Paris Police spoke with a victim from Plano, Texas, about a fraud where someone had used their debit and credit cards to make transactions at a local business. The total of the transactions was over $1,400. The incidents are under investigation.
Paris Police stopped a vehicle 12:00A.M. on December 2, 2020 in the 600 block of W Center St for the vehicle displaying the wrong license plate. The back passenger, 34 year old Edward Lee Gaffney, Jr, of Paris, was found to have several outstanding Municipal Court warrants. As Gaffney was being arrested, he was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. The officer searched the vehicle and located more methamphetamine. Gaffney was charged with possession of a controlled substance of less than 1 gram. He was booked into the city jail and is awaiting transfer to the Lamar County jail.
Paris Police responded to 61 calls for service and arrested 3 persons on December 01, 2020.