A Maryville man who reportedly assaulted a woman and fired a weapon Monday on Jordan Way faces multiple assault charges.
Blount County Sheriff’s deputies arrived at a mobile home at 2:22 p.m. after a caller reported 27-year-old Cory Dewayne Potter was restraining a woman on the ground and wouldn’t let her up.
The caller also told police Potter was shooting at cars with a bow and arrow and had threatened to shoot police or anyone else who came near with a .45 caliber handgun.
When deputies arrived, they found Potter, who had a large knife, sitting next to 32-year-old Robin Lynnette Phelan of Louisville.
Phelan, who was laying on the ground and wasn’t able to get up by herself, showed signs of heat exhaustion, according to reports.
She was moved into the shade but refused further medical treatment, reports show.
Phelan told deputies she had called another man and woman to pick her up after she argued with Potter, who reportedly shoved her to the ground.
The driver told deputies Potter aimed a bow and arrow at his car, then walked over to the car and aimed the weapon at him and his female passenger, stating he would kill the driver if he took his girl before slamming Phelan against the car and pulling her into the gravel and grass by her hair.
The driver reportedly took the bow and arrow from Potter and gave it to one of his relatives who was at the scene.
Phelan, of Wrights Ferry Road, was charged with two counts each of failure to appear and violation of probation.
She was released from the Blount County Detention Center after a 1:30 p.m hearing Wednesday on a $2,000 bond.
Potter, of Six Mile Road, was arrested and charged with two counts of aggravated assault, one count of domestic violence with aggravated assault and three counts of failure to appear.
He remained in jail Wednesday without bond on a contempt charge pending a 9 a.m. hearing today in Blount County General Sessions Court.
Bonds were set at $45,500 for the other charges.