Arrests

• Joseph Ryan Sweeney, 28, Morganton Road, Maryville, was arrested by Blount County Sheriff's deputies at 9:12 p.m. Sept. 18 on a charge of burglary. He is free on $4,500 bond pending a 9 a.m. hearing Sept. 23 in Blount County General Sessions Court. 

• William Howard Ferguson III, 49, Sweetwater, was arrested by Maryville Police officers at 8:56 p.m. Sept. 18 and charged with two counts of assault, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. A witness said Ferguson punched one woman and assaulted another at Atchley Apartments. Officers said he cursed and refused to identify himself, then head-butted one officer, spit on another and grabbed for their weapons. He is free on bonds totaling $6,000 pending a 9 a.m. hearing Sept. 21 in Blount County General Sessions Court. 

• Cameron Chance Finn, 23, Mt. Luke Road, Townsend, was arrested by Alcoa Police officers at 7:53 a.m. Sept. 19 on charges of aggravated burglary, vandalism, criminal trespass and resisting stop/frisk/halt/arrest or search. He is being held in lieu of bonds totaling $14,000 pending a 9 a.m. hearing Sept. 23 in Blount Count General Sessions Court.

• Timothy Michael Randolph, 29, Old Niles Ferry Road, Maryville, was arrested by Alcoa Police officers at 8:04 a.m. Sept. 19 and charged with theft of a motor vehicle and contempt of court. He is being held on bonds totaling $5,750 pending 9 a.m. hearings Sept. 22 and 23 in Blount County General Sessions Court.

• Jedediah Shane Sexton, 35, Howard School Road, Maryville, was arrested by Blount County Sheriff's deputies at 7:30 p.m. Sept 19 and charged with aggravated domestic assault; possession of a firearm by a convicted felon; alteration of serial numbers; manufacture, delivery, sale or possession of methamphetamine; and use or possession of drug paraphernalia. He is being held in lieu of bonds totaling $22,000 pending a 9 a.m. hearing Sept. 23 in Blount County General Sessions Court. 

Charged with contempt of court:

• Darren Matthew Gillespie, 52, Evelyn Avenue

• Jodi Cathleen Mynatt, 52, Grayson Drive, Maryville

• Chaison R. Chambers, 26, Binfield Road, Maryville

• Zachery Blake Colabaugh, 23, Fountain City

• Jason David Eastridge, 40, Knoxville

• Jeffrey Andrew Hux, 59, Triple Oak Street, Rockford

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