Paris police responded to the 1900 block of Lamar Ave at 6:50 p.m. Friday, July 31, in reference to a fraud call. The victim reported that he had lost his wallet four days prior and he had just received an email alert that someone was attempting to use his credit cards at this location. Officers arrived and made contact with 33-year-old Brandon Jor-el Scott, of Paris. The investigation revealed that Scott had attempted to use three different credit cards that belonged to the victim. Scott was arrested and charged with fraudulent use of identifying information and resisting arrest. He was booked and later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Officers later that night responded to a reckless driver at 7:51 p.m. as the vehicle was driving into Paris on State Hwy 82 East. The vehicle was located in the 200 block of NE Loop 286 and was observed leaving the roadway while attempting to exit onto N Main St. The vehicle was stopped in the 1900 block of N Main St and the driver, identified as 24-year-old Rowdy James Wooten, of Clarksville, was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated. He was also found to have an outstanding felony motion to revoke probation warrant on a manufacturing or delivering a controlled substance conviction. Wooten was later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Paris police stopped a vehicle for having a defective tail lamp at 11:44 p.m. Friday. The driver, identified as 27-year-old Alante Laron Ginyard, of Reno, was found to have two outstanding warrants. One warrant charged Ginyard of leaving the scene of an accident where an injury had occurred. He was arrested and later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Paris police made a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 400 block of N Main St for speeding at 2:22 a.m. Saturday, August 1. The driver, identified as 32-year-old Jamie Flaco Ponce, of California, was found to be in possession of marijuana and cocaine. He was arrested and later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Stacia Yvette Record, 33, of Paris, was arrested at 1:08 p.m. Sunday, August 2. Officers had responded to a disturbance in the 1000 block of NW 18th St and had located Record in a vehicle at that location. It was found that she had an outstanding felony theft warrant stemming from an investigation in July where it was alleged that she had stolen over $2,500 from her employer. Record was booked and later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Later that day at 4:25 p.m., 36-year-old Cory Aaron Turk, of Paris was arrested at his residence after it was found that he had injured a dog by hitting it with an axe handle. Turk was later placed in the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police responded to 231 calls for service and arrested 19 people over the weekend ending at midnight on August 2, 2020.