Kenneth Bartley, Jr was arrested at his home in LaFollette this evening. Officers arrived at the residence after a complaint was filed at a local business.
According to the report Bartley had an altercation with a couple at a local vape shop. The couple reports that they got in an argument with Bartley and they allege he broke out the back window of their car with his fist before leaving the scene.
When officers arrived reports indicate that Bartley spat at the officers and struck an officer in the face with his fists. The officers deployed their pepper spray on Bartley. A ambulance was called to the scene where Bartley was treated for both the pepper spray and hand injuries. He was then transported to the Tennova LaFollette Medical Center for a further examination.
He is facing charges of assaulting a police officer and vandalism.