Lamar County Sheriff’s Dept. arrests & bookings during the period of April 18 – 19

Michael Douglas Hoofard, 45, Possession of Marijuana <2oz

sheriffJessica Nicole Ridley, 29, Forgery Financial Instrument

Jason William Ellis, 23, Assault Causing Bodily Injury – Family Member

Eddie Dean Roberts, 38, Abandon/Endanger Child – Criminal Negligence

Heather Caroline Bybee, 23, Criminal Trespassing

Gene Hamilton, IV., 20, Forgery Financial Instrument, Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity

Denzell Breonn Harrison, 22, Motion to Revoke Probation, Evading Arrest/Detention

Crime Stoppers is asking for your help in solving a ‘Burglary of a Building’ crime

Lamar County Crime Stoppers is asking for your help in solving the following Felony crime:

crimestoppers-color-logo-25-ann-high-res-1024x439On April 18, 2013, the Lamar County Sheriff’s Department received a report that a building had been broken into on CR 27300 and a red 3-wheeler had been stolen.  In the same area, another report was taken where a vacant house had been broken into and had been vandalized.

The Lamar County Sheriff’s Department needs to know the information that you have concerning these crimes so that they can be solved. If you have knowledge of who may have possession of this 3-wheeler or who damaged this house, you could receive a reward of up to $1000 for that information by calling Crime Stoppers.

Persons with information about this or any other crime, can contact Crime Stoppers 24 hours day — 7 days a week.

There are 4 different ways to submit a tip and remain anonymous…

  1. By phone at (903)785-tips (8477)
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  3. By text message- by adding “tip120” in front of your message and sending it to “crimes” (274637).
  4. And now smartphone users can submit a tip by downloading and using our new mobile app called TipSubmit.

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Only four arrests on Thursday; Paris PD adult arrests – April 18

Police DepartmentJami Christyne Comstock, 28, Failure to Identify Fugitive, Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility, Failure to Display DL, Expired Motor Vehicle Registration, Failure to Appear (Non-Traffic)

Jason William Allen Ellis, 23, Assault Causing Bodily Injury, Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility, Motor Vehicle Inspection, Failure to Appear (Non-Traffic)

Eddie Dean Roberts, 38, Abandon/Endager Child

Torrance Meyon Robinson, 30, Criminal Trespassing, Theft Under $50

Paris man accused of criminal negligence for using drugs with children present

A 38-year-old Paris man has been released on $10,000 bond after his arrest Thursday on a warrant alleging he used drugs while children were present in the home.

Paris Police carEddie Dean Roberts, of Paris, was booked into the Lamar County Jail at 4:38 p.m. Thursday and released 16 minutes later.

He was charged with criminal negligence/endangering a child.

The charges followed an investigation triggered by a complaint to Child and Protective Services, Paris Police Department spokesman Curtis Garrett said.

Police responded to 105 calls on Thursday, including a call from a resident in the 600 block of West Washington Street, who said she returned to her home and found a male acquaintance inside.

After a short conversation, she told police, the man left and she noticed that some money was missing.

The incident is under investigation, Garrett said.

Paris PD Press Release – Thursday, April 18

paris police carParis Police responded to 125 calls for service and arrested 11 persons on Wednesday, April 17. Of the calls for service, there were 3 reports of assault, 1 report of a terroristic threat, 4 reports of thefts, 1 report of a criminal trespass, 1 report of an accident involving an intoxicated driver, 1 report of a narcotics violation, and 2 reports of disturbances, according to Paris Police Public Information Officer Curtis Garrett.

Of the 11 arrests that were made, 5 were arrested on Class C misdemeanor warrants, 2 for theft, 1 for public intoxication, 1 for possession of marijuana, 1 for possession of a controlled substance, 1 for driving while intoxicated, 2 for criminal trespass, and 2 on parole warrants.