(BREAKING NEWS – Roane County Sheriff Jack Stockton told 105.7 News Harriman City Councilman 49-year-old James Brian Frost was arrested by law enforcement early this morning for aggravated assault. He was processed at the jail around 5 a.m. eastern time.
The City of Harriman released the following statement this morning:
“After consultation with District Attorney General Russell Johnson’s Office regarding the events of April 6, 2021 involving Councilman Frost, just like any other citizen, Harriman City Councilman Frost is entitled to the due process of the legal system. The Harriman Police Department responded to a call for service. The officers on the scene made their determination as to their analysis of the situation and the evidence before them. The narrative in the arrest warrant, which is of public record once it has been filed, speaks for itself. All of the allegations made in the warrant are just that, allegations at this point. Anyone who is arrested on a criminal charge is entitled to their constitutional rights and their day in court, including the presumption of innocence until convicted.”
This is a breaking news story and this newsroom is awaiting a copy of the warrant with details regarding the circumstances of Frost taken into custody.