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PA system stolen from local church

PA system stolen from local church

The Paris Police Department responded to the 1500 block of Grove Street at 12:01 p.m. on Friday, July 24, where it was reported that some unknown person(s) had pried open a back door to the Wayside Church of God in Christ and stole the sound system and two speakers, according to Public...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Lamar County Sheriff's Dept. Inmate Bookings - July 24-26

Lamar County Sheriff's Dept. Inmate Bookings - July 24-26

Kendrick Derrell Earls – Assault Family/Household Member w/ Previous Conviction (2 Counts), Unlawful Restraint Kenneth Lee Flowers – Public Intoxication Jesus De La Cruz Herrera – Possession of Marijuana <2 oz Rena Sue Goss – Failure to Identify (Giving...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Christian Sims Indicted on Murder Charge

Christian Sims Indicted on Murder Charge

After three hearings to determine competency and certification as an adult, 17-year-old Christian Sims was indicted by a grand jury on Monday. Sims, who is accused in the murder of his grandmother, Annie Sims, must now stand trial in the 6th Judicial Court. Per Texas law, press members are not...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Paris PD Weekend Arrests - July 24-26

Paris PD Weekend Arrests - July 24-26

The Paris Police Department responded to 242 calls for service and arrested 11 individuals over the weekend. Those arrested and their charges are as follows: LeKersie Jerome Cooper, 23, Failure to Display DL Ray Lee Ethridge, 49, Public Intoxication Rena Sue Goss, 51, Failure to Identify...

07/27/2015 by Josh Allen
Two juveniles arrested for painting graffiti on two Blossom churches, school and park

Two juveniles arrested for painting graffiti on two Blossom churches, school and park

The Lamar County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two male juveniles for the criminal mischief occurring in the Blossom community, according to Lamar County Sheriff Scott Cass. “The Sheriff’s Office had taken reports of the criminal mischief on two separate occasions last month where...

07/26/2015 by Josh Allen
Lamar County Sheriff's Dept. Inmate Bookings - July 23

Lamar County Sheriff's Dept. Inmate Bookings - July 23

Charles Lee Dillard, Jr. – Assault Family/Household Member (Impeding Breathing/Circulation Jordan Denta Johnson – Burglary of a Vehicle Jason Don Hines – Driving While Intoxicated Kendrick Derrell Earls – Assault Family/Household Member w/ Previous Conviction (2 Counts),...

07/24/2015 by Josh Allen
Man arrested after allegedly assaulting two people

Man arrested after allegedly assaulting two people

26-year-old Kendrick Derrell Earls, of Paris, was arrested at 9:57 p.m. on Thursday, July 23, and charged with two counts of felony assault, according to Paris PD Public Information Officer Curtis Garrett. The report stated that officers responded to the 500 block of SW 1st Street, where two...

07/24/2015 by Josh Allen
Paris PD Arrests on Thursday, July 23

Paris PD Arrests on Thursday, July 23

The Paris Police Department responded to 114 calls for service and arrested 8 individuals on Thursday, July 23. Those arrested and their charges are as follows: Chase Wesley Avance, 25, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Samantha Raye Avance, 23, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Evan Lawrence...

07/24/2015 by Josh Allen
Lamar County Sheriff's Dept. Inmate Bookings - July 22

Lamar County Sheriff's Dept. Inmate Bookings - July 22

Merlie James King – Violation of Bond/Protective Order Jeffrey Erick Jones – Assault Causing Bodily Injury (Family Violence), Harassment Jonathan Isaac Alwardt – Sex Offenders Duty to Register Life/Annually Connor Cass Manners – Failure to Identify (Fugitive Giving...

07/23/2015 by Josh Allen
Paris man arrested after allegedly choking his wife

Paris man arrested after allegedly choking his wife

49-year-old Charles Lee Dillard (pictured), of Paris, was arrested at 11:11 P.M. on Wednesday, July 22, and charged with a felony assault, according to Paris PD Public Information Officer Curtis Garrett. It was reported that Dillard had assaulted his wife in the 300 block of NE 35th Street by...

07/23/2015 by Josh Allen
Paris PD Arrests on Wednesday, July 22

Paris PD Arrests on Wednesday, July 22

Paris Police responded to 111 calls for service and arrested 7 individuals on Wednesday, July 22. Those arrested and their charges are as follows: Charles Lee Dillard, 49, Assault Family/House Member David Lee Edwards, 40, Motion to Adjudicate Laterrany Shavette Gill, 27, Driving w/ License...

07/23/2015 by Josh Allen
Woman arrested after attempting to run over a man with her car

Woman arrested after attempting to run over a man with her car

Earlier this week, the Paris Police Department responded to a disturbance call in the 900 block of Grove Street where a woman was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon after an altercation with another person, according to Paris PD Public Spokesman Curtis Garrett. At the scene it...

07/22/2015 by Josh Allen
Lamar County Sheriff's Dept. Inmate Bookings - July 21

Lamar County Sheriff's Dept. Inmate Bookings - July 21

Samuel Ray Stephens – Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Charles Ray Miles, Jr. – Bench Warrant, Silent Abusive Calls to 911 Service, Burglary of a Building, Burglary of a Habitation, Theft of Property >=$500 <$1500, Criminal Trespassing Jesse Mark Smallwood – Theft of...

07/22/2015 by Josh Allen
Paris PD Arrests on Tuesday, July 21

Paris PD Arrests on Tuesday, July 21

The Paris Police Department responded to 106 calls for service, made 36 traffic stops, and arrested 5 persons on Tuesday, July 21. Those arrested and their charges are as follows: Merlie James King, 65, Violation of Bond/Protective Order Tiffany Amber Myers, 22, Assault (Family Violence Class...

07/22/2015 by Josh Allen
Reno PD makes arrest for drugs after short pursuit

Reno PD makes arrest for drugs after short pursuit

Over the weekend, Reno Police Department officers attempted to perform a traffic stop on a motorcycle that was traveling eastbound on Lamar Road through Reno at a high rate of speed, according to Reno Police Chief Matt Birch. “While being chased, the motorcycle turned north onto Mount...

07/21/2015 by Josh Allen
Man arrested for disorderly conduct after disrupting meeting at City Hall

Man arrested for disorderly conduct after disrupting meeting at City Hall

A Paris man was arrested yesterday after refusing to leave a meeting that he’d disrupted at City Hall, according to Paris PD Public Relations Officer Curtis Garrett. At a Paris Building and Standards meeting on July 20, 40-year-old Robert Gene Walker allegedly created a disturbance and...

07/21/2015 by Josh Allen
Lamar County Sheriff's Dept. Inmate Bookings - July 20

Lamar County Sheriff's Dept. Inmate Bookings - July 20

Sara Allison Corsetti – Assault Causing Bodily Injury Zill Sanders, III – Possession of Marijuana <2 oz Cornisha Dorshae Brown – Aggravated Assault w/ a Deadly Weapon Leroy Briand Baker, III – Possession of Controlled Substance PG 1 <1 g, Possession of Dangerous...

07/21/2015 by Josh Allen
Paris PD Arrests on Monday, July 20

Paris PD Arrests on Monday, July 20

The Paris Police Department arrested six individuals — five adults, one juvenile — on Monday, July 20. The adults arrested and their charges are as follows: Cornisha Brown, 26, Aggravated Assault w/ a Deadly Weapon Shaun Damon Eichert, 37, Disorderly Conduct Mandy Beth Ford, 35,...

07/21/2015 by Josh Allen
Lamar County Sheriff's Dept. Inmate Bookings - July 17-19

Lamar County Sheriff's Dept. Inmate Bookings - July 17-19

Cody Glenn Limbock – Violation of Parole Nathan Robert Aultman – Resisting Arrest/Search/Transport, Evading Arrest/Detention Christian Vernon Lee Sims – Murder Sean Tyler Jones – No Driver’s License (When Unlicensed) Shareka Lashon Scales – Assault Causing...

07/20/2015 by Josh Allen
Paris PD Weekend Arrests - July 17-19

Paris PD Weekend Arrests - July 17-19

The Paris Police Department made twelve arrests during the weekend of July 17-19 — eleven adults, one juvenile. Those arrested and their charges are as follows: Nathan Robert Aultman, 20, Evading Arrest/Detention, Resisting Arrest/Search/Transport Leroy Briand Baker, 52, Possession of...

07/20/2015 by Josh Allen