Note: This story was last updated at 10:30 a.m. July 30.
Bond was reduced to $100,000 on Tuesday for an Oak Ridge man accused of killing one person and injuring 11 people in a parking lot crash after July 4 fireworks.
There were concerns about whether Lee Cromwell, 65, considers himself a “sovereign citizen” and denies governmental authority, and Anderson County General Sessions Court Judge Roger Miller reported that Cromwell was somewhat defiant at his arraignment.
Still, Miller lowered bond for Cromwell from about $205,500 to $100,000, more than cutting it in half.
Cromwell was released Tuesday evening. He is prohibited from contacting the victims. [Read more…]