Paris police stopped a vehicle in the 1700 block of rue Polk at 1:44 a.m. on Wednesday for failing to use a turn signal. During the stop, a rear passenger was identified as 19-year-old Kadarius Omar Washington.
Washington had an outstanding warrant for his arrest charging him with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The warrant stemmed from a shooting in the 900 block of East Hickory Street on June 28, where a 49-year-old man was shot in the leg. Washington was arrested and later placed in the Lamar County jail.
Police investigate theft of funds from bank account
Paris police spoke with a complainant of a theft in the hall of the police headquarters at 12:52 p.m. Tuesday. The complainant reported that someone had stolen approximately $ 7,000 from his bank account. The complainant also reported that he had received an SMS alert from his mobile banking app informing him that his debit card had been reported as stolen. The complainant had the card in his possession at the time of the report. The incident is under investigation.
Aggression during an argument under investigation
At 4:33 p.m. Tuesday, Paris police responded to an assault in the 1400 block of Clarksville Street. The 19-year-old complainant said he was trying to reconcile her relationship with her boyfriend when he assaulted him. The complainant reported that during an argument, the boyfriend hit him in the abdomen with a metal support beam from a bed.
The complainant did not seek medical treatment for his injuries. The incident is under investigation.
Service calls: Paris police responded to 83 calls for service and arrested seven people on Tuesday.