Police Briefs Friday

From left: Quentin Lee Wright, Marshall Allen Fox and Tommy Gene Scully

Paris police said they arrested three men from Sulphur Springs, Deport and Paris on Wednesday on charges of parole violation.

Quentin Lee Wright, 28, of Sulphur Springs, was arrested in the 2600 block of North Main Street at 8:35 a.m. He was later taken to the Lamar County Jail, where he remained this morning without a set bond, according to jail records.

Marshall Allen Fox, 41, of Deport, was arrested at 5:03 p.m. in the 2200 block of Cedar Street. Police said they were responding to a reported disturbance when Fox provided officers a false name. As a result, he also was charged with failure to identify as a fugitive. He was later taken to the county jail, where he remained this morning with a bond set at $2,500, according to jail records.

A traffic stop in the 2200 block of Lamar Avenue led the arrest of 44-year-old Tommy Gene Scully of Paris. Police said officers stopped arrested Scully for parole violation when they learned the license plate on his vehicle was not the right one.

Scully was awaiting transfer to Lamar County Jail today, according to Paris police.

Police respond to fraud attempt on Loop 286

Officers said they responded to a fraud attempt Wednesday after a man attempted to pay for his order with a fake $10 bill.

The incident took place at the 3100 block of Loop 286 NE at 5:16 p.m. When the clerk told the man the bill was fake, he then paid for the order with a real $20 bill and left before officers could arrive. The investigation continues.

Calls for Service: Paris police responded to 291 calls for service and arrested 13 people Wednesday and Thursday.

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