Paris Police officers
arrested 16 people over the weekend while answering 381 calls for service.
Billy Don George 50 of Paris
was arrested in the 600 block of Bonham after officers were looking for a
possible DWI. Mr. George was arrested on a felony possession charge after
being found in possession of a controlled substance which officers believe to
Santavious Gray 21 of Paris
was arrested in 2200 block of Pine Bluff. Officers were responding to citizens
requests for extra patrol in the area when two cars were observed.
Officers approached the
vehicles and could smell burning marijuana. The police canine was called to the
scene and alerted on one of the vehicles. Mr. Gray was arrested for felony
possession of marijuana and a state jail felony possession of a controlled substance
There were two persons
detained on mental health warrants and all other arrests were for misdemeanor
Officers responded to a shots
fired call in the 2300 block of W. Austin. Brandon Lee Harris, 26 of
Paris suffered a gunshot wound to a leg and was transported by private car to
the local hospital. His injury is not considered to be life
threatening. Investigation indicates that shots were exchanged from a
vehicle on the street and persons in the house. Investigation continues with
no arrests made during the initial response.
A complainant called to
report her purse being stolen in the 300 block of NE 20th. The
complainant had went to this location to purchase marijuana from an individual
and during the transaction, the suspect held ‘something’ to her throat,
threatened to kill her and grabbed her purse and fled on foot.
Investigation is continuing.
Chief of Police