Two Arrested Last Night on Drug Charges
Last night, March 16, 2014 at about 11:27pm, the Paris Police arrested 19 year old Jalen Juwan Hicks and 18 year old Quarmontre Quay’Dreon Wallace, both of Paris, for narcotics violations in the 500 block of E Grove St.
Officers made contact with Hicks and Wallace while they were sitting in a vehicle. Officers smelled what they believed to be marijuana inside the vehicle. During the investigation, Officer found that Wallace had a baggie of marijuana in his pants pocket. Inside the vehicle, Officers located several baggies of marijuana inside the glove compartment along with a handgun that was later found to have been reported stolen. Also found inside the vehicle was a package of crack cocaine.
Hicks was charged with manufacturing or delivering a controlled substance, delivery of marijuana, theft of a firearm, and unlawfully carrying a weapon. Wallace was charged with manufacturing or delivering a controlled substance and possession of marijuana. Both were later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.