Paris police responded to a shooting in the 1900 block of Fairfax at 10:01 p.m. on Aug 28. When officers arrived, the 40-year-old victim reported that he had been in the front of the residence when a white pick-up pulled up. Two white males and one white female exited the vehicle. One male was aggressive and appeared to want a confrontation. The victim then ran around to the back door and as he was closing the door, the aggressive male shot through the door striking the victim in the arm. The victim was transported to PRMC for a non-life threatening injury. The incident is currently under investigation.
Later at 10:41 a.m. on Aug 29, Paris police responded to a burglary of a residence in the 1100 block of Cedar St. It was reported that someone had broken a padlock and hasp off of the back door to gain entry. Numerous items were reported stolen. The incident is still under investigation.
Paris police spoke with a victim of a burglary of a vehicle in the 1400 block of W Washington St at 6:21 p.m. on Aug 29. The victim reported that he had left the vehicle at that address the day before to take a relative out of town. On this date, the victim reported that someone had stolen a shotgun out of the vehicle. The victim remembers locking the vehicle before going out of town and believes that the vehicle was locked when he returned. The incident is under investigation.
Paris police responded to a motor vehicle accident in the 4200 block of Lamar Ave at 11:50 p.m. on Aug 29. It was reported that a 2018 blue Chevrolet Sonic had rear ended a black 2010 Dodge pickup. The driver and passenger of the Dodge were taken to PRMC with incapacitating injuries. During the investigation, the driver of the Chevrolet was found to be intoxicated. Megan Elizabeth Green, 19, of Atoka, Oklahoma, was arrested and charged with intoxication assault with a vehicle causing serious bodily injury. She was later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Jeremy Cade Pruitt, 26, of Paris, was stopped in the 10 block of Church St at 12:58 a.m. on Aug 30, for driving a vehicle without any headlights. Pruitt was found to have four outstanding city traffic warrants. During the investigation, Pruitt was found to have a pistol in the vehicle. Pruitt was also found to have a prior felony conviction. He was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm. He is waiting to be transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
A black 2004 Toyota Tundra was reported stolen from the 2800 block of E Price St at 1:35 a.m. on Aug 30. The victim reported that a known suspect may have taken the vehicle without his consent. The incident is still under investigation.
Paris police responded to an abandoned vehicle in the 2400 block of Old Bonham Rd at 8:23 a.m. on Aug 30. Officers observed a white 2014 Nissan Altima sitting in the roadway. Officers found a 21-year-old male in the passenger seat. During the investigation, the vehicle was found to have been reported stolen out of Oklahoma. The person in the vehicle was found to be in possession of a dangerous drug (misdemeanor) and arrested. The investigation of the stolen vehicle is ongoing and no arrest has been made at this time charging anyone with theft of the vehicle.
Finally, Paris police responded to a burglary of a residence in the 400 block of Shady Oaks Lane at 12:27 p.m. on Aug 30. The victim reported that a possible known person had entered the residence through a back door and had stolen a large sum of money from her purse. The incident is still under investigation.
Paris Police responded to 254 calls for service and arrested 12 people over the weekend ending at midnight on August 30, 2020.