Police kept busy over the weekend with everything from shots fired to thefts and assaults reported in Paris.
Gun and GPS stolen
Around 9 a.m. on Friday, Paris police officers were called to the 2800 block of Ballard Drive for reports of a burglary. Paris Police Lt. John Berry said when officers arrived, they were told an unknown suspect had broken into a vehicle and stolen a .9 mm handgun and GPS. No arrests have yet been made, but the investigation is ongoing.
Around 5 a.m. on Sunday, Paris police officers were called to the 1700 block of W. Shiloh Street for reports of a family disturbance.
“Officers were told that Dexter Williams, 49, had assaulted a member of the household by choking the subject,” Berry said. “Williams was placed under arrest for assault of a family or household member by impeding breath, along with a misdemeanor charge.”
Around 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, Paris police officers were called to the 1900 block of Culbertson Street for reports of shots being fired in the area.
Berry said officers were told a known suspect had fired a handgun and fled the scene.
“The subject, who was identified as a previously convicted felon, was later located,” Berry said. “He was not found to be in possession of a firearm at that time. The investigation is ongoing.”
Around 4:30 p.m., Paris police officers were called to the 3700 block of Castlegate in regards to a burglary complaint.
“Officers were told an known suspect entered the complainant’s residence and took numerous items including medication and clothing,” Berry said. “The investigation is ongoing.”
Assault and evade
Around 3 p.m. on Sunday, Paris police officers were called to the 300 block of 5th Street S.W. for reports of a disturbance.
Berry said officers located two white men in the 100 block of W. Sherman Street who were believed to be involved in the disturbance.
“As officers made contact, one of the males returned to his vehicle and left the scene,” Berry said. “Officers attempted to stop the vehicle, but the driver refused to stop.”
Berry said the drive, 38-year-old Lloyd McKinley eventually pulled over after leaving the city limits. He was found to have an outstanding parole violation warrant. He was arrested for the warrant and evading arrest with a vehicle.