The following persons were arrested by the Sylva Police Department between Jan. 11 and 17.

Gail Winstead Anderson, 71, Sylva, simple assault. Arrested by Maleah Mathis.

James Daniel Dillard, 66, Sylva, obtain property by false pretenses. Arrested by Mathis.

Jonathan Michael Freeman, 31, Sylva, possession of Schedule II controlled substances, simple possession Schedule II controlled substances, possess drug paraphernalia. Arrested by Patrick Trantham. 

Joshua Warren McDowell, 39, Sylva, felony probation violation. Arrested by Sgt. Zack Stiles.

Christian Ryan Sammons, 27, Cullowhee, possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia. Arrested by Mathis.