Juvenile arrested on Webster Road in Harriman Tuesday following disturbance and setting house on fire

A 12-year-old boy according to Sheriff Jack Stockton, was arrested for allegedly starting a fire on Webster Road just north of the city of Harriman around 5:15 yesterday afternoon. The Sheriff Jack Stockton told us via text message that the boy set the couch on fire in the home, brandished himself with an axe and waited on his parents to come home.

When deputies arrived he fled on foot into the nearby woods and when he was approached by the deputy, he swung the axe at him but was then taken into custody. No other details were given at this time Fire Department officials put the fire out rather quickly no injuries were reported.

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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One comment

  1. A CRY FOR HELP! Family needs to be investigated. Probably won’t happen. I reported serious child abuse once and it took 6 weeks to even get a phone call back.

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