Harriman councilman facing aggravated domestic assault charge

Local News

HARRIMAN, Tenn. (WATE) — A Harriman city councilman has been arrested and charged with aggravated domestic assault.

Councilman Brian Frost was arrested Tuesday, April 6 after police were dispatched to the 400 block of Cumberland Street for a reported domestic incident. His bond was set at $3,000 dollars on the condition he has no contact with the victim.

The victim stated she and Frost had been in argument when she went to his business to retrieve her belongings.

She told investigators Frost got angry, started throwing things and breaking things at the business. The incident report alleges Frost hit her several times in the face with his hand, choked her and threw her on the ground that was covered in broken glass.

Investigators observed injuries to the victim that were consistent with the with being hit, choked and thrown to the ground. A broken window and glass were observed at the scene.

Frost denied striking the victim when asked by investigators but admitted to breaking a window and other items at the business.

He was transported to the Roane County Detention Facility without incident.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

WATE 6 Storm Weather School

WATE 6 On Your Side Twitter