Michael S. Caldwell, 39, 1985 Longs Bend Road, Surgoinsville, and Brandon Eugene Frost, 28, 103 Forest View Drive, Surgoinsville, were arrested in February in connection with a 2012 scheme to "get rid" of a 2007 Chevy Tahoe which later resulted in a $28,054 insurance settlement.
On Monday the grand jury indicted them both on charges including felony filing a false report, insurance fraud, and arson. Frost was additionally charged with burglary, and theft over $1,000 in an unrelated case.
Caldwell reported the Tahoe stolen via telephone call to the Surgoinsville Police Department on Sept. 14, 2012 while Caldwell was at a car show in Gatlinburg.He told police he'd received a call from an employee of a auto repair shop he owned at the time telling him his Tahoe was missing.
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