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SWAT called to Paris Illinois residence –

By John Kraft & Kirk Allen

On June 25, 2017


Update: 6-26-20017 – The responding “SWAT” was the “Illinois Law Enforcement Alarm System Special Response Team” (“ILEAS“) based in Urbana, Illinois.

Paris Police Department called the SWAT team out to a West Van Buren residence earlier today.

According to witnesses at the scene, the incident started around 1 p.m. this afternoon.

It ended just prior to dark with the suspect taken into custody and is currently in the Edgar County Jail.

No injuries were reported as of publication time.

We will provide more information when it is available from the Paris Police Department.

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  • Ashley
    Posted at 10:44h, 26 June

    This is crazy are little town of paris is becoming just like the big towns…

  • Sandy Gray
    Posted at 20:09h, 26 June

    Our guys are very polite when the situation calls for it. I’m very proud of police dept. and sheriff office. Handled this “stand off” very well and level headed. 🙂