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Two arrested during Tennessee-Ole Miss game scheduled in court in March

Two men who were arrested during the Tennessee-Ole Miss game are both scheduled to appear in court in March.
Left: Logan Spell / Right: Brian Buchanan
Left: Logan Spell / Right: Brian Buchanan(WVLT)
Published: Oct. 18, 2021 at 9:37 AM CDT|Updated: Mar. 10, 2022 at 8:11 PM CST
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Two men who were arrested during the Tennessee-Ole Miss game were both scheduled to appear in court in March but one man’s case was dismissed.

The arrests sparked following debris that was thrown from the stands to the field after fans questioned a late call in the game. The debris coming from the student section included bottles, cans, vape pens and even an entire bottle of mustard.

Brian Britton Buchanan

Brian Britton Buchanan, from Georgia, was arrested around midnight during the game, according to KPD officials. The police report stated an officer observed Buchanan throwing several water bottles on the field. Several people confronted Buchanan afterward but officers were able to break them up, the report stated. Buchanan was arrested for creating a hazardous or physically offensive condition, investigators said.

Buchanan’s case was dismissed by the Knox County Court on March 4.

Logan Spell

Logan Spell, from Nashville, was arrested by the Blount County Sheriff’s Office. Deputy Chief Jarrod Millsaps of BCSO witnessed Spell throwing a water bottle toward the field near the end of the game, a police report stated. Millsaps approached and tried to interview Spell but he ran as soon as he was questioned, officials said. He was apprehended and placed into custody shortly afterward, according to BCSO.

Spell was scheduled to appear in the Knox County General Session Court on March 11.

This story will be updated as more information is released.

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