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Officers arrested 14 people – five on traffic warrants, two for public intoxication, two for assault, and one each for criminal mischief, theft, burglary of a vehicle, possession of a dangerous drug, Lamar County bond surrender warrant, and hindering apprehension or prosecution.
About 10:20 a. m. Thursday, an officer reported seeing Steven Black, 40, of Paris in plain view through a window of a residence in the 300 block of Northwest Third Street.
Knowing that Black had a felony warrant for his arrest, the officer requested back-up at that location. One officer said he knocked on the front door and was told by a woman that Black was not there. A second officer saw Black attempt to leave through a back door, and again the woman said Black was not inside the residence.
Later, Black came to the door and was arrested without incident. Jamie Lynn Simpson, 35, was arrested for hindering apprehension or prosecution.
Shortly after 10 p.m. Thursday, officers responded to an accident Involving two west-bound tractor trailers in the 500 block of Northwest Loop 286 near the entrance to Campbell Soup.
One truck was in the right lane and attempted to make a left turn onto the crossover and was struck by a truck that was in the inside lane. No injuries were reported.