Paris man was selling synthetic marijuana from his residence, police say
Geno Ethan Allen, 24, of Paris was arrested Thursday and charged with manufacturing or delivering a controlled substance — a first-degree felony — after Paris police officers found evidence he was selling synthetic marijuana.
Police department spokesman Curtis Garrett said police officers made the discovery after going to a residence in the 400 block of Bonham Street about 3 p.m. Thursday to check on the welfare of a person.
Officers made contact with Allen at the residence and located alarge bag of synthetic marijuana and evidence he was selling it, Garrett said.
Allen was later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Paris police officers responded to 98 calls on Thursday, resulting in the arrests of seven individuals, Garrett said.
By Charles Richards, eParisExtra