Paris police responded to a fraud call in the 2500 block of N Main St at 8:36 a.m. on July 14. It was reported by an employee that the lock had been broken on a gas pump, and an electronic skimmer had been found attached to the wiring inside the pump. The clerk reported that the pump had not been tampered with the day before. The attending officer seized the skimmer, and the incident is currently under investigation.
Later that morning at 10:09 a.m. on July 14, Paris police executed a search warrant on a residence in the 300 block of NE 2nd St. Officers located 43-year-old Curtis Lee Webster who was arrested after officers located more than 10 ounces of a synthetic cannabinoid, a small amount of marijuana, and several firearms. One of the guns discovered was found to have been reported as stolen. Webster was booked and later transferred to the Lamar County jail.
Later that day at 1:22 p.m., Paris police responded to the 400 block of NE 12th St in reference to a theft. The victim reported to officers that a 2002 Coleman pop-up camper trailer had been stolen from the property. The camper was valued at $4,000. The incident is still under investigation.
Finally, at 6:49 p.m. Tuesday, Paris police stopped a vehicle in the 1200 block of Lamar Ave due to the driver not wearing a safety belt. During the stop, it was found that the driver, identified as 26-year-old David Lee Eacret, of Paris, had two outstanding felony warrants out of Grayson County, charging him with aggravated sexual assault of a child. He was arrested and later placed in the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police responded to 102 calls for service and arrested nine people on July 14, 2020.