A Paris Police Officer observed a fatality accident Sunday morning at 1:43. It occurred in the 1300-block of Church St. Officers were out with an unoccupied vehicle on the side of the roadway when two collided almost head-on. A 2011 Silver Jeep was northbound, and a 2011 Black Chevrolet pickup was southbound. The Chevrolet moved across the center line to go around the officer, and the unoccupied vehicle and the Jeep impacted the truck. The Jeep lost the left front wheel and continued north crashing into a telephone pole on the west side of the road. The driver of the Jeep, of Paris, was pronounced deceased at the scene and the occupants of the Chevrolet pickup, of Quinlan, were uninjured. Names are being withheld at this time pending notification of next of kin.
Paris Police responded to a burglary of a business in the 200-block of NE Loop 286 Friday morning at 8:15. Reportedly, someone broke a window on to gain entry. Once inside, they stole several phones and smart-watches. The incident is under investigation.
Paris Police responded to a burglary of a residence in the 700-block of SE 3rd Friday morning. Someone had entered the house and damaged a television. Nothing was found to be missing at this time.
Paris Police responded to fraud call in the 600-block of Bonham Saturday morning. Someone had passed a counterfeit $100 bill last Wednesday to pay for items. T
Lashaw Jones | Kyler Steward Sisson
Paris Police arrested Brandon Lashaw Jones, 32, of Bogata, in the 1600-block of Clarksville Friday on a warrant charging him theft of property with two or more previous convictions that stemmed from a robbery of a cell phone at the Lamar County Jail visitation area last Wednesday. Jones was arrested along with Kyler Steward Sisson, 25, of Paris after they were found to be in possession of Methamphetamine. Jones was later arrested on another warrant charging him with possession of a firearm by a felon. This charge stemmed from an investigation where he had pawned a gun while being a convicted felon. Both were later transferred to the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police responded to 239 calls for service and arrested 18 persons over the past weekend ending at midnight Sunday (Nov 4).