BREAKING NEWS: Former Lake City Middle School Football Coach Arrested for Sexual Battery

Updated 11:03pm with a statement from Anderson County Schools:

James T. Idles, 34, was arrested by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department today and was booked into the Anderson County Jail around 3:40pm on several counts of Sexual Battery. According to jail records he was released around 5:40pm. He was charged with 9 charges: 4 counts of Sexual Battery, 4 counts of Sexual Battery by an Authority Figure, and 1 count of Aggravated Sexual Battery. He had a $75,000 bond.

In a statement by Anderson County Schools, “James Idles was the LCMS Football Coach for the 2020 season. After this year’s season Coach Idles resigned from his position. The Anderson County School System currently has no information on his arrest other than what is listed on the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office web page.” said Ryan Sutton, schools spokesperson.

Idles was a non-faculty coach for Lake City Middle School and resigned as Head Coach. He is employed by the City of Rocky Top.

We are working to gather more information on this case and will pass it along as quick as we find out.

IDLES, JAMES T

Age: 34 

Class: 2 PRETRIAL/NON-SENTENCED FELON

Race/Sex: W/M

Intake Date: 05/07/2021 03:40 PM

City: ROCKY TOP

Arrested By: ANDERSON COUNTY SHERIFF

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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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