2 arrested after crashing stolen truck into vehicle on S. Illinois Avenue, leaving scene

From Facebook Groups

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (July 26, 2021) – Two people are in custody after leaving the scene of a crash in a stolen vehicle in Oak Ridge Monday afternoon.

At approximately 1 p.m., Oak Ridge Police Department (ORPD) officers attempted to stop a stolen pickup truck on South Illinois Avenue at Tulsa Road. The driver of the pickup truck began to flee, and officers discontinued the attempted traffic stop.

The pickup truck continued south driving at a high rate of speed and crashed into a vehicle at the intersection of South Illinois Avenue at South Rutgers Avenue. One tire blew out and the pickup truck continued driving on the remaining three tires towards Edgemoor Road.

Officers located the vehicle on Edgemoor Road a short time later. The pair exited the pickup and tried to run from law enforcement. The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office K-9 tracking unit arrived to assist ORPD and both the male driver and female passenger were in custody by 2:08 p.m.

Cody Mashburn, 29

Cody Mashburn, 29, of Clinton, was driving the pickup truck. He faces charges including motor vehicle theft, felony evading arrest, reckless driving, misdemeanor evading arrest, driving under the influence, and leaving the scene of the accident. Additional charges may be forthcoming.

Angellina A. Alcaraz, 24, of Powell, (correction from earlier reported name of Gonzales) was the passenger in the pickup. She faces charges for drug violations and misdemeanor evading arrest. We do not have a mugshot of Alcaraz.

From Facebook Groups

Both Mashburn and Alcaraz were booked into the Anderson County Detention Facility. 

The driver and passenger in the vehicle that was hit were transported to the hospital with minor injuries. The investigation is ongoing and no further information will be released at this time.

Anyone with information that may help investigators is asked to call ORPD at (865) 425-4399. Crime tips can also be submitted online at http://oakridgetn.gov/department/ORPD/Home. Information can be given anonymously.

Cody R. Mashburn

Age: 29 
Class: 2 PRETRIAL/NON-SENTENCED FELON
Race/Sex: W/M
Intake Date: 07/26/2021 04:10 PM
City: CLINTON
Arrested By:  OAK RIDGE POLICE DEPARTMENT
ChargeBond
THEFT $2,500 – $10,0000
EVADING ARREST0
LEAVING SCENE OF ACCIDENT0
DRIVING UNDER INFLUENCE (DUI)0
DRIVING ON SUSPENDED OR REVOKED0
EVADING ARREST0
RECKLESS DRIVING0

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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