Morgan County Woman Charged with Introduction into a Penal Facility

Sierra Faith Massengale, 19, 314 Back Petros Road, Oliver Springs

On Thursday, November 2nd at approximately 11:11pm, Deputy A. Watts responded to the intake interlock at the Roane County Detention Center to bring an in-custody female in for processing. Upon arrival at the interlock, contact was made with Sierra Massengale, who was in the custody of Kingston Police Officer B. Luttrel. Before allowing Ms. Massengale to enter the facility she was asked if she had any drugs, weapons, or associated paraphernalia on her person. She at that time answered “no” to all questions.  Massengale was then advised before she entered the Roane County Detention Facility if any drugs or contraband were found on her person she would be charged with felony introduction. Once inside the interlock an initial search of Sierra Massengale was conducted, it was during that initial search that a clear bag that contained a clear crystalline substance was found in the stomach area of Sierra Massengale. Kingston Police Officer B. Luttrel tested the substance once in the intake area and it did test positive for methamphetamine. This substance will be sent to the TBI crime lab for further testing/identification. Ms. Massengale is being charged (TCA 3916201) introduction into a penal facility which is a Class C Felony and punishable by 3-15 years in prison and a $10,000 fine.

Sierra Faith Massengale’s charges:
1 39-17-425-M Unlawful Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia
2 39-17-418  Simple Possession Or Casual Exchange
3 39-16-201  DRUG Introduction Of Contraband Into A Penal Institution (Drugs)

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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