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Paris police answer 258 calls for service, arrest 25 over the weekend

The Paris Police Department reported answering 258 calls for service, while making 25 arrests on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 7-9, according to Paris Police Chief Bob Hundley.

Police Department Car_sliderOf the arrests made over the weekend:

  • Two arrests were made after officers responded to a minor accident at 3:40 a.m. Saturday morning. The driver of a vehicle, Vanessa Eberhardy, 39, of Idabel, was charged with Driving While Intoxicated and a passenger, Steven Parnell, 37, also of Idabel, with Public Intoxication, after a turn to Oklahoma was missed and the vehicle attempted to make a turn from the wrong lane and was struck by another vehicle.
  • Michael Johnson, 44, of Paris, was arrested on a warrant stemming from an investigation of cruelty to animals. Johnson was alleged to have failed to feed his animals for several weeks. The investigation started in June of 2013 when the emaciated animals were reported running at large.
  • Officers doing a security check at Lake Crook Friday evening found an individual in a parked car to be in possession of alleged methamphetamine. Arrested was Gregory Lawler, 29, of Paris.
  • Timmy D. Sims, 39, of Paris, was arrested on felony theft warrants from two incidents involving the theft of flat screen televisions from a local retail store. The first theft took place on February 14 and the second on February 20. Sims was arrested at the scene of a disturbance call when officers checked him for local warrants.
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