Roane County Lawyer Arrested for Contempt

Roane County attorney Spence Bruner was arrested for contempt of court on Wednesday, RoaneCounty.com reports. According to an order from the Court of Criminal Appeals in Knoxville, Bruner was ordered to appear before a panel of the court on Sept. 18, but he did not show up. He was booked into the jail that morning and was released a short time later on a $5,000 bond.