Paris Police were led on a chase shortly after 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 27, after officers pulled a vehicle over for expired registration in the 1200 block of W. Cherry Street.
“When the officer attempted to make contact with the driver, the driver fled in the vehicle,” said Paris PD’s informations officer Curtis Garrett. “A pursuit ensued and the vehicle eventually stopped in the 1400 block of (West) Cherry St.”
According to police, the driver then fled on foot and officers lost sight of the suspect in a wooded area. Garrett said officers allegedly recovered narcotics, marijuana and a pistol from inside the vehicle.
The investigation continues.