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Two Arrested Last Night on Drug Charges

Jalen Juwan Hicks, 19
Jalen Juwan Hicks, 19
Quarmontre Quay’Dreon Wallace, 18
Quarmontre Quay’Dreon Wallace, 18

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.

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