On Wednesday, July 11, 2018, Knox County Deputy Claude Hudson responded to a complaint from the owner of a 1989 Ford pickup truck, reporting it had been burned on Eaton Fork Road in Woodbine. During the investigation, Hudson identified two possible suspects, one of which was Paul Gray. On July 31, 2018, Gray, 48, was arrested at a residence on Eaton Fork Road on charges of criminal trespassing, terroristic threatening, and resisting arrest. On August 6, 2018, Deputy Hudson concluded his investigation, charging Gray with arson and criminal mischief. He remains lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.