From Wednesday, July 10 through Monday, July 15, the Blount County Sheriff’s Department made 27 arrests. A 25-year-old man from Horton was arrested on five counts – unlawful possession of marijuana 2nd, endangering welfare of a child, possession of drug paraphernalia, and two counts of possession or receipt of controlled substances. As of Tuesday, the man was still in the Blount County Correctional Facility.
During that same period of time, the Oneonta Police Department made eight arrests. Three for failure to appear, two DUIs, one probation violation, one public intoxication, and one theft of property, according to reports.