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Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week

Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week

Sometime between 6 P.M. and 7:45 P.M. on August 13, 2014, an unknown subject stole a purse from a vehicle that was parked in the parking lot at 3535 Lamar Ave. The purse contained identifications of the owner along with several credit cards, cash, a checkbook, and an iphone-5 Cell phone. The...

08/21/2014 by eParisExtra

Zachary Chavez Simmons Indicted

Zachary Chavez Simmons Indicted

  23 year old Zachary Chavez Simmons, of Paris has been indicted for the robbery of Swaim’s Hardware. Mr. Simmons was arrested on July 31, 2014 at about 10:00 A.M.  on a warrant charging him with aggravated robbery. The warrant stemmed from the investigation of the January 18th...

08/20/2014 by eParisExtra

Hearing for Man Accused of Murder Rescheduled

Hearing for Man Accused of Murder Rescheduled

A pre-trial hearing for David Scott Powell, 34, that was scheduled for yesterday morning, Tuesday, August 19th, has been postponed until next month. Powell was arrested back in March of 2014 for the murder of his father. David Wayne Powell, 54, was found deceased on a shop floor on the 6500...

08/20/2014 by eParisExtra

Theft at Lamar County Fairgrounds

Theft at Lamar County Fairgrounds

The Paris Police responded to a report of a theft at the Lamar County Fairgrounds. It was reported that a known suspect who had been doing community service at the fairgrounds had allegedly stolen 259 gate passes to the upcoming county fair. It was also reported that the passes are being...

08/13/2014 by eParisExtra

Man Charged with Two Counts of Attempted Aggravated Assault

Man Charged with Two Counts of Attempted Aggravated Assault

 33 year old Marcus John McCann, of Paris, was arrested at about 10:06 P.M. on August 12, 2014 when officers responded to a disturbance in the 1000 block of SE 16th St. It was reported that McCann began cursing several people and calling them racial slurs. McCann was asked to leave the...

08/13/2014 by eParisExtra

Burglary at OMG Designs

Burglary at OMG Designs

Paris Police responded to a report of a burglary of a business at about 11:41 A.M. on Monday, August 11, 2014 at 13 SE 1st St in downtown Paris. The owner of the business, OMG Designs, told Paris Police Officers that when she arrived at the store, she found that someone had kicked the glass...

08/12/2014 by eParisExtra

Shoplifter Caught at Walmart

Shoplifter Caught at Walmart

Sharon Denise Campbell, 53, of Paris was arrested at 4:05 P.M. on August 10, 2014 when she was reportedly observed attempting to shoplift numerous items from Wal-Mart in the 3800 block of Lamar Ave. It was found that Campbell had at least two prior convictions for theft and this new charge...

08/11/2014 by eParisExtra

Paris Police Respond to a Call of Shots Fired early Saturday Morning

Paris Police Respond to a Call of Shots Fired early Saturday Morning

28 year old Rashad Dewayne Biggers of Hugo, Oklahoma, was arrested at 5:37 A.M. on August 9, 2014 when Paris Police officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 300 block of NE 3rd St. Paris Police located Biggers laying in his vehicle in the 500 block of E Tudor St. When officers woke...

08/11/2014 by eParisExtra

Paris Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

Paris Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

Randy Mobley turned himself in on Friday afternoon on an arrest warrant for possession of child pornography. The Paris Police Department was contacted by two different law enforcement agencies that investigate online sex crimes and advised them that there was an IP address in Paris that was...

08/10/2014 by eParisExtra

Man Arrested for Sexual Assault of a Child

Man Arrested for Sexual Assault of a Child

Yesterday afternoon, August 7th at about 3:16 am the Paris Police were dispatched to 331 E. Price St2014 in reference to a wanted person. Paris Police arrested 49 year old Douglas Dewayne Stapp, Jr. on Lubbock County warrants charging him with aggravated sexual assault of a child, sexual...

08/07/2014 by eParisExtra

Paris Police Reports on Two Weekend Crimes

Paris Police Reports on Two Weekend Crimes

45-year old Jesse Black, of Paris, was arrested by Paris Police Officers at about 6:05 P.M. on Saturday, August 2, 2014 in the 1400 block of Tudor St for allegedly driving while intoxicated. Officers reported responding to a call of an accident where a vehicle had struck a tree. Black was...

08/04/2014 by eParisExtra

Paris PD investigates abduction and stabbing

Paris PD investigates abduction and stabbing

The Paris Police Department were made aware of a kidnapping at 12:17 Saturday morning, when officers were advised that the victim was abducted by force from her place of employment by an ex-boyfriend. “The boyfriend was evidently hiding behind the truck when the victim...

08/02/2014 by eParisExtra

Man Arrested for Aggravated Robbery

Man Arrested for Aggravated Robbery

23 year old Zachary Chavez Simmons, of Paris, was arrested at about 10:00 A.M. on July 31, 2014 on a warrant charging him with aggravated robbery. The warrant stemmed from the investigation of the January 18th robbery at Swaim Hardware in the 200 block of SW 1st St. where it was reported that...

08/01/2014 by eParisExtra

Paris Police Investigating a Burglary on Clarksville Street

Paris Police Investigating a Burglary on Clarksville Street

The 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...

07/28/2014 by eParisExtra

Drunk Driver Runs 18 Wheeler Off the Road on Loop 286

Drunk Driver Runs 18 Wheeler Off the Road on Loop 286

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...

07/28/2014 by eParisExtra

Man Arrested found with Methamphetamine

Man Arrested found with Methamphetamine

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...

07/28/2014 by eParisExtra

Local store robbed at gunpoint

Local store robbed at gunpoint

At around 11:15 p.m. on Wednesday, the Paris Police Department responded to a call of robbery at 707 Bonham Street, according to the department’s public information officer, Curtis Garrett. “Officers were advised by the clerk of the store that a black male, approximately 20 years...

07/25/2014 by Josh Allen

39-year old Paris man arrested for theft

39-year old Paris man arrested for theft

One of the arrests was 39-year George Alexander Wells, who was taken into custody on a theft charge when he was observed trying to sell merchandise that he had not paid for, which he’d removed from shelves in a store. When the police discovered that Wells had at least two prior...

07/22/2014 by Josh Allen

Sheriff: "Good police work" results in meth labs seized, two arrested

Sheriff:

Two were arrested and charged with almost twenty counts of manufacturing/delivery of a controlled substance last week, after a long investigation involving multiple agencies led to the seizure of sixteen ‘meth labs’ in Paris, Lamar County Sheriff Scott Cass said in a press...

07/19/2014 by Josh Allen

Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Child Sex Crimes

Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Child Sex Crimes

Danny Daniels, 69, pled guilty on Tuesday to two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child and two counts of indecency with a child, sexual contact. Judge Bill Harris sentenced Daniels to 15 years for each count, the sentences will run concurrently. Daniels turned himself in to...

07/17/2014 by eParisExtra