Two Paris residents were arrested on drug charges Tuesday night by a member of the Metro Crime Unit.
Richard J. Mathis, 52, of 621 Powell St., and Crystal M. Lacy, 38, of 340 Crutchfield Lane, were arrested at 8:14 p.m. Tuesday at 228 Memorial Drive.
According to the arrest report, Lacy may have been living at the address on Memorial Drive. Both addresses were listed for her on the report.
According to a press release, the MCU executed a search warrant at the Memorial Drive address, accompanied by members of the Paris Police Department and the Henry County Sheriff’s Department.
Eighty-eight grams of ice methamphetamine were located along with digital scales and other drug paraphernalia.
Officers also seized $778 in cash believed to be proceeds from illegal drug sales.
Lacy and Mathis were both arrested by PPD Investigator Derrek Colley of the MCU.
Lacy was charged with possession of a Schedule II controlled substance with intent to sell, manufacture or deliver, as well as possession of unlawful drug paraphernalia.
She is scheduled to appear today in Henry County General Sessions Court. Her bond was set at $20,000.
Mathis was charged with simple possession of a Schedule VI controlled substance and possession of unlawful drug paraphernalia.
He is also scheduled to appear today in General Sessions Court. He was booked under a bond of $2,500.
In unrelated incidents:
• A Paris man was arrested on drug charges Monday afternoon.
Johnny C. Eldridge, 57, of 1004 Curtis St. was arrested by Colley at 5:03 p.m. at his home.
Eldridge is charged with two counts of possession of a Schedule II controlled substance with the intent to sell, manufacture or deliver.
According to a press release, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation assisted in the arrest.
He is scheduled to appear today in General Sessions Court. His bond was set at $100,000.
• A Paris woman was arrested on drug charges Tuesday afternoon.
Rikkian M. Allen, 28, of 140 Jack Younger Lane, was arrested by Sheriff’s Deputy Gary Carroll at 2:21 p.m. at her home.
Allen is charged with possession of a Schedule II controlled substance with the intent to manufacture, sell or deliver.
According to a press release, the TBI assisted in the arrest.
Allen is due to appear today in General Sessions Court. Her bond was set at $75,000.