Paris Police Officers were dispatched to the 3000 block of NE Loop 286 in regards to a vehicle accident. It was found that a victim had been struck from the rear by a white van, which left the scene. The victim followed the vehicle to a medical center in the 3000 block of NE Loop and observed two subjects, a white male and a white female, flee the vehicle and enter the wooded area behind the facility.
An officer located Joshua David Jones hiding in a creek inside the
wooded area, took him into custody and returned him to the vehicle where he was positively identified as one of the individuals fleeing the scene. Another officer located the white female, identified as Gena Elaine Bustin (46) walking in the roadway in the 2000 block of N. Collegiate. Bustin admitted being in the accident and fleeing on foot. She was arrested for walking on the wrong side of the street and taken into custody. A subsequent search located a prescription medication not prescribed to Bustin in her personal property. She was charged with Possession of Controlled Substance and booked.
All subjects are innocent until proven guilty.