Paris Police responded to a disturbance in the 1200 block of Hearon St at 6:59 A.M. on November 20, 2020. One person had fled the scene before officers arrived but was located in the 800 block of Jefferson Rd. Colby Chase Franks, 21, of Paris, was found to have an outstanding felony bond surrender warrant for manufacturing or delivering a controlled substance. Franks was arrested and later transferred to the Lamar County jail.
Paris Police responded to a fraud call in the 2800 block of Stillhouse Rd at 2:30 P.M. on November 20, 2020. The reporting person advised that they were the supervisor of a home health company and their client had reported that the 33-year-old caregiver had used the client’s debit card to make three different withdrawals from the client’s bank account. The incident is under investigation.
Paris Police responded to a call in the 2400 block of N Main St at 2:09 A.M. on November 21, 2020, where a person was passed out in the driver’s seat of a 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse. Officers located and arrested 22-year-old Triston Michael Blackwell, of Talco, Texas. Blackwell was charged with driving while intoxicated. During the investigation, Blackwell
was found to be in possession of a handgun. Blackwell was found to have had at least two prior convictions for driving while intoxicated so this charge was enhanced to a felony. Blackwell was later placed in the Lamar County Jail.
A black 2004 Toyota Tundra pickup was reported as stolen from a parking lot in the 2800 block of E Price St at 7:50 A.M. on November 21, 2020. The investigation continues.
A Paris Police Officer located Daniel Monte Lester, 31, of Paris, in the 1500 block of Bonham St while performing a security check on the property and found that Lester had two outstanding misdemeanor warrants. Lester was found to be a convicted felon and was in possession of a firearm. Lester was additionally charged with the possession of the firearm by a felon. He was later placed in the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police responded to a disturbance in the 700 block of SE 6th St at 2:05 A.M. on November 22, 2020. When officers arrived, they observed a 39-year-old victim run out the back door screaming that Quentin Lee Ewing, 36, had attempted to kill her. The victim reported that during an argument, Ewing had strangled her and kicked her in her abdomen. Ewing was arrested and charged with assault of a family member by impeding breath. Ewing was later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police responded to 226 calls for service and arrested 22 persons over the weekend ending at midnight on November 22, 2020.