8, 2022. The 74 year old victim reported that he had received a letter from a credit card company advising that he had an unpaid balance. The victim advised that he called the company and was advised that someone had been using the card in California. The incident is under investigation.
Paris Police spoke with an 18 year old male about an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon at 3:50 P.M. on September 8, 2022, The victim reported that he was driving in the about the 2600 block of E Hickory St just prior to call for police assistance. The victim reported that two males stopped him as he was driving in the area and one of the males pointed a pistol at him. Officers located the two suspects and the incident is under investigation.
Paris Police responded to a disturbance in the 1200 block of Lamar Ave at 8:30 P.M. on September 8, 2022. Management advised officers that a white male had been causing problems with a customer and had walked away from the premesis. Officers located 43 year old Jeremy Lynn Smith, of Paris, in the 10 block of SE 13th St. During the investigation, Smith was found to be in possession of methamphetamine. Smith was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance of less than 1 gram and possession of drug paraphernalia. Smith is waiting to be transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police responded to 89 calls for service and arrested 6 persons on September 8, 2022.