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Paris Police Report For Monday (Mar 20)

Samuel Luciana Cardenas

Last Friday afternoon at 1:02, officers went to the 500-block of SE 15th to serve a misdemeanor arrest warrant. While waiting for Samuel Luciano Cardenas, 40, of Paris, to answer the door, they detected the odor of marijuana. Officers arrested Cardenas, obtained a search warrant, and found marijuana violations, with contraband of Powder Cocaine, Oxycodone, Amphetamine, Hydrocodone, Clonazepam, and other Dangerous Drugs. In addition, they added to Cardenas’ arrest five counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance, two counts of Possession of Dangerous Drugs, and one count of Possession of Marijuana, along with the Misdemeanor Warrant-Harboring a Runaway.

Pedro Hurtado Gaytan

Friday night at 8:27, Paris Dispatch received a call of a vehicle on 82 West in the 6200 block of Bonham Street swerving all over the roadway and driving at a high rate of speed. The caller followed the car until a Paris Officer made a traffic stop in the 200-block of NE 25th Street, where the vehicle failed to maintain a single lane, causing another car to swerve to avoid a collision. Officers arrested Pedro Hurtado Gaytan, 40, of Paris, and released two young children in the vehicle to their mother. Gaytan’s lack of performance on the Standardized Field Sobriety Test led him to drive While Intoxicated with a child under 15 in the car.

Tromotu Devpm McGee

At 11:54 Friday night, Trinity Devon McGee, 31, turned himself in to the Police. Paris Dispatch received a call from a male subject stating that “he is a wanted man for parole and is running from life.” A Paris Officer responded to the 1000 block of Polk Street for a security check, identified McGee, confirmed a Parole Violation Warrant, and took him into custody.

Saturday morning at 11:16, a shoplifter entered a grocery store in the 900-block of Clarksville Street, stole food from the deli section, and left before being apprehended. He later returned, stole a beer, and evaded apprehension again. They identified the subject has now been identified. Officers will file a report for Theft of Property less than $2,500 with two or more previous convictions with the District Attorney’s Office for a Warrant.

Delbert Leory Seelye, Jr. 

Saturday morning at 11:57, two Paris Officers worked a traffic hazard at the corner of E. Price and N. Collegiate, where a male stood in the middle of the street. He was Delbert Leory Seelye, Jr., 55, of Paris. He seemed to be under the influence of some narcotic. A meth pipe and an empty Altoids container with a white crystal-like substance inside were on his person. The crystal substance tested positive for methamphetamine, and Seelye was arrested and booked into the Paris Jail for Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Saturday afternoon at 3:33, a victim told a Paris Officer that she had been out of town for the last three weeks and returned to an unlocked front door and realized that someone had burglarized her home. She reports missing over $6,000 worth of electronics, tools, etc. Police lifted a partial fingerprint.

Sunday morning at 11:25, a couple of days after an Officer took a report of a 2006 Fontaine Trailer, valued at $10,000, stolen from the 2400 Block of South Church Street, Auto Theft Task Force took a report of a Truck-Tractor missing. The victim’s father passed away in April of 2022 and left the Truck-Tractor to her. The Auto Theft Force will continue their investigation to locate the Trailer and the Truck-Tractor.

Sunday afternoon at 1:46, officers worked a Burglary in the 800-Block of SE 20th Street. The victim advised the officer that unknown suspects had made entry through a window and stole medication, jewelry, and other miscellaneous items. Unfortunately, officers did not lift any fingerprints due to the extensive dirt on the windowsill.

The Paris Police Department responded to 181 Calls for Service and arrested 18 people over the weekend ending Sunday (Mar 19).