In the October, the Paris Police Department filed 57 drug or drug-related charges, compared to 42 charges in October 2016. In the first 10 months of the year, 405 drug or drug-related charges have been filed compared to 332 in the first 10 months of 2016, according to the latest monthly statistics released by the department.
According to the statistics, 23 charges were for misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, 13 were for felony possession of drug paraphernalia, eight were for possession of less than four ounces of a Schedule VI narcotic, three were for possession of less than two grams of a Schedule II narcotic, three were for possession of less than two grams of methamphetamines, two were for possession of less than 28 grams of a Schedule IV or V narcotic, one for possession of two grams but less than 10 grams of a Schedule II narcotic and one for possession of a Schedule VI narcotic with intent to deliver.
Also in October, PPD officers filed 80 charges of non-payment of warrants, the largest number of charges filed in a single category. PPD officers filed 15 charges of driving on a suspended license in October and 10 failure to appear warrants.