Roane County couple charged with murder in suspected overdose case that killed two teen brothers

A Roane County couple was arrested late yesterday for second degree murder after two teenage brothers died of overdoses in Harriman. Authorities took 35-year-old Vincent William Buckholtz and 33-year-old Brittany Janee Buckholtz into custody.

They also face several additional offenses including reckless endangerment, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a firearm during the attempt to commit a dangerous felony, unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, manufacture, deliver and sale of a Schedule VI drug and money laundering.

The two allegedly sold a laced pill to 19-year-old Jared Crass and his 17-year-old brother Javen. Their bodies were found in a family home on Circle Lane.

Vincent and Brittany Buckholtz will be arraigned in court June 28, 2021.

Vincent William Buckholtz

RaceW
SexM
Eye ColorBRO
Hair ColorBRO
Weight160
Height5 11
Admit Date06-23-2021
Admit Time5:37 PM
Confining AgencyRoane
Charge Offense Date Court Type Court Date Bond Bond Type Charging Agency Arresting Agency 
Second Degree Murder06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Second Degree Murder06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Manufacture, deliver, sale or possession of Schedule VI drug (fine not greater than $50,000)06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Reckless Endangerment06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Reckless Endangerment06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Unlawful Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Possession of firearm during attempt to commit dangerous felony06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Possession of firearm during attempt to commit dangerous felony06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Possession of firearm during attempt to commit dangerous felony06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Possession of firearm during attempt to commit dangerous felony06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Possession of firearm during attempt to commit dangerous felony06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Unlawful Possession of a firearm by person convicted of felony drug offense or violent felony06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Unlawful Possession of a firearm by person convicted of felony drug offense or violent felony06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Unlawful Possession of a firearm by person convicted of felony drug offense or violent felony06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Unlawful Possession of a firearm by person convicted of felony drug offense or violent felony06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Unlawful Possession of a firearm by person convicted of felony drug offense or violent felony06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Money Laundering Offenses06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,480.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000

Brittany Janee Buckholtz

RaceW
SexF
Eye ColorBRO
Hair ColorBRO
Weight125
Height5 06
Admit Date06-23-2021
Admit Time5:37 PM
Confining AgencyRoane
Charge Offense Date Court Type Court Date Bond Bond Type Charging Agency Arresting Agency 
Second Degree Murder06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Second Degree Murder06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Manufacture, deliver, sale or possession of Schedule VI drug (fine not greater than $50,000)06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Reckless Endangerment06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Reckless Endangerment06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Unlawful Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Possession of firearm during attempt to commit dangerous felony06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Possession of firearm during attempt to commit dangerous felony06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Possession of firearm during attempt to commit dangerous felony06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Possession of firearm during attempt to commit dangerous felony06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Possession of firearm during attempt to commit dangerous felony06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Unlawful Possession of a firearm by person convicted of felony drug offense or violent felony06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Unlawful Possession of a firearm by person convicted of felony drug offense or violent felony06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Unlawful Possession of a firearm by person convicted of felony drug offense or violent felony06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Unlawful Possession of a firearm by person convicted of felony drug offense or violent felony06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Unlawful Possession of a firearm by person convicted of felony drug offense or violent felony06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,470.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000
Money Laundering Offenses06-23-2021Criminal Court Wicks06-28-2021$26,480.00Bail BondRoaneROANE – TN0730000

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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