Paris police responded to a burglary of a residence in the 400 blk of Grand Ave at 10:53 a.m. Friday, July 24. It was reported that an unknown person(s) had possibly entered the residence through a window and ransacked the house. The owner advised that he was recently released from the hospital and found the back door was standing open on his return. At the time of the report, nothing could be found to be missing. The incident is currently under investigation.
Later that Friday at 9:45 p.m. Paris police responded to another call of a burglary of a residence in the 200 blk of NE 13th St. The victim reported that they had left Paris a few weeks ago and had been out of town until just before calling the Police Department. The victim advised that they had some friends over to the residence just prior to leaving town and believes that one of them had returned subsequently breaking into the house. A television and some personal items were taken, police are continuing to investigate the break-in.
On Saturday, July 25, at 2:06 a.m. Paris police responded to a disturbance in the 500 blk of E Tudor St. Officers could not locate anyone at that intersection; however, a few hours later, officers met with the victim of a gunshot wound at PRMC. The victim reported that he had been at 5th and E Tudor intersection earlier when someone started setting off fireworks and then began shooting. The victim received treatment for a non-lifethreatening wound and was released. The incident is still under investigation.
Paris police arrested 39-year-old Terri Lashurn Yates, of Paris at her residence in the 1800 block of Jackson Court at 5:07 a.m. Saturday, after officers had responded to a disturbance. It was reported that Yates had threatened to shoot several people in the residence, though the victims were able to take a pistol away from her. During the struggle, Yates bit one victim several times. She was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Chantez Dasha Washington, 31, of Paris, was arrested at 8:32 a.m. on Saturday after officers responded to a theft in the 200 blk of N Main St. The clerk reported that Washington had entered the store and had stolen a beer, also saying she had not left the parking lot. Officers located Washington still sitting in the parking lot when they arrived and found him to have at least two prior convictions for theft and therefore the charge was enhanced to a felony. Washington was later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
A 2009 Chevrolet Impala was reported stolen later that morning at 11:06 a.m. in the 3500 blk of Ruby Way. The victim reported that the vehicle was taken sometime after 8:30 p.m. the previous night. The vehicle was later located abandoned in Lamar County. The incident is currently under investigation.
Paris police responded to a burglary of a residence in the 100 blk of NE 8th St at 3:14 p.m. Saturday. The unknown suspect(s) had entered the residence by breaking a window and crawling in. Police are still investigating the incident.
At 10:40 a.m. Sunday, July 26, Paris police responded to a security check in the 1000 blk of Graham St. Victims reported to officers that they were awoken by what sounded like a tree limb falling on the roof. On further investigation, a bullet hole was found in the bedroom wall. No one was injured and there are no suspects at this time. The incident is currently under investigation.
Paris Police responded to 227 calls for service and arrested three people over the weekend ending at midnight on July 26, 2020.