Paris Police responded to a theft in the 1500-block of Clarksville at 9:06 A.M. on Friday. They stated that an employee recently terminated had stolen several daily deposits totaling over $9,000. The incident is under investigation.
Vernon Wilford Stanton
Paris Police stopped a vehicle in the 3000-block of Bonham for a registration violation at 10:55 Friday morning. After contacting the driver, he fled from the officer in his car. The officer pursued him through the west part of Paris and then through Lamar County. It ended on State highway 24 near Cooper in Delta County. The officer arrested the driver, Vernon Wilford Stanton, 20, of Brookston and charged him with evading arrest or detention with a vehicle and possession of marijuana less than two ounces. He also received a citation for traffic violations observed during the pursuit. They placed Stanton in the Lamar County Jail.
Quinten Ray Manners
Friday afternoon at 2:14, Paris Police observed an occupied vehicle parked in a parking lot in the 2500-block of N. Main St. The officer contacted the driver and found that the owner had reported the vehicle stolen in Denison earlier in the day. The officer arrested Quiten Ray Manners, 28, of Denison, and charged him with unauthorized motor vehicle use. During the arrest, Manners had possession of 110 grams of cocaine. Manners was additionally charged with manufacturing or delivering a controlled substance of more than four grams but less than 200. They placed him in the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police responded to a burglary of a building in the 1100-block of SE 4th St at 1:41 Saturday afternoon. The person reporting the incident advised that someone had broken into the building in the past 12 to 16 hours. They were missing two laptops, a Roku television streaming device, and a Nintendo Switch video game. The incident is under investigation.
Paris Police responded to 188 calls for service and arrested seven people over the weekend ending at midnight on Sunday (Apr 3).