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Paris taxi driver thwarts robbery attempt

Paris taxi driver thwarts robbery attempt

A Paris taxi driver thwarted a robbery attempt early Sunday by speeding away when a passenger brandished a gun and demanded all of his money, police department spokesman Curtis Garrett said. Police officers responded to a call about 5:15 Sunday, meeting with the cab driver in the 600 block of...

12/30/2013 by Charles Richards
Paris police make seven arrests Thursday, including driver who left the scene of an accident on the loop

Paris police make seven arrests Thursday, including driver who left the scene of an accident on the loop

Paris police officers responded Thursday to 87 calls for service, resulting in seven arrests, Police Chief Bob Hundley said. Antonio Rodriguez, 26, of Paris was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident in the 1800 block of Northeast Loop 286. Witnesses at the scene said the driver of one...

12/27/2013 by Charles Richards
Paris police respond to 173 calls for service over Dec. 24-25, resulting in 15 arrests

Paris police respond to 173 calls for service over Dec. 24-25, resulting in 15 arrests

Police Chief Bob Hundley said Paris police officers responded to 173 calls for service over Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, resulting in 15 arrests: 5 on Paris Municipal court warrants, 3 on charges of theft under $50, 2 for public intoxication, 2 for assault, 1 for emergency detention, 1 on...

12/26/2013 by Charles Richards
Reno Police Department involved in Christmas Eve vehicle pursuit

Reno Police Department involved in Christmas Eve vehicle pursuit

A shoplifting call at the Paris Walmart store resulted in a Christmas eve chase that involved several law enforcement agencies, ending in Clarksville. Alvin Henry Jr., 54, of Clarksville was taken into custody in Clarksville and booked into the Red River County Jail. Lamar County dispatch...

12/26/2013 by eParisExtra
Paris police respond Tuesday to 89 calls, arrest 8

Paris police respond Tuesday to 89 calls, arrest 8

Paris police officers responded to 89 calls for service on Tuesday, resulting in eight arrests, Paris Police Chief Bob Hundley said. Four persons were arrested on class C misdemeanor Paris Municipal Court Warrants, one for shoplifting under $50, one on a Lamar County warrant for failure to...

12/24/2013 by Charles Richards
Heat-seeking camera used to detect couple in a field off South Church Street after high-speed chase

Heat-seeking camera used to detect couple in a field off South Church Street after high-speed chase

A Lamar County sheriff’s deputy used a FLIR device — a “Forward Looking InfraRed camera — to locate a 36-year-old Forestburg man and a 31-year-old Forestburg woman lying in a field after a high-speed chase that ended in their arrest over the weekend. Stephen Ray...

12/23/2013 by Charles Richards
Lamar County Sheriff’s Department arrests, bookings Dec. 19-20

Lamar County Sheriff’s Department arrests, bookings Dec. 19-20

Christopher Lee Fisher, 31, Driving While Intoxicated Clint Kyle Wehrmann, 31, Violation of Parole, Possession of Marijuana < 2 Oz, No Driver’s License (When Unlicensed) Kristi Victoria Simmons, 29, Manufacture/Delivery of Controlled Substance PG 2 or 2-A >=4g<400g Dwayne Lee...

12/20/2013 by Courtney McNeal
Paris PD arrests for Thursday, Dec. 19

Paris PD arrests for Thursday, Dec. 19

Jeremy Boyd Allen, 35, Manufacture/Delivery of Controlled Substance PG 1 >=1 g Drug Free Zone, Possession of Dangerous Drug-2 Counts Misty Nicole Ballard, 31, Theft of Property >=$1,500<$20K Wendee May Bennett, 34, Speeding, Violate Promise to Appear Phillip David Briley, 33, Municipal...

12/20/2013 by Courtney McNeal
Officials remove eight children from Paris residence where drugs were being sold

Officials remove eight children from Paris residence where drugs were being sold

Officers with the narcotics division of the Paris Police Department joined by Child Protective Service officials in a raid about 9 a.m. Thursday at a residence where drugs were reportedly being sold while numerous children were present and living. Dwayne Lee Clark Jr., 27, and Kristi Victoria...

12/20/2013 by Charles Richards
Lamar County Sheriff’s Department arrests, bookings Dec. 17-18

Lamar County Sheriff’s Department arrests, bookings Dec. 17-18

Aaron McDonald, 23, Telephone Harassment, Assault Family/Household Member Impeding Breath/Circulation, Terroristic Threat Tawana Jeanne Hicks, 36, Credit Card or Debit Card Abuse-Repeat Offender Gregory Vaughn Bazanni, 43, Deadly Conduct Billy Bob Shoemake Jr., 47, Driving w/ License Invalid w/...

12/19/2013 by Courtney McNeal
Paris PD arrests for Wednesday, Dec. 18

Paris PD arrests for Wednesday, Dec. 18

Rickey D Fields, 59, Defective Brake Light, Failure to Display Driver’s License Pamela Diane-Michelle Hess, 20, Theft of Property >=$50<$500 Christopher Allen Morris, 26, Burglary of Habitation, Possession of Controlled Substance PG 1<1 g Armando Bernal Porcayo, 39, Driving w/...

12/19/2013 by Courtney McNeal
Police ask for public's help in identifying two individuals seen on store video surveillance video

Police ask for public's help in identifying two individuals seen on store video surveillance video

Lamar County Crime Stoppers is asking assistance from the public in identifying two men whose images were captured on a store surveillance video camera. They are suspects in a theft case involving loss of more than $3,300 in property, according to Curtis Garrett, spokesman for the Paris Police...

12/18/2013 by Charles Richards
Paris PD arrests for Tuesday, Dec. 17

Paris PD arrests for Tuesday, Dec. 17

David Lee Mitchell, 58, Disorderly Conduct/Language Cody Lang Thomas, 29, Bond Surrender Warrant ...

12/18/2013 by Courtney McNeal
Lamar County Sheriff’s Department arrests, bookings Dec. 16-17

Lamar County Sheriff’s Department arrests, bookings Dec. 16-17

Artiman Scott Adams, 33, Burglary of Vehicle Luke Byron Pool, 30, Cruelty to Livestock Animals, Assault Family/Household Member w/ Previous Conviction Brittany Shyneise Beasley, 24, Criminal Mischief >=$50<$500 Bradley Neil Upchurch, 35, Capias Order Rest Bond- Forgery of Financial...

12/17/2013 by Courtney McNeal
Paris PD arrests for Monday, Dec. 16

Paris PD arrests for Monday, Dec. 16

Artiman Scott Adams, 33, Burglary of Vehicle Perry Wayne Hanley, 54, Criminal Trespassing Habitat/Shelter/Superfund/Infrastructure Christopher James House, 21, Motor Vehicle Inspection Violation ...

12/17/2013 by Courtney McNeal
Lamar County Sheriff’s Dept. arrests, bookings Dec. 13-16

Lamar County Sheriff’s Dept. arrests, bookings Dec. 13-16

Mario DeWayne Runnels, 22, Assault-Family/House Member Impeding Breath/Circulation Tanesha Leigh Shoemake, 22, Assault Causing Bodily Injury-Family Member Aaron Blake Lawler, 24, Contempt of Court:Disobedience of Court Order Christopher Scott Wilson, 29, Bond Surrender/Theft of Property...

12/16/2013 by Courtney McNeal
Paris PD arrests made over the weekend; Dec. 13-15

Paris PD arrests made over the weekend; Dec. 13-15

Freddy Ray Anderson, 50, Failure to Appear (Non-Traffic), Failure to Signal/Turn, DL Code A Violation, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Ronnie Dawson, 57, Theft Under $50-2 Counts Quentin Lee Ewing, 30, Public Intoxication, Assault-2 Counts Hettie Marie Gilbreath, 25, Theft of Property...

12/16/2013 by Courtney McNeal
Paris police seek help in mischief that caused large power outage

Paris police seek help in mischief that caused large power outage

The Lamar County Crime Stoppers’ “Crime of the Week” concerns a case of theft and criminal mischief two days before Thanksgiving in the 600 block of East Houston Street in Paris. On Wednesday, Nov. 27 — the day before Thanksgiving — Paris police officers met with a...

12/14/2013 by Charles Richards
Paris PD and Lamar County Sheriff's Office Arrests Dec. 12, 2013

Paris PD and Lamar County Sheriff's Office Arrests Dec. 12, 2013

 Coty Duane Nelson, 23, Failure to Maintain, Motor Vehicle Inspection, Expired Vehicle Registration, Failure to yield right of way. Mitchell Connor Whitaker, 25, Theft of property >$50<$500 Roderick Lafayette Brown, 43, Engaging in organized criminal activity, Forgery of financial...

12/13/2013 by eParisExtra
Local Arrests for December 11, 2013

Local Arrests for December 11, 2013

Joshua Dwayne Newkirk, 32, Paris Municipal Court Capias Shane Austen Williams, 22, Assault Christopher Dan Homsey, 42, Driving while intoxicated with 3 or mor prior offenses, Driving with suspended license, Unsafe speed, Expired license plates Dallas Kinyanta Richardson, 21,Theft of Property...

12/12/2013 by eParisExtra