August 26, 2019
Paris Police located two males behind a closed business in the 2700 block of Lamar Ave at about 2:58 A.M. on August 23, 2019. One of the subjects was identified as 30 year old Willie Odell Beck, of Paris. Beck was found to have an outstanding felony warrant out of Ellis County charging him with possessionof a controlled substance. Beck was arrested and placed in the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police stopped a vehicle in the 2400 block of E Cherry St at 5:18 P.M. on August 23, 2019. The driver, 56 year old Richard Donald Smith, of Paris, was found to have an outstanding parole violation warrant. He was arrested and later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police responded to an assault in the 100 block of E Hearne St at 1:30 A.M. on August 24, 2019. It was reported that a two females were in an argument and were attempting to get into a vehicle to leave the scene when several people started yelling at them. An altercation ensued and one of the victims claimed that they were assaulted with a crowbar. The suspects then fled the scene in a vehicle. It is unknown if the victim sought medical treatment. The incident is under investigation.
Paris Police responded to a theft of a vehicle in the 2600 block of N Main St at 3:53 P.M. on August 25, 2019. It was reported that the victim advised that his room mate’s boyfriend had stolen his vehicle while he was asleep and has since been informed that the vehicle had been sold to an unknown person in Oklahoma. The incident is under investigation.
While on another call for service, Officers heard gunshots in the area of the 100 block of NE 6th St at 9:23 P.M. on August 25, 2019 and observed two males running from a
residence in the 600 block of E Price St. Both of the subjects were detained after a short foot chase. The subjects were believed to inside the residence when two other black males shot into the house with a shotgun. The victim advised that the incident was over a woman. No one was injured from the gunshots. During the investigation, drug paraphernalia was observed in the living room and upon obtaining a search warrant for the residence, a baggie of crack cocaine and a handgun were found. No arrests have been made at this time and the incident is under investigation.
At 02:32 A.M. on August 25, 2019, Paris Police responded to a burglary of a habitation in the 1400 block of E Price St. It was reported that sometime between 7 P.M. August 24, 2019 and 01:30 A.M. on August 25, 2019, someone broke the window by the front door and reached inside the residence and unlocked the front door. The victim advised that the only thing that they could find missing was a large amount of cash. The incident is under investigation.
Paris Police responded to 237 calls for service and arrested 8 persons over the past weekend ending at midnight on August 25, 2019.