Police Make Arrest For Brevard Incendiary Devices

Mar 17, 2021

Authorities have arrested a Brevard man and charged him with leaving several incendiary devices around the city on Sunday.

64-year-old Terry Lee Barham was arrested Tuesday and charged with three counts of terrorism and a long list of other charges.  According to a Facebook post by Brevard Police, those include possession of a weapon of mass destruction, transportation of a weapon of mass destruction, manufacturing of a weapon of mass destruction, malicious damage to a government building, attempted malicious damage to a government building, attempted malicious damage to a church, and attempted malicious damage to an occupied building.

Terry Lee Barham
Credit Brevard Police

Several incendiary devices were found at various buildings in Brevard on Sunday.  The first was discovered Sunday morning on the campus of the First Baptist Church of Brevard.  Then multiple devices were found at the Transylvania County Community Services Building, and a single one at an American Legion Lodge.  No injuries were reported in any of the incidents according to police, who say the devices at the Community Services Building and American Legion Lodge did detonate, leaving 'superficial' damage.