A man is behind bars this afternoon after a search warrant with the assistance of K-9 Cupa led to the discovery of multiple firearms and drugs in Paris.
“Detectives with the Narcotics Division of the Police Department were conducting an investigation in which the assistance of Officer Padier and K-9 Cupa was needed,” said Chief of Police Bob Hundley.
According to reports, Cupa was utilized and displayed a positive alert indicating the presence of illegal drugs from which a search warrant was obtained.
“Unfortunately, even in this pandemic, crime doesn’t take a time out,” said Hundley. “The warrant was served and resulted in the arrest of a Trevor McDonald 29 of Paris.”
During the investigation, McDonald was in possession of a little over three and a half pounds of marijuana and 53 grams of tetrahydrocannabinol.
McDonald was charged with a State Jail Felony, Possession of Marijuana>4 oz<5 lbs and Possession with the Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 2 or 2(A) >4 gram <400 gram a 1st Degree Felony.
Hundley said while multiple firearms were found, there are no firearm-related charges at this point.
“CUPA was crucial in making this case,” added Hundley.
The investigation is continuing.