Police seek public’s help in locating suspect in Feb. 6 armed robbery of Paris convenience store

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Investigation of the armed robbery at the CEFCO convenience store on Feb. 6 has resulted in the issuance of an arrest warrant for 24-year-old Michael Wayne Plummer II.

Efforts to locate the suspect indicate that the suspect is aware of the warrant and has fled the Paris area or is in hiding. The police department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating him.

“Anyone who has information regarding the whereabouts of Michael Wayne Plummer II are encouraged to call the police department or Crime Stoppers. Do not approach this individual as he is considered dangerous and has been in possession of firearms,” said Randy Tuttle, assistant chief of police for the Paris Police Department.

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.