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Body found beneath bridge identified; cause, manner of death still unknown

Body found beneath bridge identified; cause, manner of death still unknown

This is the bridge, located on FM 2122 in southwestern Lamar County, where the body of 27-year-old Tramaine Jarrod Kellum was found badly decomposed on Thursday morning. With the identity unknown since its discovery on Thursday, June 13, the badly decomposed body that was found beneath a bridge...

06/15/2013 by Josh Allen
Sheriff: 'Investigation is in early stages and continuing'

Sheriff: 'Investigation is in early stages and continuing'

Investigators survey the scene where a decomposed body was found under a bridge. The body though badly decomposed, has now been identified as Tramaine Jarrod Kellum. (eParisExtra! photo by Josh Allen) At around 9:40 am on Thursday, June 13, TxDOT workers — before starting routine road...

06/14/2013 by Josh Allen
Lamar County Grand Jury: More than twenty indictments issued in June

Lamar County Grand Jury: More than twenty indictments issued in June

Andrianandious Blackeyes, Capital Murder Other Felony Treveonta Breondre Clark, Capital Murder Other Felony Richard Raymond Dixon, II, Possession of Controlled Substance >1g <4g Drug Free Zone Lamar County Courthouse Tyriekus Drason Edwards, Capital Murder Other Felony Isaak Wieler...

06/14/2013 by Josh Allen
Lamar County Sheriff's Dept. arrests & bookings during the period June 11 - 12

Lamar County Sheriff's Dept. arrests & bookings during the period June 11 - 12

Gerald Wayne Fuller, 43, Violation of Parole Cassandra Ann Hesler, 19, Failure to Appear Rickie Rodgers, 52, Driving While Intoxicated – 3rd or More Emily Tagen Sharrock, 18, Criminal Trespassing Blaine Alexander Norton, 25, Assault Causing Bodily Injury – Family Member, Interfere...

06/14/2013 by Josh Allen
Sheriff's Dept. investigates mysterious finding of a decomposed body beneath a bridge in Lamar County

Sheriff's Dept. investigates mysterious finding of a decomposed body beneath a bridge in Lamar County

Texas Rangers & Sheriff’s Department Investigators survey the scene where a badly decomposed body was found on Thursday morning under a bridge in southwestern Lamar County. (eParisExtra photo by Josh Allen) At around 9:40 am on Thursday, June 13, TxDOT workers — before starting...

06/13/2013 by Josh Allen
Traffic stop leads to arrests for possession of crystal meth, unprescribed drug

Traffic stop leads to arrests for possession of crystal meth, unprescribed drug

Paris police responded to 116 calls for service on Wednesday and made seven arrests, including three people in a car suspected of narcotics violations. About 6 p.m. Wednesday, officers stopped a vehicle in the 400 block of Southeast Eighth Street, arrested all three occupants, and booked them...

06/13/2013 by Charles Richards
Seven arrested on Wednesday; Paris PD adult arrests - June 12

Seven arrested on Wednesday; Paris PD adult arrests - June 12

Chelsea Taylor Bass, 20, Manufacture/Delivery of Controlled Substance PG 1 >=1g <4g Larry Matthew Black, Repeat/Habitual Public Intoxication, Possession of Dangerous Drug Gerardo Gil, 33, Warrant/Agency Not in Lamar Debra Ann Guy, 47, Improper Right Turn/PRVT, Failure to Display DL,...

06/13/2013 by Josh Allen
Lamar County Sheriff’s Dept. arrests & bookings during the period June 10 - 11

Lamar County Sheriff’s Dept. arrests & bookings during the period June 10 - 11

Derrick Demond Dillard, 31, Possession of Marijuana >4oz <5lbs Joseph Leon Wilson, 31, Driving w/ License Invalid w/o Insurance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Randy Phillip Molaris, 46, Driving While Intoxicated – 3rd or More Jason Dean Sapp, 33, Driving While Intoxicated –...

06/11/2013 by Josh Allen
Four arrested on Monday; Paris PD adult arrests - June 10

Four arrested on Monday; Paris PD adult arrests - June 10

Derrick Demond Dillard, 31, Motion to Revoke Probation Gerald Wayne Fuller, 43, Parole Violation Warrant Jullian David Gallaghan, 23, No Operator License Anne Marie Odell, 48, Manufacture/Delivery of Controlled Substance PG 1 >=4g <200g, Manufacture/Delivery of Controlled Substance PG...

06/11/2013 by Josh Allen
Paris woman arrested on Monday with large amount of prescription drugs

Paris woman arrested on Monday with large amount of prescription drugs

A Paris woman was arrested on Monday after being found with a large amount of prescription pain medication that was not prescribed to her, according to Paris PD Public Information Officer Curtis Garrett. At about 4:14pm on Monday, June 10, Paris Police made contact with 48-year-old Ann Marie...

06/11/2013 by Josh Allen
Police, Crime Stoppers ask for public's help finding stolen snow cone stand

Police, Crime Stoppers ask for public's help finding stolen snow cone stand

Crime of the Week Lamar County Crime Stoppers and Paris Police Department are asking for your help in solving the following Felony crime. It was reported to police on Friday, May 31, that sometime between 6:30pm on May 30th and 8:00 A.M. on May 31st, a snow cone stand was stolen in the 1000...

06/10/2013 by Josh Allen
Lamar County Sheriff’s Dept. arrests & bookings over the weekend; June 7 - 10

Lamar County Sheriff’s Dept. arrests & bookings over the weekend; June 7 - 10

 Shannon Dale Barber, 45, Theft of Property >=$1500 <$20K, Theft of Property by Check >$20 <$500 by Check David Matthew Hoelscher, 32, Violation of Protective Order Steven Kelly Jackson, 39, Assault Causing Bodily Injury – Family Member Scott David Wells, 33, Driving w/...

06/10/2013 by Josh Allen
Three unlicensed juveniles busted for drug possession while driving a vehicle

Three unlicensed juveniles busted for drug possession while driving a vehicle

Paris Police arrested three unlicensed juveniles for possession of marijuana over the weekend, after they were pulled over while driving a vehicle, according to Paris PD Public Information Officer Curtis Garrett. Paris Police observed a vehicle driven by a juvenile in the 200 block of NW 7th...

06/10/2013 by Josh Allen
Paris PD adult arrests over the weekend; June 7 - 9

Paris PD adult arrests over the weekend; June 7 - 9

Paul Lee Allen, 51, Assault Class A, Resisting Arrest/Search/Transport Jame Calvin Bryant, 33, Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility, Failure to Appear – Non-Traffic, Assault Danny Trey Crossland, 22, Public Intoxication Shannon Dale Haller, 46, Theft of Property >=$1500...

06/10/2013 by Josh Allen
Lamar County Sheriff’s Dept. arrests & bookings during the period June 6 - 7

Lamar County Sheriff’s Dept. arrests & bookings during the period June 6 - 7

Bruce William Larkin, 49, Display Fictitious Motor Vehicle Registration Denise Ann Tarpley, 45, Possession of Controlled Substance PG 1 >1g <4g, Possession of Marijuana <2oz Floyd Douglas Williams, 45, Speeding (Exceeding Prima Facie Limit) Mandy Nichole Brimhall, 35, Driving While...

06/07/2013 by Josh Allen
Paris PD adult arrests on Thursday, June 6

Paris PD adult arrests on Thursday, June 6

Mandy Nichole Brimhall, 35, Driving While Intoxicated Bruce William Larkin, 49, Display Fictitious Motor Registration Ashely Renee Smith, 31, Burglary of Habitation Michael Earitt White, 50, Driving w/ License Invalid ...

06/07/2013 by Josh Allen
Downtown power outage on Thursday caused by DWI accident

Downtown power outage on Thursday caused by DWI accident

A power outage for most of downtown on Thursday was caused by a vehicle accident, after a driver — who was found asleep in the vehicle — veered off the roadway and struck a utility pole, according to Paris PD Public Information Officer Curtis Garrett. At around 11am on Thursday,...

06/07/2013 by Josh Allen
Lamar County Sheriff’s Dept. arrests & bookings during the period June 5 - 6

Lamar County Sheriff’s Dept. arrests & bookings during the period June 5 - 6

Steven Floyd Williams, 24, Aggravated Assault w/ Deadly Weapon Denise Mayfield, 29, Assault Causing Bodily Injury Matt Foiles, 39, Assault Causing Bodily Injury – Family Member David Glenn Morrison, 43, Violation of Parole, Failure to Identify – Fugitive Intentionally Giving False...

06/06/2013 by Josh Allen
Three arrested on Wednesday; Paris PD adult arrests - June 5

Three arrested on Wednesday; Paris PD adult arrests - June 5

Denise Tomore Mayfield, 29, Assault Class A Tiddaryl Lamontre Norris, 21, Criminal Trespassing Derek Allen Whitson, 29, Motion to Revoke Probation ...

06/06/2013 by Josh Allen
Lamar County Sheriff’s Dept. arrests & bookings during the period June 4 - 5

Lamar County Sheriff’s Dept. arrests & bookings during the period June 4 - 5

Byron Anthony McCuin, 24, Interfere w/ Emergency Call Starla Michelle Stinson, 27, Driving w/ License Invalid w/ Previous Conviction/Suspension w/o Fines Resolved Rodney Ray Collins, 60, Possession of Controlled Substance PG 3 <28g Drug Free Zone, Possession of Marijuana <2oz,...

06/05/2013 by Josh Allen