Paris Police Investigating a Burglary on Clarksville Street

Paris police suburbanThe Paris Police Department responded to 304 calls for service and arrested 15 persons over the past 72 hour period ending at midnight on July 27, 2014. Several reported crimes remain under investigation.

At about 10:35 A.M. on July 26, 2014, Paris Police responded to a report of a burglary of a business in the 1400 block of Clarksville St. It was reported that someone had entered the business through the back door and had taken numerous items including clothing, jewelry and the cash register. The incident is under investigation.

Also on Saturday, July 26th the Paris Police responded to a report of criminal mischief. Apparently, someone had shot an arrow into the roof of a house in the 1000 block of Cardinal Lane. The owner advised that the arrow appeared to have come from a westerly direction althought the arrow was sticking nearly straight up from the roof. The incident is under investigation.

On Friday, July 25th, at approx. 11:15pm Paris Police responded to a call of a property damage in the 2600 block of Lamar Ave. It was reported that a man inside his apartment picked up his pistol and it accidentally discharged. The bullet traveled through a wall into an adjoining apartment. The resident in the second apartment was not at home at the time of the incident. No injuries were reported and no charges are being sought at this time.




Drunk Driver Runs 18 Wheeler Off the Road on Loop 286

Tina Chancellor

Tina Chancellor

Paris Police were dispatched to an intoxicated driver call on NE Loop 286 on Sunday evening.

It was reported that the suspect vehicle had run an 18 wheeler off the road and into a ditch.

Officers located the described vehicle and observed that the vehicle was driving erratically.

29 year old Tina Chancellor of Paris was found to be intoxicated and arrested at about 7:24 P.M. on July 27, 2014 in the 5200 block of SE Loop 286.

Chancellor was later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.

Lamar County Sheriff Bookings

sheriffOver the weekend, the Lamar County Sheriff Department booked 21 inmates into the Lamar County Jail. Those inmates include:

Martin, Robert Eugene, BS/Criminal Trespass

Lee, Kaitlyn Breann, MTAG- Poss Marijuana <2oz

Weger, Raecheall Leann, MTR/Theft Property>=$50<$500; MTR/Theft Property<$50 w/ Prev conv

Wallace, Deondra Demond, MTAG/Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family

Strange, Henry Wayne, MTG/Interfer w/ Emergency Call

Brown, Ladarious, No Driver’s License (when unlicensed)

Woods, Kimberlin Deann, CCC/Theft Property>=$50<$500

Mounce, Krystle Gayle, MTR/Abandon Endanger Child Criminal Negligence

Bratcher, Tracy Hunter, CCC/Assault Causes Bodily Injury; CCC/Criminal Mischief $00<$1500

Kizer, Gary Wade, Driving While Intoxicated 3rd or more

Bailey, Seqouyah Trey, Criminal Trespass

Dawson, Joshua Stephen, Assault Causes Bodily Injury Family Violence

Waggoner, Benny Harold, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Sanchez-Lopez, Honorio, No Driver’s License (when unlicensed)

Johnson, Cornell, Injury Child/Elderly/Disabled; MTAG/Assault Causes Bodily Injury

Preston, Cam Aaron, POSS CS PG 1<1G; Unl Carrying Weapon

Williams, Johnny Ray, Display Expired License Plates; Expired Driver’s License

Sims, Donnealous Autuan, Speeding

Chancellor, Tina Louise, Driving While Intoxicated

McKnight, Tavita, Theft Property>=$50<$500

Collins, David, Accident Involving Damage to Vehicle



Man Arrested found with Methamphetamine

Cam Aaron Preston

Cam Aaron Preston

23 year old Cam Aaron Preston, of Paris, was arrested at about 3:39 A.M. on July 26, 2014 when he was observed in the immediate area of where Paris Police were dispatched to a possible burglary call that was in progress.

When officers attempted to talk with Preston, Preston ran from the officers. Officers caught up to Preston behind a residence and allegedly found Preston to be in possession of an illegal knife and drug paraphernalia.

Officers also reportedly found a small baggie of methamphetamine where Preston was detained.

Preston was charged with the possession of the narcotic, the illegal knife and the paraphernalia.




Abandoned House Fire Early Sunday Morning

fire structureThe Paris Fire Department responded to a structure fire located at 374 NE 17th Sunday Morning at 01:15 A.M.

The single family dwelling was fully involved when fire units arrived on scene. During the incident fire units had to protect other homes in its close proximity do to the large amount of fire and embers. The structure was an abandoned house that neighbors had occasionally seen people going in and out of in the past.

When fire fighters arrived on scene they found that the fire had made its way into the attic and through the roof. Fire units were on scene for extinguishment and investigation of the fire for approximately five hours. Subsequently the entire home was damage by fire making the structure a total loss.

A firefighter received a minor injury to his hand during this firefighting operation.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.