The Paris Police Department made fewer drug arrests this March compared to March 2017, according to the most recent monthly report issued by the department.

According to the report, Paris police made 53 drug or drug-related arrests this March compared to 62 in March 2017. However, drug or drug-related arrests this year are running ahead of 2017. The Paris Police Department has made 138 drug or drug-related arrests in the first three months of this year, compared to 122 for the same period in 2017.

Among drug or drug-related arrests this March, the most were made for possession of drug paraphernalia, at 22. There were three arrests for felony drug paraphernalia in March. There were also 27 arrests for various amounts of various drugs, according to the report.

Also in March, Paris police made 18 arrests for driving on a suspended license. Paris police served eight failure to appear warrants in March. Police also made five arrests for fleeing on foot, four arrests each for second degree battery, driving while intoxicated and not having a drivers license.