Paris police make 12 arrests on Wednesday on 101 calls

Paris police suburban - CopyParis police officer responded to 101 calls in the 24-hour period ending Thursday morning, resulting in 12 arrests, Assistant Police Chief Randy Tuttle said:

  • 3 for narcotics
  • 3 for public intoxication
  • 3 for traffic
  • 2 for assault
  • 1 for forgery

“The police department responded to one vehicle accident involving property damage,” Tuttle said.

“The department took reports of one theft, one family disturbance, and one fraud,” he added.

By Charles Richards, eParisExtra


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Charles Richards Charles Richards moved to Paris in 2004 after retiring from a 40-year career in journalism – the last 26 years as a news writer and sports writer with The Associated Press in Dallas and Washington, D.C. In mid-2004, The Paris News coaxed him out of retirement, and he began covering the police, court and regional beat for The Paris News. Then in early 2005, he was switched to coverage of a sharply divided Paris City Council. He was appointed by the City Council in 2006 to the 12-member City Charter Review Commission, which extensively rewrote the outmoded document. His writing awards include two first-place awards in statewide competition for feature writing. The most recent was his 2005 story on a Paris doctor’s startling use of leeches in a successful attempt to re-attach a man’s severed ear. Over his career, Richards’ interview subjects include Alabama Gov. George Wallace, President Bill Clinton, President George W. Bush, David Koresh, Arnold Palmer, Muhammad Ali and numerous other political and sports figures. He is an alumnus of Texas Tech, where he was editor of the school newspaper. He lives in Paris with his wife, Barbara, who is retired after 30 years as a teacher and high school counselor.