Paris Police responded to a theft that had occurred in the 500 block of DeShong Dr. at 8:32 A.M. on February 28, 2020. It was reported that a known suspect had stolen the victim’s cell phone and had later stolen over $1,500 from the victim’s bank account. The incident is under investigation.
At 10:35 A.M. on February, 28, 2020, Paris Police found that a known sex offender is not living where he reported to be in the 1000 block of Lamar Ave. The incident is under investigation.
Paris Police detained a vehicle that was parked and occupied facing the wrong way in the 400 block of Graham St at 11:20 P.M. on February 29, 2020. The investigation led to the arrest of the passenger that had given a false name. Vegas Raynard Cooper, 33, of Paris, was found to have an outstanding felony warrant charging him with unlawful restraint of a person that was under 17 years of age and a second felony warrant charging him with continuous violence against the family. Cooper later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police responded to 263 calls for service, and arrested 13 persons over the past weekend ending at midmight on February 27, 2020.