Tullahoma Teen Taken From Home By Police – Faces Charges

A 17-year-old is facing charges following an incident at his residence on Druid Lane in Tullahoma. Police were dispatched to the house because of a possible disturbance. When Tullahoma Officer Jim Tate arrived, he allegedly found the teenager attempting to set a mattress on fire. Tate stopped him and grabbed the fire extinguisher from his patrol car and put the fire out. He then escorted the boy out of the house and met members of the fire department who removed the mattress from the house.