Last Friday afternoon at 3:08, police worked fraud in the 10-block of NW Loop 286. Someone had cashed three forged checks totaling nearly $13,000 on the business, and the incident is under investigation.
Another victim reported to police that someone used her bank account to cash fake checks. Her bank in McAllen said three deposit transactions occurred, and then money was taken out, totaling $5,000.
Santavious Deontre Gray
Friday night at 9:27, officers made a traffic stop on a 1994 Chevrolet in the 300-block of NW 11th Street for expired registration. The driver, Santavious Deontre Gray, 27, of Houston, had a clear baggie containing several small cut crack rocks in his pocket, testing positive for cocaine with a weight over four grams. They charged Gray with Manufacture Delivery of Controlled Substance and placed him in Lamar County Jail.
At 11:21 Friday, a traffic stop in the 800-block of Woodlawn Avenue on a Silver SUV for Defective tag lights ended with police arresting Joel Davis, 28, of Paris. Davis had five Motion to Revoke Probation Warrants, one count of Abandon Endanger Child with Intent to Return, one count of Possession Controlled Substance, and three counts of Forgery Govt / National Inst / Money / Security.
Sunday, at 11:04 am, officers worked a Theft of a Vehicle in the 2200-block of Hubbard Street. The victim stated someone had taken his 2012 Chevy Silverado earlier Sunday morning. They recovered the pickup Monday in a parking lot on NE 8th Street, in the area of Paris Housing. Officers took a Juvenile into custody for Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, Fail to Identify and Fail to Display Driver’s License. The juvenile was referred to Juvenile Probation and released to a parental guardian.
Curtis Lee Thompson
Sunday afternoon at 1:04, officers arrested Curtis Lee Thompson, 41, of Paris, on outstanding warrants and effected a traffic stop in the 500-block SW 7th St. They took Thompson into custody on the following. Three Class C warrants by Paris PD and four additional warranties by Lamar County. The county wanted Thompson for Assault Family/Household Member W/Prev Conviction Repeat Offender, Bail Jumping and Failure to Appear Felony, Criminal Trespass Habit/superfund/Infrastructure and Judgment NISI and Criminal Trespass-Judgment NISI. They booked Thompson into the Paris Police Jail.
Trae Cross Thweatt
Sunday at 4:59 pm, police worked a disturbance in the 500-block of Deshong Drive. The victim showed officers bruises that she claimed Trae Cross Thweatt, 21, of Paris, had caused by assaulting her throughout the day. Due to a prior reported assault, they arrested Thweatt for Continuous Violence against the Family, a third-degree felony. Thweatt also had possession of methamphetamine, gaining an additional charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance. Officers booked him into the Paris City Jail.
Sunday night at 10:39, officers worked a burglary in the 1200-block of SE 17th. The victim’s garage was left open while they were away from the residence for a few hours. Someone had taken a 55-gallon barrel containing copper wire and two Dewalt drills. Police are investigating.
Monday morning at 4:29, officers worked the theft of a vehicle in the 800-block of Deshong Dr. The victim stated that she arrived at the location to admit a relative into the facility. She parked her car in a parking space, left the keys inside the unlocked vehicle, and assisted the relative into the building. A few hours later, the victim discovered that her 2004 Toyota Corolla, white in color, with Texas tag MNR9925, was missing. Police entered it into the state computer and notified the Auto Theft Force.
From Friday through Sunday, Paris Police Department responded to 228 calls for service and arrested 18 adult persons.