Search for stolen laptop leads to marijuana charge

Paris police suburbanParis police arrested Annekque Shanell Robinson, 27, on Tuesday at her residence in the 2600 block of Beverly Drive for possession of a controlled substance she did not have a prescription for.

Detectives had gone to the residence as part of an investigation into a stolen laptop computer, police department spokesman Curtis Garrett said.

“Detectives immediately smelled marijuana emitting from inside the residence,” Garrett said.

Detectives then obtained a search warrant, confirmed her possession of marijuana, and took her into custody, Garrett said.

Police officers responded to 83 calls for service on Tuesday, resulting in nine arrests, Garrett said.

By Charles Richards, eParisExtra

 

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Charles Richards Charles Richards moved to Paris in 2004 after retiring from a 40-year career in journalism – the last 26 years as a news writer and sports writer with The Associated Press in Dallas and Washington, D.C. In mid-2004, The Paris News coaxed him out of retirement, and he began covering the police, court and regional beat for The Paris News. Then in early 2005, he was switched to coverage of a sharply divided Paris City Council. He was appointed by the City Council in 2006 to the 12-member City Charter Review Commission, which extensively rewrote the outmoded document. His writing awards include two first-place awards in statewide competition for feature writing. The most recent was his 2005 story on a Paris doctor’s startling use of leeches in a successful attempt to re-attach a man’s severed ear. Over his career, Richards’ interview subjects include Alabama Gov. George Wallace, President Bill Clinton, President George W. Bush, David Koresh, Arnold Palmer, Muhammad Ali and numerous other political and sports figures. He is an alumnus of Texas Tech, where he was editor of the school newspaper. He lives in Paris with his wife, Barbara, who is retired after 30 years as a teacher and high school counselor.