At 7:10 p.m. on January 7, 2017 Paris Police attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation and the vehicle accelerated in attempt to flee from the officer.

The vehicle eventually stopped in the 1500 block of W Austin and officers made contact with the driver Skylar Whitworth a 17 year-old female and a passenger. Skylar was placed under arrest for evading arrest/detention with a vehicle and three misdemeanor charges.

The passenger was placed under arrest for a misdemeanor charge.