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Three from Paris facing charges

Three Paris residents were arrested last week and jailed at the Logan County Detention Center in Paris.

Branson L. Bennett, 33, has been arrested and charged with domestic battering in the third degree.

The charge is a Class D felony punishable upon conviction with up to six years in jail and a fine of up to $10,000.

He was arrested after Paris Police Department officers responded to a domestic disturbance call on Sept. 3 at a residence on East Church Street.

Bennett is accused of striking his mother in the face.

Bennett is scheduled to appear at a plea and arraignment hearing in 15th Judicial District Circuit Court in Paris on Oct. 11.

Calvin Don Keezer, 21, of Paris has been arrested and charged with two counts of theft by receiving.

The charge is a Class D felony punishable upon conviction by up to six years in jail or a fine of up to $10,000 on each count.

Keezer is accused of trying to pawn weapons that were reported stolen from a Paris residence in August. The weapons were a Model 94 lever action rifle and a Chinese Mauser. A plea and arraignment hearing has not been set yet.

Joseph Ray Lyle Huber, 24, of Paris, has been charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Both charges are Class D felonies punishable upon conviction by up to six years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000 on each count.

He was arrested after items were allegedly found while a parole officer and a Paris Police Department officer were at his residence.

Tractor reported stolen

The Logan County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a report that a tractor was stolen near New Blaine on Sept. 9. The tractor is a red 1969 International model 574 with a black Koyker front end loader and a older brush hog attached. The tractor is valued at $3,000.

It was reported stolen on U. S. Forest Service land at Road Number 1623 and Harkey Valley Road.

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