Paris Police spoke with a city employee at City Hall who reported that a resident who had some structural repairs on their residence had questioned a permit the contractor had given them. The contractor had made a copy of a city of Paris permit and changed the state ID number and the dollar amount for the city’s cost. The victim reported that they had paid the contractor the listed price on the permit. The incident is under investigation.
Chelsea Debra Lynn Wortham
Officers arrested Chelsea Debra Lynn Wortham, 36, of Paris, in the 2400 block of N. Main Monday afternoon at 2:06. Police were aware Wortham had an outstanding Hopkins County felony bond surrender warrant on a possession of a controlled substance charge. They booked Wortham and transferred her to the Lamar County Jail.
A 52-year-old victim flagged officers down in the 1500 block of W. Sherman Monday at 4:33 pm. She reported that her 36-year-old ex-boyfriend had struck her in his vehicle. The female had been riding around with the ex and had him stop so she could get out. As she walked away, he backed up, striking her. The female had minor scratches from hitting the ground, and the suspect had already left the scene. The incident is under investigation.
Jesus Javier Hernandez
Paris Police responded to a disturbance in the 500-block of NW 4th at 7:49 Monday night. Officers located and arrested Jesus Javier Hernandez, 19, of Paris, who had an outstanding felony warrant charging him with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The warrant stemmed from an incident reported in March of 2022, where Hernandez had reportedly stabbed a 28-year-old male. In addition, during the booking procedure, Hernandez had possession of powder cocaine. As a result, officers transferred him to the Lamar County Jail.
Paris Police responded to 62 calls for service and arrested five people on Monday (Jan 9).