LaFollette Police Department looking for Armed Robbery suspect.

handcuffs-police-lights-arrest-generic (2)At approximately 10:50 am on April 19,2016, the LaFollette Police Department received a call of an armed robbery at the Merita Bread Store located at 2620 Jacksboro Pike. The clerk at the business said a lone suspect armed with a gun, entered the store, made her lie down on the floor and took the currency from the register. According to the clerk, the suspect was a white male in his 70’s. He was wearing a green shirt and a straw hat. LaFollette Police Investigators have been assigned to this case. Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to contact the LaFollette Police Department at 423-562-8331.

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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