The purpose of criminal contempt is to preserve the power of the court and vindicate its dignity, and punish a person for disobeying a court order. See Johnson v. Johnson, 343 Ark. 186, 33 S.W.3d 492 (2000). The criminal contempt statute, Ark. Code Ann. § 16-10-108, states that the punishments for a criminal contempt citation "may be by fine or imprisonment in the jail of the county where the court may be sitting, or both, in the discretion of the court.