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Officers with the Paris Police Department arrested five on Thursday in reference to a theft. Because this theft involved more than three persons, they were all charged with Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity, which is a Class A Misdemeanor, according to Public Information Officer, Curtis Garrett.
Officers were dispatched to the 700 block of E. Austin Street on Thursday regarding a theft that had just occurred. The victim at the scene was able to give police a description of a suspect vehicle that had fled the scene prior to their arrival.
According to Officer Garrett, police located the vehicle at a local pawn shop, and upon further investigation, discovered that these subjects had entered a yard on E. Austin Street and taken a bicycle and a Skill saw.
Arrested were 25-year-old Kimberly Layton, 45-year-old John David McCool, 17-year-old Michael Lee Doan, and 24-year-old Anthony Bo Moreno, all of Paris, for Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity.
The Paris Police Department responded to 84 calls for service on Thursday, August 29.