Paris weekend activity include arrests for aggravated sexual assault, possession of drugs

paris-police-carParis police responded to 308 calls over the three-day weekend, resulting in 15 arrests, department spokesman Curtis Garrett said Monday.

  • Jesse Garon Reagan, 29, of Paris was taken into custody at his residence on Friday on one count of aggravated sexual assault of a child and one count of indecency with a child by sexual contact. He was taken to the Lamar County Jail.
  • Tammy Marie Rose, 47, of Paris was arrested while walking in the 1100 block of Pine Bluff Street. She was served with a warrant charging her with manufacturing or delivering a controlled substance. While she was beiong booked at the police department, officers found that she was in possession of numerous pills not prescribed to her, leading to a charge of possession of a dangerous drug. She was taken to the Lamar County Jail.
  • About 3:15 a.m. Saturday, officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 3200 block of Clarksville Street. Police found a small hand gun on the ground, but were unable to determine who discharged the weapon.
  • About 7:40 p.m. Saturday, police officers met with a person in the Paris Police Department lobby who reported being harassed by a drug dealer that the individual reported owing money to. Both complainant and suspect are from the Dallas area, Garrett said. The complainant reported receiving threatening and harassing messages by phone. Garrett said the complainant did not wish to file charges.

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.